One of our favorite days of the year is almost here. Newark Airport’s Family Day is back again this year!
This year’s Family Day will be on Saturday October 5, 2013.
It’s really a great day for kids and aviation geeks alike. Last year, Joann and I brought our nephew, Ben, since he adores planes, trains, and autos… and well, it’s an excuse for me to indulge my big kid-ness as well!
I wasn’t there for myself; I was there for Ben! 😉
Being at EWR, United is very present. We toured their 767 in Star Alliance livery and it was a beauty.
Ben really seemed at home in those BusinessFirst seats. Good thing he’s racked up a good amount of miles in his 5 years!
The Port Authority also had their airport vehicles on display so
I Ben was able to sit inside all of them.
There were rides in the de-icer, small aircrafts on display, and even music and a petting zoo! Definitely a lot of activities to entertain your kid(s) for a few hours. Also important for entertaining kids were the free snacks like chips, cookies, popcorn, and even hot dogs.
I chatted with Seth from The Wandering Aramean for a bit as he was taking the opportunity to get some great planes potting shots from the bleachers. He also wrote a nice post recapping the day also.
Overall, it’s a great day for kids who are even remotely interested in airplanes… and great for adults who are obsessed with them!