EAA the gathering event information

Enjoy an evening full of food, friends, fun, and philanthropy.


Parking is available at either the EAA Aviation Museum or the Brown Lot (grassy area across the frontage road, west of the museum entrance.)


All guests must enter through the EAA Aviation Museum.


Guests are asked to dress in semi-formal attire.

Brand new for this year - Express Check-In!

Guests that have entered the required information into the event portal prior to arrival will receive an eTicket, which gets scanned at the door for entry into the event. This new feature will greatly decrease the check-in time as long as all required information has been entered. Visit the FAQ section for more details about how ticket purchases and Express Check-In work.

eaa the gathering mobile bidding

Bid on auctions or make a donation with your mobile device.

Simply charge your phone and ensure your information is correctly entered into the mobile bidding system, for access to bid right from your phone.

Biding assistants will be there to guide you through registering, bidding, and donating all from your mobile device.

If you would rather not raise your bid paddle during the special giving portion of the evening, simply enter your pledge via your mobile device.

The auction lot list will be updated as new lots are confirmed, so be sure to check back to learn more about all the exciting lots available.

Mobile Bidding Sponsored By:

Midcontinent Instrument and Avionics

eaa the gathering | host a table

The Gathering is EAA’s largest fundraiser that directly supports growing education, outreach, and advocacy programs.

Gold and Silver table host options are available and each host may invite up to 10 guests.

Gold Table Host $10,000

Silver Table Host $5,000

Individual Seat $650

The Gathering Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Textron Aviation

Balcony Skybox Host



Cirrus Aircraft

Arrival Experience
& Culinary Sponsor

PenFed Credit Union


Volare Hangars

Bid Paddles and Bidder Gift Sponsor

WACO Junkers

Mobile Bidding
& Fuel The Future

Midcontinent Instrument and Avionics

Cocktail Reception Sponsor

midco avionics true blue power

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