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Candy Drop

December 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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One event on December 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Mark your calendars now as the Candy Bomber returns to the Dare County Regional Airport in Manteo for the annual “candy drop” on Sunday, December 19! The “Spirit of Freedom” and the 101-year-old Candy Bomber himself, Colonel Gail Halvorsen, have been dropping candy for boys and girls around the globe for over 80 years. There will be a flyover above the Wright Brothers Memorial at 10:35 a.m. on Friday, December 17. On Saturday, the “Spirit of Freedom” will be open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dare County Regional Airport in Manteo. Finally, the highly anticipated “candy drop” will take place on Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Dare County Regional Airport in Manteo, after which kids will have the opportunity to meet Santa Claus at 1:30 p.m


December 19, 2021
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Dare County Regional Airport
410 Airport Road
Manteo, NC 27954 United States
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