2020 Theme: WWII Jungle Outpost!

Join us for our unforgettably magical 12th annual celebration with THE WORLD FAMOUS GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA, Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope and Hollywood’s singing and tap dancing sweethearts the Satin Dollz!


Step into Hollywood’s WWII planes! Enjoy a night of dancing under the stars w/your sweetheart, amongst WWII planes/flybys/vehicles & re-enactors, listening to the most sought after big bands!


See an exhilarating new WWII air show, breath-taking set and prop designs, an interactive scavenger hunt and much more!


Spend a night out in the ’40s! Enter our hangar at Boulder Airport made into Casablanca’s Rick’s Café Americain—w/belly dancers, movie set lights and props and even a roulette table that attendees can play on!


Walk down Victory St. under a canopy of lights, amidst WWII era vehicles and museum displays while watching our “Planes of WWII” airshow! Also with an authentic attire contest, Swing dance lessons, Singles Dance Hosting & a dance contest!


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June 20th 2020!

Don’t miss out on the MUST DO, most celebrated event of the summer!



2020 Theme: WWII Jungle Outpost!

* VICTORY STREET (WWII jungle-themed) showcasing: spectacular sets, historic exhibits, multimedia displays + International foods!

* BBC Radio Jungle Outpost with WWII radio presentations; try your hand at vintage radio presenting and broadcasting!

* Check out our 1940s jungle-themed Drive-In Movie Theatre featuring authentic classic cars + concessions!
* Grab a passport, visit + learn + play our interactive jungle-themed scavenger hunt!
* Bob Hope, Carmen Miranda, Lucille Ball, Rita Hayworth, Betty Grable… Meet the stars of the 1940s!
* Climb aboard Rocky Mountain Commemorative Air Force’s TBM Avenger!

* An exhilarating new WWII air show and much more!***

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2018 10th Anniversary 1940's WWII Era Ball Official Highlights Video by Brent Andeck!

2018 10th Anniversary 1940's WWII Era Ball Official Highlights Video by Brent Andeck! Are you in it? Please tag yourselves! ****HANGAR highlights coming soon!

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10th Anniversary 1940’s WWII Era Ball 2018 Video!

Other fun happenings at the Ball…

Swing dancers will heat up the dance floor under a canopy of movie set lights while cigarette girls hand out rations.  Attendees will have the opportunity to have their photos taken with WWII planes and military vehicles,  stop by the Tango Tango club tent or the “Cantina” tent, enter the 1940’s costume contest and dance the night away in a Conga Line!  And to top the night off in grand style we’ll announce the end of the war with an authentic 1940’s radio announcement complete with a confetti drop and celebration! 

*Air show dependent on weather.



Come enjoy Boulder Airport’s breath-taking summer beauty with good friends, good music and good dancing!


– As Seen In –

“This playful, reverent and ultimately nostalgic event
offers everything you’d expect – sounds like a tradition to us.”

– The Denver Post


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“The ball takes place in a real airplane hangar at the Boulder Airport. WWII re-enactors, authentic WWII era military aircraft and ball-goers dressed in period clothes makes one feel one just stepped back in time.”

-Fox 31 Denver