Every December 17th

Celebrated at Wright Brothers National Memorial

“They had a Dream and the Courage to Pursue it…”

Sean D Tucker-FFS Honorary Member

“Come Celebrate the 12 Seconds that Changed the World”

Sally Ride Selected as 2021 Paul E Garber Shrine Honoree.

Sally K Ride, has been named the 2021 Honoree to be inducted into the Dr. Paul E. Garber First Flight Shrine located in the Museum and Visitors Center at the Wright Brothers National Memorial, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, USA.

This honor is selected annually by a high-level panel appointed by the First Flight Society, from among numerous nominations submitted from around the world as well as compiled lists of qualified candidates. The Shrine is located within the Museum and Visitors Center at the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC. The induction ceremony will be held on Wright Brothers Day, December 17, 2021, with a celebration celebration luncheon held theat afternoon in Kitty Hawk. A portrait of Sally Ride will be unveiled and presented at the ceremony on December 17th, 2021, celebrating the 118th Anniversary of the Wright Brothers First Flight.

Wright Brothers Day is celebrated on December 17th. The First Flight Society Wright Brothers Day Celebration is normally held at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC. The event runs from 9AM-5PM and admission is free.

Can we count on you?

Sponsorship opportunities are now available for the 2022 Wright Brothers Day Celebration. The event will be held on Saturday, December 17th, 2022 at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC.

The FFS plans an annual celebration at the Wright Brothers National Memorial on December 17th mandated by their bylaws to memorialize the work of the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk, NC.

Available sponsorship levels range from $500 to a $5,000 level. Sponsor packages are based on the sponsor level. Sponsors are featured on the First Flight Society and event websites.

Contact Mike Fonseca today for more information on sponsorships at (252) 441-1903 or [email protected]

Our Sponsors

Wright Brothers Day is brought to you by the First Flight Society.