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East Idaho News chopper rides now on sale


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With parades, family, friends, delicious food, patriotism and unforgettable fireworks, there’s something special about the Fourth of July in east Idaho.

Now imagine experiencing Independence Day from the air in the East Idaho News chopper! is partnering with Teton Volkswagen to make it happen as part of the annual Riverfest in Idaho Falls on Monday, July 4.

For only $75 per person (including taxes, fees and fuel surcharge), riders will take off from Snake River Landing, soar over beautiful Idaho Falls to Ammon and fly over neighborhoods, the Latter-day Saint Temple, Melaleuca Field, downtown and the gorgeous falls. You’re welcome to take as many photos (and videos) from the air as you want, and trust us — it will be an experience you won’t forget.

Rides begin at 9 a.m. and continue all day. There are up to six spaces available per helicopter ride, so you can bring your family, significant other or go with a group of friends!

Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased here. They’ve sold out every year – so don’t put off buying your tickets.

We’ll see you in the skies!