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38th Santa Barbara Kite Festival

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

The theme and date has been announced for the 2024 Santa Barbara Kite Festival. The theme of this year’s kite festival is “Love is a Breeze!”. The 38th Santa Barbara Kite Festival will have everyone loving the breezes and the fun 11am-4pm Sunday April 14th in the Great Meadow on the west campus lawn at Santa Barbara City College.
Festival Kite Master Rakesh Bahadur and Festival Director David Hefferman chose this year’s theme “Love is a breeze” as an engaging and fun idea, celebrating the laughter, love and togetherness of families and friends at the festival.
Ready to generate more fun and laughter at this year’s festival, the “Childrens’ Tail Chase” will include groups of kids divided into various age groups, chasing and trying to capture the tail of a kite expertly flown by Mr. Bahadur. The festival’s full schedule is also packed with a number of family-friendly kite contests including “Most Beautiful” (handmade & commercial), “Highest Flying”, “Largest & Smallest Kites”, ”Youngest & Oldest Kite Flyers”, “Most Unique Or Unusual Kite”, “Funniest Kite”, “Most Unflyable Kite”, and “Best of Fest” -recognizing the best overall kite entry and participant of the day. Finally, festival organizers select a winner of the “Lion Award”- created in the memory of local legend Chad Dreier and his loving family who are long time supporters of the festival. The festival is held each year in the Great Meadow on the west campus of Santa Barbara City College, 973 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, Ca 93109. Admission to the festival is free. Parking is available on both west campus and the main campus. Kites, food, and beverages can be purchased at the event.

Details

Date:
April 14
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
www.sbkitefest.net

Organizer

Santa Barbara Kite Festival
Phone
(805) 637-6202
Email
sbkitefest@gmail.com
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Venue

West Campus, Santa Barbara City College, 973 Cliff Drive
973 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
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Phone
805-637-6202
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