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Maryland Kite Society Retreat

Turf Valley Resort @ 2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD, 21042, USA

Weekend Kitemaking Retreat in Ellicott City Maryland. More information at Mdkites.org

The 18th Annual Atlantic Coast Kite Festival is Inviting You!

17th Street, Virginia Beach, Virginia 17th Street, Virginia Beach, VA, United States

The 18th Annual Atlantic Coast Kite Festival is Inviting You! For a Friday night kite fly and 2 days of Kite Flying Fun in the sand and sun, Saturday and Sunday, at 17th Street, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Our schedule consists of: The Friday Night Kite Fly, May 5th (6 – 9 pm) Two Days of Kite Flying: Saturday, May 6th (10 am – 4 pm) and Sunday May 7th (10 am – 4 pm) Saturday and Sunday are fun packed kite flying days, open to the public. Three fields are available for big kites, stunt kite flying and fun flying. We are looking for demonstration kite flyers to fill the sky with kites. Will Smoot with Kite Bus provides the music and announcements. Free children’s kite classes will be offered all day. Contest of different categories each day. We have kite flying of all kinds with wonderful people from here there and everywhere, flying on the demonstration fields and we hope you will come and join us! For kite flyers, we provide good food and drinks every day and the usual party on Saturday night. Hotel rooms are limited.  We offer gas assistance money to attendees coming from far away. […]

LBI International Kite Festival

Long Beach Island, NJ 6805 Long Beach Boulevard, Brant Beach, NJ, United States

This is a four day event on the beaches of Long Beach Island, New Jersey. The festival includes Master Kite Making workshop featuring Ron Gibian, Indoor kite show, 1 mile of kite show on October 7 and October 8, and Night Fly on October 7. Please contact Lisa Willoughby at stellakite@hotmail.com or DM if interested in attending.

Kite Festival at Sailwinds Park

For twenty years the Kite Festival at Sailwinds Park has been a great day of fun flying, kite demos, music, food, rock walls, petting zoos for hundreds of families on the banks of the Choptank River on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Free

Maryland Kite Society Kitemaking Retreat

Turf Valley Resort @ 2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD, 21042, USA

The 2024 Retreat begins Friday evening February 16 and ends on Monday noon February 19. As we decided at our last retreat, we’ll be featuring a number of kitemaking projects in 2024, so you can depart with one or more brand new finished flyable gems. We’re pleased to confirm that Jon Trennepohl will be presenting his suspended wing delta, Mike Mosman will be presenting his mini Edo, and Adam Grow will be presenting "Sew What", an information packed forum about your sewing machine and how to tune it for kites.

2nd North Jersey Spring Warm-up Indoor Kite Event

Byram Lakes School 12 Mansfield Drive, Byram Township, NJ, United States

The purpose of this event is to have fun, refine your skills, learn new ones, and introduce people to the joy of indoor kite flying. - Indoor kite flying for kite flyers and people new to kiting. - Experienced indoor kite flyers available to assist in teaching people on how to fly kites indoors. Indoor kites will be available for use. - Experienced indoor kite flyers available to provide coaching and feedback on indoor kite routines. - Kite flyers can practice and demonstrate their indoor kite routines. Sound system will be in use during the event. - If there is interest, an informal indoor practice competition will be run in the afternoon. If you plan on attending, please RSVP to: falcon.aero.designs@gmail.com Directions and local lodging information available on request. Event sponsored by: Falcon Aero Designs LLC and the South Jersey Kite Flyers

Blue Ridge Kite Festival

Green Hill Park Diuguids Lane and Green Hill Park Rd, Salem, United States

23rd Annual Blue Ridge Kite Festival in Green Hills Park, Salem, VA. Kite Demonstrations, vendors, plenty of space for public flying and lots of parking

Free

19th Annual Atlantic Coast Kite Festival

17th Street, Virginia Beach, Virginia 17th Street, Virginia Beach, VA, United States

Please join us for the 19th Virginia Beach Annual Atlantic Coast Kite Festival Open House Kick-off Celebration & Night Kite Fly Friday, May 3 from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Food, Soda and Drinks and Fun Provided Kite Flying Festival 17th Street & Atlantic at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront Saturday and Sunday, May 4 & 5 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Each day we provide Breakfast and Lunch Soda, water and beverages all day Saturday Night Party: 6 – 10pm Sponsored by Jackite and Kitty Hawk Kites Join us for good food and drinks, fun and socialization Contact Christopher and Charlotte Stankus - 757-647-5970 Location TBA Kite enthusiasts and spectators unite for the Atlantic Coast Kite Festival! This cherished event offers a rich array of activities that cater to people of all ages and skill levels. Take part in the “Best Kite Contest,” where all are welcome to showcase their creativity and flying prowess. Contestants can enter with either self-made or purchased kites, with judging based on the kite’s appearance, construction quality, and the participant’s ability to keep it airborne for five consecutive minutes at a height of 100 feet. Judging criteria encompass flight (sustaining flight for five minutes), […]

Free