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Sculptures in the Sky Kite Festical

Sculpture Fields of Mintsgue Park, Chayyanooga, TN 1800 Polk Street, Chattanooga, TN, United States

A family fun fly with big show kites, stunt kite demos, Rokkaku lessons and flying for the family, fighter kite flying, beer and food trucks, and other fun activities.

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.

Let’s Fly!

Soar to new heights at Let’s Fly! Join us as we decorate kites and learn from local groups about different ways to take flight in the skies! February 17 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. North Santa Cruz Park All Ages Free For more information, please visit: https://www.sahuaritaparksandrec.org/

Free

Los Alamos Kite Festival

Overlook Park, 580 Overlook Rd, White Rock NM 87544 580 Overlook Rd, White Rock, NM, United States

The Los Alamos Arts Council has been hosting this event since 1996. The largest of its kind in northern New Mexico, the Festival includes music, food, kite-building workshops, and lots of kite flying. Kite enthusiasts from all over the southwest fly their large, intricately shaped kites and hand-made flying works of art, demonstrate stunt-kite flying, and grace the fields with incredibly colorful banners. Free kite-building workshops for kids are held on Saturday and Sunday afternoon where children build and decorate simple kites with assistance from volunteers. Kids use both their craft and artistic skills to put literally hundreds of these kites up in the sky. For the six-and-under crowd, pre-built kites are available for decorating. A kite hospital is staffed with kite medics to mend the inevitable broken and injured kites using sticks, duct tape, and ingenuity. Everyone young at heart is invited. Bring a kite, build a kite, fly a kite, or just take in the artful scene.

Free