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Kite Festival at Sailwinds Park

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.
Cedar Park Kite Festival

Cedar Park Kite Festival

Fly your kite at the Cedar Park Kite Festival! Join your neighbors for an afternoon of sun, smiles, and colorful KITES at this free, family and pet-friendly event! There will be food trucks, music, performances, and more. Free and open to the public. Bring your own...
AKA Featured Flier – Joe Eyman

AKA Featured Flier – Joe Eyman

Tell us a little bit about yourself: 60 trips around the sun 🌞, I’m Joe Eyman. I occupy a home in Colorful Colorado! I’ve competed once, Treasure Island! Kites started as physical therapy for me and almost twenty Kites later, I’m looking for just one more!...

AKA Feature Kite Flier – Deb Lenzen

Follow along as we feature members of the American Kitefliers Association during National Kite Month.  Today we have Deb Lenzen. 1. Tell us about yourself – Deb Lenzen, Prescott, AZ. I compete in kitemakers competitions. I am the third woman in the history of...
November Fireside Chat with AKA President

November Fireside Chat with AKA President

November 16th, 2017 WOW! If you attended the Annual Convention in October, chances are you are like me and finding that even tho a month has passed, you find yourself still trying to make heads and tails of everything that happened! It has been a crazy few months for...