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September 2017
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[Crescent City]
         
[Beech Mountain] A Family Fun event with lots of room to fly your kites, or watch the Art Kites, Giant Display kites, and Sport Kite demos. There will be lots of vendors on hand, kite games, kids racing with Bols (parachutes) and a kite sales tent. Saturday afternoon Kite makers will bring their creations to be judged by Master Kite maker Charlie Dunton, and on Sunday kids will have the opportunity to color a kite of their own. There will be judging Sunday which MAY include Largest Kite, Smallest Kite, Prettiest kite, and several other categories as the judges announce them.
         
[Callaway] The Callaway (NE) Kite Flight is held on Labor Day weekend. It is an amazing AKA-sanctioned event that has hosted guests from at least 21 nations and 29 states since the event began in 1991. Guests of the Callaway Kite Flight drive into the event site, between rows of flags, representing guests from all over the world.
Professional and amateur fliers decorate the skies over the breath-takingly beautiful Nebraska countryside. Children and adults enjoy the large and colorful kites flown by our professional kite fliers. You can bring your own kite or buy one at one of the on-site vendors.
Activities Include:
Kite Flying for Everyone
Professional Kite Flyers
Candy Drops
Horse Rides
Kid Activities
Concession Stand
Kite Vendors Onsite
And More…………
Callaway offers shopping,
restaurants, bars, museums,
church services and more.
There is also Camping at
Morgan Park (please call 308-
836-2262).
Bring sunscreen and a chair or blanket to sit on. We hope you can join us this year, are you coming to the Callaway Kite Flight?
Admission is only $3 per person per day (ages 3 & under free). Buses from nearby nursing homes are admitted free. There is plenty of free parking.
         
[Two Rivers] Once again, Neshotah Beach in Two Rivers is the place to be this Labor Day Weekend. The 12th Annual Kites Over Lake Michigan, brought to you by our Title Sponsors Fox Communities Credit Union and Shoreline Credit Union, will be held there on Sept. 2nd and 3rd, 2017.This is one of the largest kite festivals in the Midwest, attracting kitefliers and people from all over the country. Those who come will be treated to some incredible displays of giant show kites of every type and size, precision stunt teams performing amazing aerial ballet with their kites, spectacular and colorful ground displays and activities for kids and the public both days.The fun does not stop at the end of the day on Saturday because we will have a mass release of Sky Lanterns followed by a Fireworks Show finale, weather permitting. Sky Lanterns will be available for sale at the beach and UFO, and only 100% bio-degradable Sky Lanterns will be allowed to be released there. Those with metal wires and candles will not be allowed. On Sunday morning, we will have free kite making for kids from 9.00 am to 11.00 am.There will be a shuttle bus service from the Two Rivers High School to the beach for both days. Details on time will be furnished as soon as all the logistics are finalized.Date: Sept. 2nd and 3rd, 2017 ►Sept. 2nd: Kite flying events from 11.00 am to 4.00 pm ■Sky Lanterns release at dusk, followed by Fireworks Show, weather permitting ►Sept. 3rd: Kite flying events from 11.00 am to 4.00 pm ■Free kids kite making from 9.00 am to 11.00 amPlaces to stay - sponsor hotels, campgrounds and B&B ►Holiday Inn, Manitowoc (920) 682-6000. This is the kitefliers’ headquarters and if you mention you are coming to the kite festival, you will receive a special rate of $90 per night. ►Village Inn On The Lake - hotel and camping (920) 794-8818 ►Red Forest Bed And Breakfast (920) 793-1784 ►Seagull Marina And Campground (920) 794-7533 ►Scheffel’s Hideaway Campground (920) 657-1270 ►Fox Hills Resort (920) 755-2376Special Notes ►Per City Ordinance, no dogs
           
[COLBY] My Wind Stuff is hosting its fifth annual Kite Festival in Colby Kansas Sunday Sept 3rd and Monday Sept 4th at the Colby High School,from 11am until dark both days, we will have big promo kites, stunt kites, novelty kites parachute races for all ages starting at 1pm and a candy drop following the parachute races. Kite vendor will be on location for sales , repairs and lessons on all types of kites. Free parking , Free admission! Directly north of Wal-Mart, Rv campground within a half mile of the event. Contact Curt or Kendra with My Wind Stuff for any additional info. 7854831309.
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[Nags Head]
         
[San Francisco] Monthly sport kite comp. All welcome
[Mentor] Our monthly “Free Fly” where members get together to show off their latest kites or tell their latest stories of where they have been. We got chased off our regular field and just went down the lake to Mentor Headlands to fly at the beach. We also are there to help anyone who has any problems with a kite they have with them.
Plug in “Edgewater Park” Cleveland, Ohio into your map program and follow the directions. We are at the lower park near the lake side of the park. Look for the banners.
Come on down and “Learn to fly”
         
SDKC (CA)
[San Diego] Fun Fly & general meeting
 
[Beech Mountain] A Family Fun event with lots of room to fly your kites, or watch the Art Kites, Giant Display kites, and Sport Kite demos. There will be lots of vendors on hand, kite games, kids racing with Bols (parachutes) and a kite sales tent. Saturday afternoon Kite makers will bring their creations to be judged by Master Kite maker Charlie Dunton, and on Sunday kids will have the opportunity to color a kite of their own. There will be judging Sunday which MAY include Largest Kite, Smallest Kite, Prettiest kite, and several other categories as the judges announce them.
       
[Oak Bluffs] The MV Wind Festival, now in it’s 7 year is a day of fun and flying for all ages. Beautiful Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard is the setting for this family friendly event. Free kite making for children with prizes and games from 10:30 to 1pm. Adult flying competitions with prizes from 1 to 3pm. Games and fun for everyone all day.
 
[COLBY] My Wind Stuff is hosting its fifth annual Kite Festival in Colby Kansas Sunday Sept 3rd and Monday Sept 4th at the Colby High School,from 11am until dark both days, we will have big promo kites, stunt kites, novelty kites parachute races for all ages starting at 1pm and a candy drop following the parachute races. Kite vendor will be on location for sales , repairs and lessons on all types of kites. Free parking , Free admission! Directly north of Wal-Mart, Rv campground within a half mile of the event. Contact Curt or Kendra with My Wind Stuff for any additional info. 7854831309.
       
[Ogunquit] The 19th Annual Capriccio Festival of Kites will be held on September 9th, 2017, on the Ogunquit Beach from 9am to 2pm. The Festival is part of a two week celebration of the Arts. Over 300 kites will be given away to kids to decorate and fly. All volunteers that help with set-up, kite decorating, or demonstrate any kite flying will receive a free Capriccio Kite Festival t-shirt and free parking. Come early, stay late, and help us decorate the skies with kites. Rain Date Sunday September 10th, 2017 from 9am to 2pm
 
         
[Jackson] 2017 marks the 15th annual Prairie Winds Kite Fly!
Prairie Winds Kite festival showcases spectacular show kites and a fantastic group community event! Pro-kite flyers from seven states will bring out their GIANT, Show Kites - plus you can fly your own! Don’t have one? No problem! Donovan’s Hobby Store of Sioux Falls will have kites available for sale!
PLUS - there will be Kite Making for Kids • Bol Races • Kids Candy Drop • Scavenger Hunt • Concessions • And more!
A Family Event FREE to the Public!
Special Thanks to our Major Event Sponsor -- the Robert & Helen Remick Foundation and to the City of Jackson and the Jackson Municipal Airport for hosting this spectacular event!
 
         
[Broken Arrow] SkyDance Kite Festival is a free public kite festival. Kite fliers from around the midwest will fly their giant show kites while the public can fly their kites as well. Chisholm Trail Park is a large beautiful park. There will be a kite vendor and a food vendor. Shade canopies are allowed.
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[Coupeville]
         
[Berkeley] Fun fly, end of year BASKL awards and BBQ
[Nelson]
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SDKC (CA)
[San Diego] Indoor fly with Electric Model Flyers
[Coleville] Highline Kite Flyers, Kite Building, Kite Competitions,Craft Fair, Food Vendors, Bounce House, Horse Rides, Hay Rides,Music
       
[The Dalles] Friday 10 am to 4 pm. Come fly and interact with some wonderful, enthusiastic Oregon Veterans. This will be a chance to participate in a very open Fun Fly indoors and out with spectacular views of the Columbia River Gorge. Bring your big, small, single line, dual and quad line kites as well as your indoor kites. There will be room for everything kite related.
[Roosevelt Island] Fun Fly from Noon to 4 PM.
 
         
[Grayland]
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[Coney Island] Professionals and amateurs will be flying one line, dual line, and quad line kites on the famous Coney Island Beach between Bay 10th and 10 west street. All ages are able to participate.
         
[Brooklyn] Professionals and amateurs will be flying one line, dual line, and quad line kites on the famous Coney Island Beach between Bay 10th and West 10th Street. All ages are welcome to participate.
         
[Lincoln City] The Fall Kite Festival is held on the beach in the center of Lincoln City at the D-River Wayside from 10am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday.
For more information about the festival, visit the event page or call 800-452-2151.
         
[Waynesboro] Coyner Springs Kite Fly is fun for the young and young at heart! Bring your kites and come have a blast flying with other kite lovers.
No kite? No worries we will be giving away over 300 kites! Grab your spot and watch as all sorts of kites fill the sky. Some kiting clubs will be there to show off their moves with stunt and ballet kites and single and multi-line kites. If the wind is good, the power kites may even come out! Bring your blanket and chairs- there will be plenty to see and do!
Activities:
Kite Decorating
Kite Decorating Contest
Bowl Kite Races
Candy Drop
Highest flyer contest
Art Tent- Pumpkins and Pinwheels
Apple Slingin’ Contest
Old Fashioned Hay Rides
Photo Stations
Food Vendors
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