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National Kite Month 2017

National Kite Month 2017

We are barely a week away from this years National Kite Month! We are updating the calendars, and adding more and more content in the next few days. Stay tuned as we get everything all new and sparkly for this year!

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What was the best thing about National Kite Month? Help the folks running the show make next year better and be entered in for a chance to win several prizes! http://goo.gl/forms/WC4xEsyB4f

April 25th – Whats coming up for the final stretch?

There is a LOT coming up in this final week, are you planning on attending one?   April 21st – May 1st – Cervia, Italy, http://www.festivalinternazionaleaquilone.com/web/ April 25th – Kites in Flight, Wisconsin Rapids, WI South Wood County Recreation Center – Kite demonstrations. April 29th- May1st 22nd Annual Maryland International Kite Expo – Ocean City, MD  The Maryland International […]

April 21st – Cool Kite Happenings

On April 17th, thousands of young people and their families from all over the Central Coast descended on Santa Maria’s Rotary Centennial park for the 7th Annual Discovery Museum Free Family Kite Festival.  It looks like folks there had a great time!! But before the festivities kicked off at the Santa Maria event, several win […]

April 18th – What’s Ahead

It has been a crazy week for folks across the country celebrating National Kite Month, but things aren’t over just yet, there is still two more weeks to go!  Here is a listing of some of the events coming up in the next week. But, before we get to the list, here is a video […]

April 16th – Indoor Kite Flying

Indoor Kiting (video from YouTube – by Matt Cyphert)Yes, believe it or not, kites can be flown indoors. In fact, indoor kite flying and competition are becoming more and more popular all the time with performers appearing on shows like America’s Got Talent.  Designed to fly in a windless environment, this type of kite is […]

April 15th – Kite Safety

Field Guide Welcome to the wide world of kiting, you’ve found the right place for getting a good start – kite flying is not difficult, and even a few basic pieces of information regarding wind, safety and set up can significantly improve your flight experience. With years of kite organization history behind us, AKA volunteers […]

April 13th - More events!

April 13th – More events!

Just this morning we learned of a few more events to add to the calendar! April 16th – Flights of Fancy, Lee’s Summit, MO – MCC-Longview Flights of Fancy features dazzling mega kite displays by the Kansas City Kite Club on the picturesque lawn of the MCC-Longview campus. It is the only event of its kind […]

April 12th – New Events added!

We are adding some new events to the calendar!   April 15-16th – Chinese Kite Festival in Lahaina on Maui, Hawaii -Celebrate the colorful world of kites during a this Chinese Kite Festival on Maui at the Wo Hing Museum in Lahaina on Friday from 2 to 7 pm. Enjoy an exhibit of handmade kites in traditional […]