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Kite Festivals

 

Kite Festivals are enjoyed by millions of people every year all around the world. We even have a few of our own right here in Canada. What an incredible experience hanging out with all types of people, young and old, sharing a common passion. We may not be able to speak the same language at times but when it comes to kites and kite flying there are no barriers.

Check out the American Kitefliers Association for the latest updates of festivals around the world.

www.aka.kite.org

 

If you know of any kite festivals located in Canada and would like to let the world know about the event, please contact Bud Taylor at 403-948-1958 / kiteguys@shaw.ca

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Canadian Kite Festivals and local Community kite day events for 2015

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* Windscape Kite Festival June 18 -21, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Marston Street & 11th Avenue SW in Swift Current, SK

This is the 11th annual and is always a fantastic event. It starts on the Thursday with the annual "Long day's night music festival" and begins to blend in with kites by Friday and goes right through to Sunday to create one of the best, must attend Music / Kite Festivals in Canada. Hope to see you there. 

www.windscapekitefestival.ca

http://www.windscapekitefestival.ca/long-days-night-music-festival/long-days-night/

Kites and windsocks will be available for purchase.

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* Pacific Rim Kite Festival in Vancouver - UNCONFIRMED DATES - CHECK THE WEBSITE

The British Columbia Kiteflyers Association presents its annual Pacific Rim Kite Festival at Vanier Park in Vancouver. Kids Kite Making Workshop; Candy & Teddy Bear Drops; Face Painting; Kite Displays & Demonstrations; Music & Refreshments. Come fly a kite with us!

http://bcka.bc.ca

 

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  * Parksville Lion's club kite festival  an annual event on Vancouver island in July. (Dates to be confirmed) This is a two day event with a Teddy bear drop each day, lots of concessions, crafters and international sand sculptures event going on at the same time. Kite flying time  10 am to 5 pm each day on a grass field and good winds Location Community Park

Contact: Kite festival Chairman Clarence Esslinger

email to:  clarenceesslinger@gmail.com

http://www.parksvillebeachfest.ca/cms.asp?wpID=2

Phone: 250-248-3796

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* Dieppe Kite International

THE 2015 FESTIVAL WILL BE HELD IN AUGUST (dates to be confirmed) The Dieppe Kite International is the most renowned kite festival in North America.

The best kite flyers in the world, from several countries, come to Dover Park in Dieppe, New Brunswick, Canada to fly multi-colored kites of all shapes and sizes in the sky above.

Phone : 506.877.7878 | kite@dieppe.ca


http://www.cerfvolantdieppe.ca

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WSIKF - Washington State International kite festival

The 35th year of this world famous kite festival is held in August, 2015 (dates to be confirmed).

Long Beach Washington.

The most incredible kites you will ever see in one place at one time. Teams from around the world gather on this one huge beach every year to dazzle you with their aerial works of art. This is a great opportunity to visit with kite makers from around the globe and see new things in kites. Visit the World kite Museum while in Long Beach.

We will be there as well flying our masters of the sky. Look for the Canucks flag and come and say Hi. We'll be there demonstrating some of our stuff.

http://kitefestival.com/

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* Kites over Callingwood in Edmonton AB -  23nd anniversary event

September 5, 2015

Noon to 5:00 pm

Huge kite flying field located at The Callingwood Recreational center 17740 - 69 Ave. Kite making and FREE kite kits to the first 250 kids. Don't miss out, Come early.

www.callingwoodlymburm.com

vic.sharonbrown@shaw.ca

Kites and windsocks will be available for purchase.

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