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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.



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 403-658-5483 / kiteguys@shaw.ca


Canadian Kite Festivals and Community kite day events for 2017



 Kite Day in Okotoks, AB.  April  from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m  

Riverside Community Park (across the road from the Dawgs baseball diamond.)

Come out for a free afternoon of family fun with kite flying! 

  • Contact: Community Events Coordinator, Town of Okotoks.  (403) 938-8950
  • email:

The Kiteguys will be there with plenty of Kites and windsocks available for purchase.


 Calgary - June 24, The Citadel Community is having their "United Kites of Citadel" event.

The event runs June 24 from 5 to 8 pm at Citadel Park School, 808 Citadel Drive NW. Calgary.

contact: Michelle Herzog, Citadel Community Association (Director at Large)

email to: mnherzog@shaw.ca



* Windscape Kite Festival June 24 25 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Marston Street & 11th Avenue SW in Swift Current, SK

This is the 13h 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. 



The Kiteguys will be there with plenty of Kites and windsocks available for purchase.



CONFIRMED  * Pacific Rim Kite Festival in Vancouver -
June  10 -11 2015 – 11 am – 6 pm

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!




CANADA DAY EVENT 150 years - JULY 1, 2017 - BENTLEY AB. FUN FLY in Bentley

The KITEGUYS will be proudly flying and celebrating the Canada Day events in Bentley AB.

For more information contact Bud Taylor @ kiteguys@shaw.ca  




* Parksville Lion's club kite festival  July 22 23. An annual event on Vancouver island in July an all-day event. 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  9 am to 5 pm each day on a grass field and good winds Location Community Park,Parksville BC


Contact: Kite festival Chairman Clarence Esslinger

email to:  clarenceesslinger@gmail.com


Phone: 250-248-3796



* Dieppe Kite International

THE 2017 FESTIVAL WILL BE HELD IN AUGUST. 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




WSIKF - Washington State International kite festival

The 37th year of this world famous kite festival is held in August 2017.

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.




* Kites over Callingwood in Edmonton AB -  25th anniversary event

September 2, 2017

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. Bring your kites and have some real fun with all your friends and neighbors! Plenty of action for all ages. Food and drink available. The Kiteguys will be doing their famous Parachute Candy drops from a large kite flying overhead. You can't miss this.



Kites and windsocks will be available for purchase.



University of Alberta in Edmonton AB. Canada 150 Celebration

September 24, 2017

Located south of The Saville Community Sports Centre. Click on link for more information and directions. 













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