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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 403-948-1958 / kiteguys@shaw.ca


Canadian Kite Festivals and Community kite day events for 2015



 Kite Day in Okotoks, AB.  April 26, 2015 from 1:00 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:  Mark Doherty Community Events Coordinator, Town of Okotoks.  (403) 938-8950
  • email: mdoherty@okotoks.ca

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



* Windscape Kite Festival June 19 -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. 



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


* Pacific Rim Kite Festival in Vancouver - 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!





  * 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


Phone: 250-248-3796



* 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




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.




* 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.



Kites and windsocks will be available for purchase.



"The Sky's The Limit"

Mather Fall Festival in Mather, MB on Saturday, September 12, 2015.  Fun starts at 10:00 a.m., there's kite flying in the afternoon along with catapult competitions and kids activities! The day concludes with a Steak Bar-b-q & beer gardens. 

Contact Tricia Livingstone (204) 529-2606 or email:  deadrock@inethome.ca for more information! 











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