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2013 Berkeley Kite Festival

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Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admision, but all day parking is $15 at the marina w/ a free shuttle to the festival

Berkeley Marina | University Ave. and Marina Blvd., Berkeley, CA



2013 Berkeley Kite Festival

2013 Berkeley Kite FestivalKites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 28th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships.

This annual festival for 2013 features giant creature kites as big as houses, high flying kite fights, plus free kite-making and candy drops for kids.

28th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival
July 27-28, 2013 | 10 am-6 pm
Cesar E. Chavez Park at Berkeley Marina
FREE (Parking is $15)

Hands-on Activities:
» Free Kite Making: 11 am-1 pm
» Free Candy Drops: 2:30 pm
» Free Kite Flying Lessons: 11 am-4 pm
» Free Rokkaku Battle

Special Guests:
» The Berkeley Kite Wranglers & Friends
» Bay Area Sport Kite League
» Sode Cho Kite Team of Hamamatsu Japan
» Brian Champie’s King of the Hill Gang

2013 Berkeley Kite FestivalEvent Highlights:
» Worlds Largest Octopus Kite
» Humongous Kites: Bigger than a house and longer than a train
» Team Kite Ballet
» The Berkeley Kite Wranglers & Friends
» West Coast Kite Championship competition
» 20,000 sq. ft. of Giant Creature Kites from New Zealand
» Taiko Drummers
» Japanese-Style Rokkaku Kite Battle for the Skies
» Giant Kite Sales Tent
» Manufacturers’ Demonstrations
» Free Kite Making, Kite Flying Lessons, and Candy Drop
» Great Food & Music
» Arts & Crafts Booths

Awesome photo Credit: Bradley of OutSF Meetup Group


Links: Event details

Cost: FREE*

*Free admision, but all day parking is $15 at the marina w/ a free shuttle to the festival

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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, East Bay, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, KFOG, Kids & Families
Address: University Ave. and Marina Blvd., Berkeley, CA

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