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2011 Berkeley Kite Festival | Sunday

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Sunday, July 31, 2011 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All day parking $10 at Marina w/ free shuttle to festival

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


Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 26th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival. & West Coast Kite Championships.

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

26th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival
July 30-31, 2011 (10a-5p)
Cesar E. Chavez Park at Berkeley Marina
FREE (Parking is $10)

HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES:
» Free Kite Making, 11:00-1:00
» Free Candy Drops, 2:30
» Free Kite Flying Lessons, 11:00-4:00
» Free Rokkaku Kite Battle

EVENT 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 presented by BASKL
» 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


Event Details


Cost: FREE*
*All day parking $10 at Marina w/ free shuttle to festival
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Categories: *Top Pick*, East Bay, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, Kids & Families, Recurring – Annual - July
Address: University Ave. and Marina Blvd., Berkeley, CA

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