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2019 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships | July 27-28

Saturday, July 27, 2019 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but all day parking is $20 at the Golden Gate Fields w/ a free shuttle to the festival.

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


2019 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships | July 27-28

You are invited to become part of the Berkeley Kite Festival where the earth, wind, and sky combine to create an unequaled festival experience.

Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 34th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships.

You’ll find something for everyone, from giant creature kites as big as houses, to free kite making and free candy drops for kids.

2019 Berkeley Kite Festival
Sat-Sun, July 27-28, 2019 | 10 am to 5 pm
Berkeley Marina
FREE, but parking is $20

While enjoying the Berkeley Kite Festival you can visit the kite shop in the big white tent.

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2019 Happenings Hands-on Activities:

Event Highlights:

  • Kite Team of Japan  
  • Giant Creature Kite Expo  
  • Rokkaku Battle
  • Great Food 
  • Team Kite Flying 
  • Kid’s Zone – Bounce Houses, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Arts & Crafts, Face Painting 
  • Live MusicTaiko Drummers

Admission is free, but parking in Golden Gate Fields is $20 and includes free shuttles to and from the festival. Also there will have a free Valet Bike Parking.


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Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but all day parking is $20 at the Golden Gate Fields w/ a free shuttle to the festival.
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, East Bay, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, Kids & Families, Summer Preview, Top Annual Events
Address: University Ave. and Marina Blvd., Berkeley, CA

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