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2017 Berkeley Kite Festival

Want to see giant creature kites as big as houses? July 29-30 at Berkeley Marina
By - posted 7/25/2017 No Comment

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 32nd 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.

2017 Berkeley Kite Festival
Sat-Sun, July 29-30 2017 | 10 am to 6 pm
Berkeley Marina
FREE, but parking is $15

2017 Happenings

Hands-on Activities:

  • Free Kite Making
  • Free Candy Drops
  • Free Kite Flying Lessons

Event Highlights:

  • Kite Team of Japan
  • Team Kite Flying
  • 20,000 sq. ft. of Giant Creature Kite Expo
  • Taiko Drummers
  • Japanese-Style Rokkaku Kite Battle for the Skies
  • Giant Kite Sales Tent
  • Kids’ Zone
  • Food & Music
  • Arts & Crafts Booths

Admission is free, but parking in the Golden Gate Fields is $15 and includes free shuttles to and from the festival.