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Berkeley Kite Festival

A big two-day festival with giant kites, kite battles & free candy drops | Sat & Sun
By - posted 7/28/2012 No Comment

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 27th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships.

This annual festival for 2012 features giant creature kites as big as houses, high flying kite fights, plus free kite making and candy drops for kids.

27th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival
July 28-29, 2012 (10a-5p)
Cesar E. Chavez Park at Berkeley Marina
FREE (Parking is $10)

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

» The Berkeley Kite Wranglers & Friends
» Gomberg Kite Productions International
» Sode Cho Kite Team of Hamamatsu Japan
» Brian Champie’s King of the Hill Gang

» 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
» Sunday Evening Dinner Cruise on the Empress Hornblower Dining Yacht