Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Event Spotlight: Wildwoods International Kite Festival, May 26-29

The largest kite festival in North America returns this Memorial Day Weekend!

The 32nd Annual Wildwoods International Kite Festival is a four-day celebration of fun and colorful innovation. Kites of all sizes and shapes will take to the sky and be displayed throughout the weekend, while experts show off their flying skills.

The festivities begin on Friday, May 26 at 12 noon with the "Unlocking of the Ocean" ceremony on the beach next to the Wildwoods Convention Center. This will be followed by the opening of the kite sales tent and the 9 p.m. illuminated kite fly.

Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28 will feature the East Coast Stunt Kite Championships on the beach, beginning at 9 a.m. both days, as well as kite workshops and family games.

On Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, the World Indoor Kite Competition will take place inside the Wildwoods Convention Center from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

The festival begins at noon on Friday, May 26 and continues into Monday afternoon, May 29

On the beach at Rio Grande Avenue and inside the Wildwoods Convention Center

Kite makers and enthusiasts from around the world, flying their amazing creations

  • ALL Kite Festival events and activities are FREE!
  • Sales tent and vendors will be located on the beach, just off the Boardwalk.
  • Be sure to check out the illuminated kites on Friday night.
  • The Wildwoods Convention Center will feature kite displays throughout the weekend, ahead of the World Indoor Kite Competition on Memorial Day.

For more information, call 732-822-4884 or visit www.SkyFestivals for a detailed schedule of events.

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