Saturday, July 29, 2017

JULY 29, 2017 - 2017 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships (Berkeley)

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 the giant creature kites as big as houses, to the free kite making and free candy drops for kids.
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
  • Manufacturers’ Demonstrations
  • Free Kite Making, Kite Flying Lessons and Candy Drop
  • 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.

DATE:  Saturday - Sunday, July 29 - 30, 2017

TIME:  10:00am - 6:00pm

LOCATION:  Berkeley Marina

COST:  FREE Admission!  (Parking is $15)