Flys – Regional Events

2017 Regional Festival Schedule 

Please Note: The Times and events on this page can change at any time. Please come back often to confirm the dates and times.

 Date  Time  Event  Details
Sat Feb 18 11am-4pm Color The Wind Kite Festival Downtown seawall, Clear Lake, Iowa.  This is a very well organized ice fly held on the frozen surface of Clear Lake.  Please click here for more information:  http://www.colorthewind.org/
Sat Apr 15 10am-5pm Flights of Fancy Festival Longview Community College, 500 SW Longview Road, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081 City, MO.  For more information please click here:   http://kitefest.mcckc.edu/

Sat May 27 – Mon May 29 11am-4 pm Skyfest over Ft. Stevenson Ft. Stevenson State Park, Garrison, North Dakota  Kite flying festival for all ages.  Fly your own.  See kites of all shapes and sizes being flown.  Stunt kite flying demonstrations. Visit the Facebook page at:
Skyfest Home Page
Sat June 9 – Sun June 11 12-5pm Jamestown Kite Festival The Jamestown, North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department and the “Wings on Strings” Kite Club are sponsoring the annual kite festival at Meidinger Park Field (17th ST. & 17th AVE. S.W.). Kite Fest has become a premier kiting event, attracting kite enthusiasts from across the country and Canada. The event is free and open to everyone. Events include fun contests for kids, kite making, demonstrations, door prizes and music. For more information please call Mike Gee,701-952-1965, Chris Dodson at 701-251-9212 or Doug Hogan at701-252-3982. Visit the Wings on Strings website at  http://www.wingsonstrings.org
Sat Sept. 2 – Mon Sept. 4 9 am – 5 pm Callaway Kite Flight Callaway, Nebraska is about 40 miles North of Lexington off I80 on Highway 40 in the center of Nebraska.  This is a very large kite festival which has been known to attract over 225 kite fliers from seven or more States and several Foreign Countries.  For more information please click here:  http://www.callaway-ne.com/
Sat Sept. 9 11:30am – 5pm Prairie Winds Kite Fly Jackson Municipal Airport, Jackson, MN which is on I-90 and Hwy 71.  Drive North on I-29 to Sioux City, take Hwys 75 and 60 NE to I-90 and then East to Jackson.
Mon Oct 9 – Sat Oct 14 All Week AKA National Convention The 40th AKA Annual Convention will be held in Ocean City, Maryland on Monday, October 9th to Saturday, October 14th, 2017! For more information please click here:  kite.org

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