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Basic Information

Who:

   

Highline Kites of Berkeley

What:

 

29th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships

When:

 

July 26 & 27 2014, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Where:

 

Cesar E. Chavez Park at the Berkeley Marina

Phone:

 

510-235-KITE (5483)

E-Mail:

 

Fest@HighlineKites.com

Cost?

 

FREE!              FREE!              FREE!              FREE!

Parking?

 

Parking in the Marina is $15.

Overflow Parking at Golden Gate Fields is $15 and includes FREE Shuttles to and from the festival.

Why?

 

Kites aren't just for kids any more. Experience the excitement and artistry of modern kite flying. You'll find something for everyone at the Berkeley Kite Festival. From the Giant Creature Kites as big as houses, to the free Kite Making and Candy Drop for kids, you don't want to miss this year’s Annual Berkeley Kite Festival.

 

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

      

SPECIAL GUESTS:
   » The Berkeley Kite Wranglers & Friends
   » Bay Area Sport Kite League 
   » Sode Cho Kite Team of Hamamatsu Japan
   » Brian Champie’s King of the Hill Gang

      

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:
   » 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

 




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