Kite Festivals

There are a number of wonderful kite flying events in Canada!  We have listed many of the Kite festivals here!  It is truly a Great Canadian Kite Company - Kite Festivalswonderful sight to see many different people from many walks of life gather together to fly a diversity of shapes, colours and sizes of kites! Kites of all kinds!  This is what makes Kite Festivals so much fun!

If you know of any other Kite festivals and would like them included on our list and to be promoted in our email blasts and social media, be sure to contact Mike Rose at the Great Canadian Kite Company: 403-416-4225 or by email

Please check with the various organizers to confirm details. 

 

Parksville Kite Festival - Vancouver Island 

July 19-20, 2014

Sponsored by the British Columbia Kite Fliers Association as part of the Parksville Beach Festival.
Where: Parksville, BC

http://www.parksvillebeachfest.ca/cms.asp?wpID=2

 

Dieppe Kite International - New Brunswick

AUGUST 13 to 17, 2014

The Dieppe Kite International is the most renowned kite festival in North America. Many of the best kite flyers in the world, from several countries, come to Dover Park in Dieppe, New Brunswick, Canada to fly multi-colored kites of all shapes and sizes in the sky above. 

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Victoria International Kite FestivalKite Festival in Victoria

May 31, 2014 to June 01, 2014

The Victoria International Kite Festival is being held Saturday, May 31st to Sunday, June 1st at Clover Point. This new festival will present professional kite enthusiasts from Canada and the US and there will also be a special zone for children which will include a host of activities including kite making, etc. along with a special zone where the public is welcomed to come and fly their own kite. The International Kite Festival will feature one or two extraordinary large international kites, and also feature quad teams where kites are flown in unison to music.

  • Website: http://victoriakitefestival.com
  • Map to Flying field: https://goo.gl/maps/GhZ9i

 

KiteFest

June 7 & 8, 2014

Gore Meadows Community Centre, Brampton, ON.

1st Annual Kite Festival - Not only through the beauty and colours of Kites, but also with Food, Entertainment, Music and vendors, the Festival will prove to be a great and well attended event, and also create excitement within the Multicultural GTA.

Website: http://www.kitefestcanada.com/index.html

 

Pacific Rim Kite Festival

June 14, 2014 – June 15, 2014

Vanier Park, Vancouver, BC

The British Columbia Kiteflyers Association hosts its annual Pacific Rim Kite Festival at Vanier Park in Vancouver. Kids Kite Making Workshop; Candy & Teddy Bear Drops; Face Painting; Kite Displays & Demonstrations; Music & Refreshments.

Websitehttp://bcka.bc.ca

 

Windscapes Kite FestivalWindscapes Kite Festival

June 21 & 22, 2014

Swift Current, Saskatchewan

10th Anniversary: With a great lineup of kite artists attending from across North America and beyond, this year’s Windscape Kite Festival will offer another exciting weekend of unique entertainment. On June 21 and 22, the skies above Swift Current, SK will fill with an incredible array of beautiful and colorful kites, with plenty of other activities for the whole family to enjoy.

  • Websitehttp://www.windscapekitefestival.ca

* Come Fly with Us! The Great Canadian Kite Co. Kite Team will be at this event as Celebrity Flyers!

  

Kite Day in Okotoks, AB.

April 27 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m

Riverside Community Park (Click here for map) (across the road from the Dawgs baseball diamond.)

Come out for a free afternoon of family fun with kite flying! 

  • Contact:  Mark Doherty Community Events Coordinator, Town of Okotoks.  (403) 938-8950
  • email: mdoherty@okotoks.ca
  • Websitehttp://www.okotoks.ca/Default.aspx?cid=1504

 

Four Winds Kite Festival - Vaughn ON.

May 3-4, 10am - 4pm

Site: Kortright Center for Conservation

Website: http://tkf.toronto.on.ca/events-and-maps/maps/four-winds/