It is that time of year again for the Whidbey Island Kite Festival and for any of you that have not been before, it is a must! Imagine the perfect location set against the majestic backdrop of the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound, the ground and sky lite up with a beautiful displays of color and imagination. Activities include kids' kitemaking, beginning sportkite lessons, and sportkite demonstrations.
The highlight of the weekend is the Whidbey Island Sport Kite Championships, one of the premier sportkite competitions in the Pacific Northwest. Competition takes place both Saturday and Sunday.
There will be two mass ascensions - one Saturday and one Sunday. A mass ascension is where everyone is invited to fly a kite of the specified style on the field at the same time. The style of kite for Saturday is either delta or cellular and Sunday is flat/bowed or sparless.
Watch for the teddy- bear drop at 1 pm for children under 10 and Lions club hot dog and soda booth.
21 & 22 September 2019
Begins at 9 am