Wildwoods International Kite Festival

May 26 - 29, 2017

The largest kite festival in North America featuring kite makers from around the world flying their most incredible colorful creations! Event is held on the beach at Rio Grande Avenue and inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. Festival kicks off on Friday at 12 noon with the 'Unlocking of the Ocean' ceremony on the beach next to the Wildwoods Convention Center. Festivities follow with the opening of the kite sales tent and the 9 p.m. illuminated kite fly. Saturday and Sunday include the East Coast Stunt Kite Championships on the beach, beginning at 9 a.m., as well as kite workshops and family games. Monday will feature the World Indoor Kite Competition inside the Wildwoods Convention Center from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. where kite fliers will showcase their impressive ability to fly a kite without wind! Entire event is FREE to spectators! Call 732.822.4884 or visit for a detailed schedule of events.

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