Blossom Kite Festival 2013


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One, two, three … run!

“This is the extent of what I know: Someone holds it up, and then you run.” Overheard at the kite festival by Kelsey.

Check out some of the kites and sights seen at the festival by clicking one of the circles to start a slideshow. Photos by Jenny.

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Schedule of events and activities

Competition Field

10:15 a.m. – 11 a.m. –  Kite Ballets & Demonstrations
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Adult Kite Makers Competition
1 p.m. – 1:30pm – Demonstration: Kite Aquarium
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. –  Hot Tricks Showdown
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. –  Rokkaku Battle
4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Kite Arch & Awards

Family Field

10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Youth Kite Makers Practice Fly
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Youth Kite Makers Competition
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. – Learn to Fly
1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Mini Rokkaku Challenge
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Bol Races
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Kite Lessons

Activities

Throughout the day, kids and families can participate in several activities. Kids can make a kite, decorate a wind sock, learn to fly a kite on the family field and much, much more.

Broken kite? Visit the kite doctor, who will help fix a damaged kite.