California Festivals


Berkeley Kite Festival

July 27-28, 2019, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Cesar Chavez Park
Berkeley Marina
Berkeley, CA
Free Event

Kite Competitions, Octopile, Candy Drop, Kite Battles, Kid Zone with pony rides, bounce houses, and more. Food, crafts and free kites. Are you looking for a family affair? Berkeley Kite Festival is one of California's premier events for having fun, free. Though it isn't the only free kite festival in California, it certainly offers a spectacular setting and generally great wind conditions for getting kites up and flying.

Among the attractions and events are a kite making space for kids to build and fly their own, learning basic science principles through this hands-on, fun activity.

Kids Zone

  • Pony Rides
  • Petting Zoo
  • Sumo Soccer balls
  • Bounce Houses
  • Hands-on demonstrations
  • Free kite making
  • Designated area for families and their kites

Big Kids

  • Multi-line competitions of the Bay Area Sport Kite League
  • Candy drops
  • Rokkaku battles
  • Traditional kites from the Sode-cho Kite-Flying Society of Hamamatsu, Japan
  • Giant creature kite show of the Berkeley Kite Wranglers of
  • Revolution Kites and Prism Designs
  • Giant tent with kite merchandise

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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