Fall Kite Festival salutes veterans in Lincoln City, ORon the Central Oregon Coast, Oct 10-11, 2015

The 37th Annual Lincoln City Fall Kite Festival is held on the beach, in the center of Lincoln City, at the D-River Wayside from 10am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday.

The weekend festival will include kite flying demonstrations by experts, free kids kitemaking, running of the bols, and some of the most colorful “big” kites in the world!

For information on our featured kite fliers, please visit our Kite Flier Bios page.

Location & Parking

D-River Wayside State Park. For parking suggestions, download a copy of our Parking Guide here.

Due to recent weather forecasts, there will be an indoor kite flying show on Saturday ONLY from 11am to 3pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center (540 NE Hwy 101).

2015 Fall Kite Festival Event Schedule

October 10-11, 2015

  • 10am: Opening Announcements
  • 10am – Noon: Performances by Featured Fliers
  • 10am – 2pm: FREE Kids Kite Making Workshop! Make your own paper kite that actually flies!
  • Noon-12:30pm: Do you wanna Rok? Attend a clinic with 4-time AKA Grand National Rokkaku Battle Champion and learn the techniques of this dark-side-of-kiting. Bring your own Rok kite, or purchase a Battle-in-the-Bag kit at one of Lincoln City’s kite shops!
  • 12:30pm – 1pm: Running of the BOLs: Bragging rights to those who can run the fastest into the wind while harnessed to a doughnut-shaped kite! Register on the field during the event.
  • 1pm-1:45pm: Rok Battle! Watch the best-of-the-best battle on the field. All experienced Rok warriors and those who attended the clinic are encouraged to participate.
  • 2pm – 2:30pm: Kids and Kites Parade on the beach!
  • 2:45pm – 4pm: Performances by our Featured Fliers.
  • 4pm: Festival closes
  • ALL DAY: Learn the fun AND safe way to enjoy the beach presented by North Lincoln Fire and Rescue.
  • ALL DAY: Kids Passports! Collect autographs from the Featured Fliers to win great prizes!
  • ALL DAY: Big Show Kites adorn the Lincoln City sky!
  • ALL DAY: Raffle Prizes! Enter to win glass floats, gift certificates, kite related prizes and more. Tickets are $1 each, 6 for $5. Help us keep our beaches clean and receive a FREE raffle ticket by exchanging a full bag of beach trash at the Event Tent for your ticket.

Schedule is subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control, including weather. Times are approximate.


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