on the Central Oregon Coast, October 4-5, 2014Unleashed, Kite Festival in Lincoln City, Oregon

The 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

Parking map and shuttle schedule.

2014 Fall Kite Festival Event Schedule

October 4-5, 2014

  • 10am: Opening Announcements.
  • 10am-12noon: Performances by featured fliers.
  • 10am-2pm: FREE Kids Kite Making Workshop: Calling all Kids! Make your own paper kite that actually flies!
  • 11am – 12:30pm: Kite Making Workshop with PhantomStar Designs: $5 Tyvek Kite Kit.
  • 12:30pm–12:50pm: You wanna Rok? Join the reining AKA Grand National Rokkaku Battle Individual Champion and learn the techniques of this dark-side-of-kiting battle. Bring your own Rok kite, or purchase a Battle-in-the-Bag kit at one of Lincoln City’s kite shops!
  • 12noon – 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 – 1:45 pm: Rok Battle! Watch the best of the best battling on the field. All experienced Rok warriors and those who attended the clinic are encouraged to participate.
  • 2pm – 2:30pm: Kids Parade: After making their kites, the kids parade down to the beach to show-off their incredible creations!
  • 2:30-4pm: Performances by featured fliers.
  • 4pm: Festival close.
  • ALL DAY: Learn the fun AND safe way to enjoy the beach presented by the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary!
  • ALL DAY: Kids Passports: Kids will receive a FREE passport to the world of kites. Collect autographs from the featured fliers to win great prizes! Passports are available at the Event Tent.
  • ALL DAY: BIG Show Kites – including a pod of life-size Whale kites – adorn the Lincoln City sky!
  • ALL DAY: Raffle Prizes: Enter to win Lincoln City Signature Glass Floats, gift certificates, kite-related prizes and more! Raffle tickets are $1 each, or 6 for $5. Help us keep our beaches clean and receive a FREE raffle ticket by exchanging a full bag of beach debris 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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Sponsors

The Coho Oceanfront Lodge, Looking Glass Inn, Shearwater Inn, Ace Hardware, Ester Lee Motel, Gomberg Kite Productions International, Liberty Inn, The News Guard, Willamette Dental

Partners:
The Lincoln City Visitor and Convention Bureau, PhantomStarDesign.com, Northwest Winds, Ashley Inn & Suites, Winddriven, Tanger Outlet Center, Ocean Terrace Condominiums, DC Kites, Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce, Nelscott Cafe, Lincoln City Cultural Center, Culinary Center in Lincoln City, Comfort Inn & Suites, Edgecliff Motel, Cape Foulweather Coffee, Price N Pride Food Center