Summer Kite Festival, June 25-26, 2016
The Lincoln City Summer 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!
Location & Parking
The Summer Kite Festival takes place at the D-River Wayside State Park. Limited on-site parking is available.
Shuttle service is available at the Lincoln City Community Center and Lincoln City Outlets. Shuttles run a continuous loop from 10am to 4pm on Saturday and Sunday. Click here to download the parking map.
Public transportation is available on Saturday via Lincoln County Transit. Click here to download the bus shuttle map.
2016 Summer Kite Festival Event Schedule
10am: Opening Announcements
10am-12:30pm: Performance by Featured Fliers
10am-2pm: FREE Kids Kite Making Workshop! Make your own paper kite that flies!
12:30pm-1:00pm: Running of the BOLs – Bragging rights to those who can run the fastest into the wind while harnessed to a doughnut-shaped kite! Register at the Event Tent.
1pm-4pm: Performance by Featured Fliers
2pm-2:30pm: Kids and Kites Parade on the Beach!
4pm: Festival closes
ALL DAY: Learn the fun AND safe way to enjoy the beach presented by the 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 skies!
ALL DAY: Raffle prizes! Enter to win Lincoln City Signature Glass Floats, certificates, kite prizes and more! Raffle tickets are $1 each, or six for $5. Exchange a bag of beach trash at the Event Tent for a FREE raffle ticket.
Schedule is subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control, including weather. Times are approximate.
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