Check out all the X-Kitement at the Summer Kite Festival in Lincoln City, ORSummer Kite Festival, June 23-24, 2018

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.

Download our Shuttle and Parking Guide HERE.

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.

Public transportation is available on Saturday via Lincoln County Transit.

2018 Summer Kite Festival Event Schedule

10am: Opening Announcements
10am-12:30pm: Performance by Featured Fliers
12:30pm-1pm: Running of the Bols. Race in the sand while strapped to a parachute kite!
10am-2pm: FREE Kids Kite Making Workshop! Make your own paper kite that flies!
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!

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

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