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Fall Kite Festival

Huge, colorful squid swim through the skies, whales breach the clouds and fast Rokkaku kites dance through the air in loops and whorls.


Held on the beach at the D River State Recreation Site, the annual Fall Kite Festival is a longstanding family vacation tradition. Experience two days of kite-flying activities and let your heart soar!

Festival Activities

Enjoy exciting kite demonstrations by experts, kite-making, a parade, and of course the colorful, giant kites floating above the beach! The Fall Kite Festival is an event like no other, with brilliant shapes and colors filling up the sky for the whole weekend.

*PREVIOUS Event Schedule

10 am: Announcements. Festival Opening Performance.

10 am - 2 pm: FREE Kite Making Workshop! Make your own paper kite that flies!

10 - 11 am: Performances by Featured Fliers.

11 - 11:20 am: Kite Flier Memorial.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm: Performances by Featured Fliers.

12:30 - 1 pm: Guided Tours on the field, meet the Kite Fliers!

1 - 4 pm: Performances by Featured Fliers.

2 - 2:30 pm: Guided Tours on the field, meet the Kite Fliers!

4 pm: Festival Closes.

ALL DAY: Pixie Fest Carnival Games donations going to Kiwanis Club of Lincoln City.
ALL DAY: Walk through the Wind Garden.
ALL DAY: BIG show kites fill the Lincoln City festival sky with color!

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

Parking at the Festival

Parking is available at the Lincoln City Community Center and Lincoln City Outlets. Free shuttle service is available at both locations and run continuously from 10am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday. Download a copy of our Parking Guide here. Public transportation is available through Lincoln County Transit on Saturday.

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