Atlantic Coast Kite Festival
Kite fliers and spectators of all ages will experience a visual feast at the Atlantic Coast Kite Festival. This popular event features a variety of activities appropriate for all ages and all levels of kite aficionados.
A Kite-building workshop on the boardwalk at 17th Street is scheduled throughout the day.
The Best Kite Contest is free to enter and takes place each day.
“Flight Training” - Experienced kite enthusiasts will assist novice flyers. Topics include equipment selection, laying out of lines, setting up the field, launching the kite, flying and landing a kite, and safety.
“Flight Training” will take place each day.
Families are invited to participate in kite building workshops led by Archie Stewart of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Archie is a member of the American Kitefliers Association (AKA), and is a past Board Member and Chairman of Festivals and Competitions for Kites Over New England (KONE). These workshops are free and include kite materials and instructions on how to build a kite, as well as the aerodynamics of kite flying and kite safety.
2008 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA
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