Region 12 Events CA, AZ, Guam, HI

More Information can be found at the American KiteFliers Associations’ calendar and regional resources.

This list and the calendar will be updated as events are added. If you would like to register an event, please go to or email us at

Region 12 Regional Director: Glen Rothstein E-mail:

Serving: Arizona, Southern California, Guam, Hawaii

Saturday, April 01, 2017 First Annual Carmel Valley Ranch Kite Festival Carmel Valley, CA – Celebrate the start of spring with a fun-filled day for the young and the young at heart.  Our very first Kite Festival will take place on the verdant Pete Dye Golf Course Driving Range and will feature the Berkeley Kite Wranglers, a dynamic kite performance team that will  bring unique, custom-designed kites ranging from 80 to 200 feet long to wow the crowds with exciting, high-flying demonstrations.   The afternoon promises to be a wondrously vibrant spectacle that you’ll have to see to believe. And once you see it, you will never forget it.

Be one of the first 200 guests, and you will receive a complimentary kite-building kit from Carmel Valley Ranch.  Don’t miss out—come early to claim yours!
Saturday, April 08, 2017 San Diego Kite Club Monthly Meeting and Fly San Diego, CA – Fun Fly and monthly meeting
Friday, April 14, 2017 Chinese Kite Festival & Kite Festival Flying Lahaina Lahaina, HI – Celebrate the wide world of kites and national kite month during this two-day Maui event:  On Friday between 10 am and 8:30 pm, a traditional Chinese Kite Festival takes place at the Wo Hing Museum on Front Street. Enjoy an exhibit of handmade kites in traditional and modern styles. Help make a large kite to be flown the next day; purchase one of the many kites for sale. Hear presentations on the history of kites around the world and kite sports. There will be Chinese music and entertainment, teas and food samples served in the garden.
On Saturday, take the whole family to fly kites from 9 am to 2 pm! This outdoor event takes place on the Lahaina Cannery Mall’s open lawn off Honoapiilani Hwy. Watch aerial displays of acrobatic sport kites and kite fighting from Hawaii Kitefliers Association. Bring your own kite to fly and get tips from the kite masters. It’s all free.  Hawaii Kite Master Robert Loera and Colorado Kite Master George Peters will be on site both days.
Sunday, April 23, 2017 8th Annual Free Family Kite Festival Santa Maria, CA – 12 to 4pm. This free family event is made possible by our sponsors! For information and event details, contact us at (805) 928-8414 or
Friday, April 28, 2017 San Diego Kite Club Monthly Meeting and Fly San Diego, CA – Fun Fly and monthly meeting