Region 4 Events AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN, Puerto Rico


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 http://nationalkitemonth.org/register-an-event/ or email us at nationalkitemonth@aka.kite.org.


Region 4 Regional Director: John Layton  E-mail: rd4@aka.kite.org

Serving: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Puerto Rico

Saturday, April 01, 2017 Go Fly a Kite Date at FENCE Tyron, NC – Mark your calendars for Foothills Equestrian Nature Center’s Annual Go Fly a Kite Day on April 1st at 1pm! This long running event is always a family favorite in the community. Get outside and enjoy springtime at FENCE on this fun day. It’s always a great time flying kites up on Hawk’s ridge and enjoying the wonderful view of community members flying kites and having fun together. FENCE will provide kites to the first 200 children who arrive and there will be drinks and snacks for all who attend the event. Individuals are encouraged to bring their own kites as well for the event!
Visit www.fence.org for more information or call 828-859-9021.
www.fence.org
Saturday, April 01, 2017 Fly Into Spring with Kitty Hawk Kites Fort Walton Beach, FL – Say hello to Spring at the Kitty Hawk Kites annual ‘Fly Into Spring’ Kite Festival at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island.

In addition to experiencing the sight of 25-to-100-foot larger-than-life show kites of all sizes and shapes, this FREE two-day, high-flying event features professional stunt kite flying, demonstrations and lessons, and a family fun fly that is perfect for kite enthusiasts of all ages. The public is invited to experience and learn from several professional kite fliers both days, courtesy of Kitty Hawk Kites and the Emerald Coast Kite Flyers Club.

Events details:

http://www.kittyhawk.com/event/fly-spring-fort-walton-beach-fl/
Saturday, April 08, 2017 Corolla Quad Clinic  Corolla, NC – Join us for two full days of quad instruction on the beautiful shore of Corolla, North Carolina on April 8-9, 2017… We’ll be covering everything from absolute basics (pure beginner) all the way up through advanced techniques as well as both introductory and advanced team flying that is proven to help your skills along much quicker while having a ton of fun at the same time in a very forgiving environment. https://www.facebook.com/events/597326137119070/
Saturday, April 15, 2017 Lexington Kite Festival Lexington, KY – Celebrate National Kite Month and Parks & Recreation’s first major outdoor event of the season. Free activities will include kite flying, children’s games, special entertainment, kite making and more. This year entertainment will include a magician and an obstacle course.

Food vendors will be on-site throughout the day or families may pack a lunch and picnic in the park.

https://www.lexingtonky.gov/kite-fest
Saturday, April 22, 2017 Spartanburg Soaring International Kite Festival Spartanburg, SC – Come SOAR with Chapman Cultural Center during this all day International Kite Festival! Spartanburg Soaring! is a community-wide initiative that encourages creativity, promotes healthy outdoor activity and builds civic pride. Using kites as a common theme, Spartanburg Soaring! engages cultural curiosity and promotes active play through activities and events all across the city, including live music, great food trucks, and an art market.
Kids can make and decorate their own kites, purchase a kite from the CCC, or bring a kite from home. The festival is free and open to all, including the many international kite flyers who have come from Europe, Asia, Canada, and across the United States. The kite festival will be held in and around the Chapman Cultural Center, where hundreds of colorful kites will fill the skies above Spartanburg.
https://www.facebook.com/events/450244461974041/
Sunday, April 23, 2017 8th Annual Kite Festival Maryville, TN – Hosted by Fine Arts Blount, Come out and spend a relaxing day with family and friends! We will have kites for you to paint and fly, or you can bring your own! We will have music, boomerangs, art competitions and flying competitions too! Vendors will be available for shopping and food trucks will be on site for lunch! https://www.facebook.com/events/647903978732078/