Can you remember the last time you felt the simple joy of flying your kite on a beautiful, breezy, sunny day? We have compiled a list of the best kite festivals and kite-flying events happening in and around Wichita that are sure to bring that joy to you again.
So, grab a kite and a friend and leave your cares at home!
A quick note: Since kite-flying events are held outdoors, there’s no telling when rain or bad weather will ruin our fun. For each event below, we’ve included links in the hopes that you can get updates in case the weather looks “iffy.” 😉 If you don’t see what you’re looking for, you may have to call the organization or click around on their pages to find a notice.
Kite Flying Events in Wichita
April 13 Bel Aire Spring Festival 12-3 p.m.
April 20 Extravaganza Kite Festival 1-4 p.m.
April 27-28 Kites Over Enid Kite Festival 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Autry Tech Center, 1201 W. Willow Rd., Enid, OK
May 4 Come Fly a Kite Kites of all sizes and shapes will fill the sky!
May 5 EcoFest Wichita 12-5 p.m. Exhibits, vendors, kite flying and more
May 11 Kids to Parks Day in Haysville 10-noon Bring your own kite and play!
May 11 Kite Festival at Sunflower Balloon Festival in Anthony, KS Free admission, all day.
May 18 Derby Kite Festival This FREE Kite Festival is sure to keep everyone in the family entertained.
June 29-30 LibertyFest KiteFest in Edmond OK
August 3 Prairie Hills Balloon Festival 3-7 p.m. Balloon and kite festival and more.
September Kechi Kite Festival (time and date TBD) Kite flying will be at the south end of town in the area west of Oliver, just to the north of Highway 254.
October 7 Come Fly a Kite is scheduled again for fall. This is a fun family activity for all ages and it’s FREE!
Don’t forget to share this list with your friends so they don’t miss out! If you know about any other kite-related events, please leave a comment below. We can’t wait to hear how much fun you have at these events!