This is the perfect thing to do on a nice day, and you have lots and lots of space to spread out. Read on for our list of 2022 Kite Flying Events around Wichita.
And even without a kite-flying event, you can still enjoy this fun and FREE activity! Check out our article on The Best Places to Fly Kites in Wichita for where to go, tips for successful flying, and a few guidelines for safely flying kites.
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!
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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
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!
Spring Kite Festivals near Wichita
April 9 Bel Aire Spring Festival 1-3 p.m.
April 23– Rescheduled to May 14 because of weather: Coronado Heights Kite Fly 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for $6 you can make and fly your own kite. There will be a limited supply of kite kits available. Also, Wings of the Wind Kite Company will be displaying a variety of kites and demonstrating how they fly. It is also available for you to bring your own kite to fly!
April 30 to May 1 Kites Over Enid Kite Festival 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Autry Tech Center, 1201 W. Willow Rd., Enid, OK
May 6-8 Sunflower Balloon Fest in Anthony, KS often includes a kite fly. Free admission.
May 7 Come Fly a Kite from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chapin Park. Kites of all sizes and shapes will fill the sky!
May 14 Coronado Heights Kite Fly (the new date) 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for $6 you can make and fly your own kite. There will be a limited supply of kite kits available. Also, Wings of the Wind Kite Company will be displaying a variety of kites and demonstrating how they fly. It is also available for you to bring your own kite to fly!
Summer/Fall Kite Festivals near Wichita
June 4 Derby Kite & Bike Festival from 1-4 p.m. in High Park. This FREE Kite Festival is sure to keep everyone in the family entertained.
June 25-26 LibertyFest KiteFest in Edmond OK
Sept. 17 Kechi Kite Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kechi’s big fall bash, with lots of activities and fun. Kite flying will be at the south end of town in the area west of Oliver, just to the north of Highway 254.
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April 20 Extravaganza Kite Festival 1-4 p.m. Kids to Parks Day in Haysville 10-noon Bring your own kite and play! October 3 Come Fly a Kite is usually held in the spring AND fall. This is a fun family activity for all ages and it’s FREE!