Search
Close this search box.

Spring Kite Festival happening at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island – April 1-2

Get ready to soar to new heights at the upcoming Spring Kite Festival at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island! Join Kitty Hawk Kites and the Emerald Coast Kite Flyers Club on April […]

Get ready to soar to new heights at the upcoming Spring Kite Festival at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island! Join Kitty Hawk Kites and the Emerald Coast Kite Flyers Club on April 1st and 2nd for two days of FREE kite-flying fun.

If you’re wondering what a 100-foot octopus, an 80-foot panda, and a 50-foot gator have in common, then you’re in for a treat! They will all be flying high over the The Boardwalk during this event. 

  • You won’t want to miss this larger-than-life kite display that will take place from 10am to 4pm, with a grand finale kite flyer demonstration at 3:30m (weather dependent). Face painting with Galyna Trach and games for the public will also be available.

Are you interested in learning how to fly a kite like a pro? The Stunt Kite Demo/Kite Lesson Field, located on the west end of the Boardwalk across from the Okaloosa County Beach Safety-Lifeguard Headquarters, will offer free kite lessons with the Emerald Coast Kite Flyers Club and Jeremiah Stotesbery (available by walk-up). Additionally, you can watch some impressive stunt/power kite demos by Emerald Coast Kite Flyers Club, Quad FX, and Jeremiah Stotesbery from Kites N’ Kids.

And that’s not all! Head over to the Kitty Hawk Kites Store on Okaloosa Boardwalk from 10am to 4pm for even more kite-flying fun. Take advantage of the Kite Festival Super-Saver Deals at the store and enjoy free paper kite-making outside of Kitty Hawk Kites. And if your kite needs some fixing, Kite Doctor Chuck will be on-site to lend a hand.

Rockin’ Tacos and The Boardwalk restaurants are proud supporters of the kite festival and provide complimentary meals to the event volunteers each year when they are at The Boardwalk. 

  • “The Kitty Hawk Kite festivals are one of our favorite events here at Rockin’ Tacos,” said John Perry, General Manager, Rockin’ Tacos Grill & Tequila Bar. “Our deck sits perfectly high above the beach for spectating the vibrant colors and creatures that fill the sky. It’s always fun to see guests just casually eating tacos and then suddenly do a double-take at a flying panda or colorful octopus floating by.”

Whether you’re young or young at heart, the Spring Kite Festival at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island is the perfect event for anyone who loves outdoor fun. So, grab your family and friends, and come out to enjoy the festivities!

Join the conversation...

Continue reading 👇

Community Comments

“I think this plan would be great for this community. Changing with the times bringing economic growth. Jobs. Improvement housing and business opportunities. Vibrancy to the community.”
Respond
“The affordable housing in that area near wonderful schools and senior assisted living condominiums would be great. For the military to even think of leasing or selling land for these...”
Respond
“The greedy s.o.b.s have already screwed up the whole town.i never dreamed that it would be the way it is. It's a damn shame!!!”
Respond
“All the greedy sobs already screwed up the whole town . I was raised here as kid and never dreamed this kind of crap would happen to this place. It's...”
Respond
“BS Affordable Housing My A$$! DO NOT DO IT Gen Geraghty! Keep Eglin Fed Owned and Controlled! Seriously they think they can get or even afford Poquito Bayou and Eglin...”
Respond
“They think that Eglin AFB is going to give up there golf course!!!! They are so delusional!!”
Respond
“Unreal. There is no room for more people here. Dirtbags and POS people are gonna move in and ruin there great area. People are so greedy it is unreal. Clearly...”
Respond
“I really wish we would fix our roads and infrastructure before even considering building more homes. The sewer system is so dilapidated it regularly backs up into people's homes. The...”
Respond
“Gosh you hit the nail on the head! So many of us think the same way you do! I hate all this clear cutting. It makes me sick. What can...”
Respond
“The fact is he fired on that young man within 3 seconds and did not warn or instruct the Airman to put down the weapon before firing upon him in...”
Respond