Dublin Kite Festival

Dublin Kite Festival

North Bull Island, Sunday 9th June 2019

Dublin Kite Festival – Dublin City Council event providing a jam packed day of exhilarating family fun in North Bull Island, Clontarf.

Last year's Dublin Kite Festival attracted attendees from around the country, brandishing an array of kites ready to take to the skies and beautify the Dublin skyline with a jumble of colour. There was free entertainment all day long ensuring that attendees enjoyed a carefree Sunday afternoon reliving childhood memories of kite flying whilst having fun with friends and family.

Whether attendees were brilliant kite fliers, or failing kite triers everyone got off the ground in the end as there were plenty of kiting experts ready to lend a hand. The day also boasted lively music, exciting games, kite making workshops and a kite flying competition!

2019 Schedule:

11am-5pm: Music on-site; 98FM, Pure Magic, Deric Hartigan – TV3 Weatherman, Displays of hand-made kites, Kite maker competition (hand-made kites only), Face painting courtesy of 98FM.

11am–4.30pm: Kite making workshops for children (workshops begin on the half hour) – Let's put as many kites in the sky as we can!

12pm: Flight demonstrations by master kite flyer, Andrew Beattie.

12.30pm: Introduction to Powerkites

1.30pm: Buggy and land-kiting demonstration by professional riders

2.00pm: Flight demonstrations by master kite flyers

3.30pm: Flight demonstrations by master kite flyers, Buggy and land-kiting demonstration by professional riders

4.00pm: Kite maker competition judging


Date:
Sunday 9th June 2019
Time:
11.00am - 5.00pm
Price:
Free
Address:
North Bull Island Nature Reserve, Dublin, Ireland

Google Map of North Bull Island Nature Reserve, Dublin, Ireland

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