Presidio Kite Expo
Saturday, June 13, 12:00-5:00PM
Presidio of San Francisco
Free, please RSVP
Let your imagination soar at this colorful, family-friendly festival featuring all things kite. The artistry, diversity, and FUN of modern flying will take your breath away! The free, all-day event features:
Kite Making Pavilion: Create your own masterpiece using a free kite making kit, and then take it out for a sail above the beautiful Main Parade Ground. Prizes will periodically be provided for the most beautiful handmade kites. Kids and adults are invited to participate. To reserve a kite-making kit, visit www.presidio.gov/kite.
Gallery Walk: Master kite artisans from across North America will display hundreds of their extraordinary creations, including kites of all shapes and sizes. Grab a seat in the bleachers and watch art that can really fly! Then stroll the gallery to meet the artists and see their work up close.
Team Kite Ballet: Aerobatic kite teams perform intricate aerial routines that are choreographed to music. The performance will amaze and delight!
Giant Creature Kites: The famous Berkeley Kite Wrangler Team will showcase their mind-blowing designs. Don’t be surprised to see a 100-foot octopus, teddy bear, or puppy chasing the wind overhead!
Food Trucks, Picnic + Kite Flying Area: Grab a bite from Off the Grid or pack your own lunch. Then take your own single line kite for a spin on the lawn.
Taiko Drummers: Feel the beat of these traditional performers as they provide a musical backdrop for the day’s festivities.