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CT Kiters Calendar is available HERE


CT Kiters Calendar is available HERE


Please contact a person near you or the contact person  for the event,  for information about start times  and weather changes, or with offers  to help. Most events are free and open to the public. Some places charge to park. Check for time and date changes.


Kites Over New England   2014 

If you have any questions and would like to list a kiting event or favorite flying field in your area, email to

KONE-Events@kone.org  Check with local clubs for the best way to find out what’s going on in the New England Kiting community.     Not all events are listed for local areas. 


June 21 10-5 Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, MA 100th anniversary Free admission music games food and free sled kites www.fruitlands.org    100th anniversary

June  23 - 28 Yarmouth, MA Summer Celebration Kick Off 2014

                        http://yarmouthsummercelebration.com/events/

July 5, Marblehead Festival of Arts Kite Festival 10am-3pm Devereaux Beach, Marblehead, MA                           www.marbleheadfestival.org/events/kite/kite.html

July 12, 13 Newport Kite Festival, Newport, RI www.newportkitefestival.com/Events.html

July 18-20 South County Hot Air Balloon and Kite Festival at U of RI Upper Collage Rd      Kingston, RI  Descriptionhttp://southcou ntyballoonfest. com/

 

Aug 13 -17 Dieppe Kite Festival, Dieppe, New Brunswick, Canada

            http://www.cerf volantdieppe.ca /about_us.cfm

 

Sept 1 Monday Stacked Kite Mega Fly  At the south end of Nahant Beach, on the Lynn             Causeway, or Nahant Road, just before Little Nahant.

Sept 6 16th Capriccio Kite Festival Ogunquit Beach, ME rain date Sept 7

            Descriptionhttp://ogunquit maine.com/kite- festival.html

Sept 6-7  27th Annual Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival at Laudholm Farm Rd, Wells ME

 Sept 7 14th Annual Autism Kite Day at Bose Mountain Framingham 11am – 3pm Rain date Sept 14 Sponsored by Autism Alliance of MetroWest contact Glenn Davidson

Sept 27  12th Annual Punkinfiddle and National Estuaries Day at Laudholm Farm Rd, Wells ME               and KITE FLYING

Sept  27 Cherry Valley  Kite Festival  Cherry Valley NY

Oct 6–Oct 11  37th AKA Annual Convention, Competition, Family, & Kite Festival, Nags Head, OuterBanks, NC     http://kite.org/

 

Oct 10 Friday “One Sky One World”  is an annual kite event that takes place all over the world, anywhere you are flying!     http://www.ones kyoneworld.org/

 

Places to Fly

Connecticut:

Hammonasset State Park, Madison, CT

Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford, CT

Savin Rock, West Haven, CT  GPS setting is 614 Captain Thomas Blvd, West Haven or 435 Captain                                                                                                 Thomas Blvd, West Haven CT

Sherwood Island State Park, Westport, CT

Veteran's Memorial State Park, Norwalk, CT

 

Maine:

Back Cove Park, Portland, ME

Bug Light, South Portland, ME

Fort Williams Park (Portland Head Light), Cape Elizabeth, ME
Ogunquit Beach, Ogunquit , ME

Pine Point, Scarborough, ME

 

Massachusetts:

Castle Island  South Boston MA

Crane Beach, Ipswich, MA

Danehy Park at Fresh Pond, Cambridge, MA

Good Harbor Beach, Gloucester, MA

Malibu Beach on Morrisey Boulevard in Dorchester

Millenium Park, West Roxbury, MA

Nahant Beach, Lynn, MA

Nantasket Beach, Hull, MA

Pleasure Bay in South Boston

Pope John Paul II Park, Dorchester, MA

Race Point Beach, Provincetown, MA

Revere Beach, Revere, MA

Sagamore Beach Cape Cod Canal MA

Salisbury Beach, Salisbury, MA

Squantum Point Park, Quincy, MA

West Dennis Beach, MA  on the side of the access road away from thebeach.

New Hampshire:

Hampton Beach, Hampton, NH

 

Rhode Island:

Bretton Point State Park, Newport, RI

Colt State Park, Bristol, RI
First Beach, Middletown, RI

Narragansett Beach, RI

 

=Local Kite Clubs:

http://www.connectikiters.org ConnetiKiters CtK
http://www.kone.org Kites Over New England KONE
http://www.nyke.org New York Kite Enthusiasts NYKE
http://mainekites.com Maine Nor'easters Kite Nor
http://www.aka.kite.org American Kite Association AKA
www.easternleague.net   Eastern League Sport Kite
Association ELSKA

http://lists.nekite.org/mailman/listinfo/nekite NEkite

This event list is on the NE_KITE Mailing List, every once in a while.

This event list is on the NEKITE Yahoo Group Mailing List, every once in a while.

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*Please note: Unless otherwise indicated all events listed below are not sponsored nor organized by Kites Over New England. KONE members may participate, but that does not constitute KONE sponsorship. In most cases the event sponsor is listed as the contact for the event. Please contact the event organizer for more info. Contact info at bottom of listings.* KONE has a monthly fly the first Saturday of every month at Nahant beach.