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Outta Sight Kite Flight

June 2, 2018 - June 3, 2018

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Outta Sight Kite Flight at Kennedy Park
Outta Sight Kite Flight at Kennedy Park
Outta Sight Kite Flight at Kennedy Park

The 17th annual THE SHORE Outta Sight Kite Flight Kite Festival – a “Whale of a Time” – takes place in Kenosha’s Kennedy Park. This family event is FREE to all, with FREE parking.

 

  • See 500+ kites launch simultaneously to the tune of Mary Poppins’ “Let’s Go Fly a Kite” at noon during the Grand Launch.
  • For the 17th time at this event, The Chicago Fire Precision Kite Team will be performing. They are a precision dual line kite flying team, and they will be performing three times each day. 
  • Fire & Ice and Jean Lemire will also be performing. Milwaukee’s own professional kite flyer, Paul Koepke, will be performing with Fire & Ice.
  • The giant Kites of Alex Dagenais from Montreal Canada, will be making another appearance with their Super Giant Octopus kite, along with a mega 150 foot Octopus kite.
  • New this year, there will be a giant 100 foot kite shaped like a full size whale.
  • Coming back again this year, Connor Doran from America’s Got Talent will be flying indoors at 2 schools on Friday, June 1st, and on both days of the event at Kennedy Park.
  • Jean Lemire will attempt to fly 3 stunt kites at the same time.
  • Tom and Kathi Deck will be on hand for the sixth time with their giant Bubble machine. This is one of the largest and longest running bubble machines in the country.
  • The Kenosha News will be on hand to make free kites for the kids, always a fun favorite.
  • Free kites will be given away to the first 100 kids that participate in the City of Kenosha’s Kids Mad Dash. The Kids Mad Dash is 100 kids launching their kites all at the same time. The winner is the first kid that reaches the highest altitude in 60 seconds. LOOK OUT and LOOK UP!
  • Kites and food will be available for sale at the park. 

The event is presented by THE SHORE 92.1, Kenosha News, the City of Kenosha, the Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois, Gift of Wings, Magnum Radio, WRJN 1400am Radio, and the Wyndham Garden – Kenosha Harborside hotel.

Email gsf@execpc.com with questions.