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Washington State International Kite Festival – 2013

July 23rd, 2013

YouTube Preview Image Long Beach, WA – The annual Washington State International Kite Festival is held on the third full week in August every year. This year’s event will begin on Monday August 19th and run through Sunday August 25th. Reserve your stay from our Long Beach vacation rentals page and take advantage of our unique way to get availability information! Click on the gray Request Availability button located just above the listings and fill in your vacation rental needs. This form will copy to all rental owner/managers on the Long Beach area page with one easy email! Remember if you miss this year, you can book your favorite vacation rental early for next year as this event is held on the same week annually.

Here are a few highlights of this years kite celebration and competition:


  • Competitions for the Most Beautiful and Most Unique~ Kite Trains, Arches and Multi Line Stacks
  • Fighter Kites
  • Kite Making


  • Terrific Territories Competition
  • Camera Workshop
  • Club Camps
  • Totally Tubular
  • Pun Fun
  • Individual Rokkaku Battle
  • Team Rokkaku Battle


  • Paint Me Patriotic
  • Kids for Today Events
  • 10th Annual Foster Grandparent Fun Fly
  • Kids Camps, Kite Making & Awards


  • Handcrafted Comprehensive Competitions
  • Mega Red White & Blue Fly
  • Rob Pratt Tribute Fly


  • Sport Kite Events
  • Mass Ascension #1 – Deltas & Delta Derivatives
  • Junior Duel Control Competitions
  • Pin Challenge
  • Mass Ascension #2 – Cellular Kites
  • Mystery Ballet NW Sport Kite League
  • Lighted Kite Night Fly


  • Sport Kite Events
  • Cody Fly
  • Teddy Bear Drop
  • Parade of Colors
  • Have You Seen the Fairy Godmother?
  • Rokkaku Challenge
  • Children’s Kite Making
  • Mass Ascension #3 – Flat & Bowed Kites
  • Sport Kite Events


  • Sport Kite Events
  • Memorial Fly
  • Mass Ascension #4 – Sparless Soft Kites
  • Hot Tricks

Come and enjoy the colorful skies, fun events, vendors and great food too! For more information and all the event details visit the World Kite Museum.


~Thanks & have fun AT THE BEACH!







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