2018 Events

Dates &
Locations

Event Descriptions
(Event Dates/Locations May Vary)

January 1
Richmond, BC

BCKA January Fun Fly - New Year's Day Fun Fly at Garry Point Park, Richmond, BC

January 1
Coupeville, WA

Whidbey Island Kitefliers Fun Fly - WIKF New Years Day Fly. Fort Casey 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information, contact Lisa Root at 360-678-7052 or email lroot0208@aol.com

January 1
Seattle, WA

Protest The Bowls Kite Fly - Golden Gardens Park, Seattle.  For directions, Click Here.

January 11 - 14
Rockaway Beach, OR

Oregon Kitemakers Retreat - 18705 U S 101 N in Rockaway Beach OR. - For additional information, Click Here.

January 20 - 21
Long Beach, WA

Windless Kite Festival – Long Beach Elementary, 500 Washington Ave South, Long Beach WA. For additional information, Click Here.

January 20 - 21
Long Beach, WA

Northwest Sport Kite League  – Long Beach Elementary, Long Beach WA. hours: 10:30AM to 4:00PM.  A variety of demonstrations, competitions, and open flying will have something for everyone. For additional information, Click Here.

January 20
Coupeville, WA

Whidbey Island Kite Fliers Fun Fly,  Fort Casey 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information, contact Lisa Root at 360-678-7052 or email lroot0208@aol.com

January 25
Tacoma, WA

PCKA Meeting - Regularly scheduled meeting 7:00pm at the Summit Library. For additional information, Click Here.

January 27
Grayland, WA

Windriders Fun Fly, Potluck & Meeting - Grayland Beach, WA.  For additional information, Click Here.

February 3
Tacoma, WA

PCKA Kitemaking Workshop - 10 am - 5:30 pm Summit Library
Sewing kites for the WSIKF Foster Grandparent Fly

February 17
Coupeville, WA

Whidbey Island Kite Fliers Fun Fly - WIKF Valentines Day Fly. Fort Casey 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information, contact Lisa Root at 360-678-7052 or email lroot0208@aol.com

February 17 - 19
Long Beach, WA

Rod Beamguard Workshop - President's Day Weekend kite making class taught by Rod Beamguard. At the World Kite Museum. Contact rokkaku345@gmail.com to register or Click Here for more information.

February 22
Tacoma, WA

PCKA Meeting - Regularly scheduled meeting 7:00pm at the Steilacoom Library. For additional information, Click Here.

February 24
Grayland, WA

Westport Windriders Fun Fly & Meeting - Grayland Beach, WA. For additional information, Click Here.

March 10 or Mar 11
Long Beach, WA
Linda Saunder's Workshop -Make banners at the World Kite Museum, Long Beach, WA with Linda Sanders from Australia. For additional information, Click Here
March 15 - 18
Stanwood, WA
Fort Worden Kitemakers Conference - Warm Beach Conference Center, Stanwood WA. For detailed information, Click Here.
March 13
Vancouver, BC
BCKA March Fun Fly - BCKA March Fun Fly, Garry Point Park, Richmond, BC.
March 17
Coupeville, WA
Whidbey Island Kite Fliers Fun Fly - Fly'n O the Green St Patrick's Day Fun Fly. Fort Casey 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. For more information, contact Lisa Root at 360-678-7052 or email lroot0208@aol.com
March 24
Grayland, WA
Windrider's Fun Fly Potluck & Meeting -Grayland Beach, WA. For additional information, Click Here.

March 24
Kingston, WA

Kites Over Kingston - Fun fly at Mike Wallace Park, Kingston from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM (Setup: 10 to 11 AM, Breakdown 3 to 4 PM). For additional information, contact Brittany VanderPol - 360-773-8047

March 29
Tacoma, WA
PCKA Meeting - Regularly scheduled meeting 7:00pm at the Summit Library. For additional information, Click Here.

March 31
Fife, WA

NWSKL Annual Meeting - NWSKL (NW Sport Kite League) Annual Meeting, Fife Library, Fife, WA 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

April 1 - 30
Mount Vernon, WA

Tulip Town Kite FlyStatus of this event depends on new owners of Tulip Town.  Check with Mark for status.
April is the month to fly kites at Tulip Town near Mount Vernon. Every day of April. WKA member Mark Williams has made arrangements with Tulip Town to admit kite flyers, with a current WKA membership card, to enter and fly for free in the field near the demonstration gardens. Bring kites and banners, etc. The public always enjoys the kite show. Call Mark Williams at 425-327-2346 for more info.

April 1
Coupeville, WA

Whidbey Island Kite Fliers April Fools Fun Fly  11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Fort Casey State Park
For more information, contact Lisa Root at 360-678-7052 or email lroot0208@aol.com

Date TBD
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA

(Date TBD) JBLM - JBLM "Kidsfest" (Kid's Kite Making) AFC Arena on Liggett Avenue, Jerry Graham (253-863-7400) jlgraham1@usa.net

April 14 - 15
Pacific Beach, WA

Pacific Beach ‘Spring Fling’ - fun fly hosted by Hi Flyers Kites & Things. For more information call Scott Hedlin (Hi-Flyer's Kites) 360-276-8377.

April 21
Coupeville, WA

Whidbey Island Kite Fliers Fun Fly  11 a.m. - 3 p.m. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Fort Casey State Park
For more information, contact Lisa Root at 360-678-7052 or email lroot0208@aol.com

April 26
University Place, WA  

PCKA Meeting - Regularly scheduled meeting & Fun Fly - 7:00pm Chambers Bay Central Meadow - Depending on weather. For additional information, Click Here.

April 28
Grayland, WA

Windriders Fun Fly, Potluck & Meeting - Grayland Beach, WA. For additional information, Click Here.

April 28 - 29
Long Beach, WA

Flyers' Day Fun Fly - Try out your new stuff and shake the dust out of your kite bags. All are welcome. Meet at the Bolstad Ave approach. For more information, call Rae Bohn at 360-244-1658.

May 4 – 6
Ocean Shores
WA

‘Kite Invasion’ Fun Fly.  Ocean shores, WA.  For more info, contact Susan Tislow at: srtislow@yahoo.com

May 13
Richmond, BC

BCKA May Fun Fly - May Fun Fly & Pot Luck at Garry Point Park, Richmond, BC.

Date TBD
Victoria, BC

Party at the Point  -  Fun Fly hosted by Island Quad and the gang on the ‘Big Island’.   Clover Point, Victoria BC

May 19
Semiahmoo Resort, Blaine, WA

Semiahmoo Resort Family Fun Fly – at Semiahmoo Point next to the marina.  More details to follow.

May 24
University Place, WA

PCKA Meeting - Regularly scheduled meeting & Fun Fly - 7:00pm Chambers Bay Central Meadow. For additional information, Click Here.

May 26
Grayland, WA

Windriders Fun Fly, Potluck & Meeting - Grayland Beach, WA. For additional information, Click Here.

May 26
Suncadia Resort, WA

Suncadia Resort Family Fly Day – Hosted by the Suncadia Resort Management Assoc. Dawson Park, Suncadia Resort, near Cle Elum, WA.

May 26 - 29
Rockaway Beach, OR

Rockaway Kite Festival - Joint fun fly with Associated Oregon Kitefliers as part of the Rockaway celebration. For additional information Click Here.
Please confirm these dates with Rockaway before planning your trip.

May 28
Coupeville, WA

Whidbey Island Kite Fliers Memorial Day Fun Fly - Fun Fly at Fort Casey 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Bring your Red, White & Blue. For more information, contact Lisa Root at 360-678-7052 or email lroot0208@aol.com

June 2 - 3
Ocean Shores, WA

Grays Harbor Country “Festival of Colors’ Kite Festival – Damon Road approach, North of Ocean Shores. Sponsored by Ocean Shores Kites. For additional information, Click Here.

June 2 - 3
Ocean Shores, WA

NWSKL Sport Kite Competition (Ocean Shores) - For additional information, Click Here.

June 2
Seattle, WA

Beacon Hill Community Festival – For those in the Seattle area who are not attending Festival of Colors, this is a nice and well organized community event.  For more information, contact marcus@business.miami.edu

June 16
Coupeville, WA

Whidbey Island Kite Fliers Fun Fly  11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Fort Casey State Park
For more information, contact Lisa Root at 360-678-7052 or email lroot0208@aol.com

June 16 - 17
Vancouver, BC

Pacific Rim Kite Festival - Vanier Park, Vancouver, BC. For additional information, Click Here.

June 17
Seattle, WA

WKA Father's Day Kite Fly - Magnuson Park, Seattle, WA
For more information, contact Rick White, 425-266-9531
ssragtop@aol.com

June 23
Grayland, WA

Windriders Fun Fly, Potluck & Meeting - Grayland Beach, WA. For additional information, Click Here.

June 23
Seattle, WA

Seattle Chinese Garden Kite Festival - Seattle Chinese Garden Kite Festival 2-6 PM South Seattle Chinese Garden, 6000 16th Ave. SW, Seattle WA. For additional information, Click Here.

June 23 - 24
Lincoln City, OR

Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival - "Year of the Kite" Festival
at the D River State Wayside, Lincoln City, OR. Contact: 800-452-2151 or Click Here.

June 23 - 24
Cathlemet, WA
Fun Fly – at Skamolkawa Valley - east of Cathlemet on Highway 4. For additional information, contact Pete Pete Zweifel 206-718-3301 or Zeke010@yahoo.com

June 28
University Place, WA

PCKA Meeting - Regularly scheduled meeting & Fun Fly - 7:00pm Chambers Bay Central Meadow. For more information, Click Here.

July 1
Vancouver, BC

BCKA Canada Day Fun Fly - BCKA Canada Day Fun Fly @ Vanier Park, Vancouver, BC

July 13 - 15
Grayland, WA

Westport Windriders Kite Festival - For directions to the Festival, Click Here. For additional information, Click Here.

July 14 - 15
Grayland, WA

NWSKL Sport Kite Competition - For additional information, Click Here.

June 15
Seattle, WA

Seattle Peace Concert – Gas Works Park, Kite Hill – This is a great little event sponsored by the non-political Seattle Peace Concert group, City of Seattle, and local Blues/Jazz music organizations.  The group has given kite fliers all of Kite Hill for the event, so if you are in town – show up and fly!  For more information, Click Here

July 21
Coupeville, WA

Whidbey Island Kite Fliers Fun Fly  11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Fort Casey State Park
For more information, contact Lisa Root at 360-678-7052 or email lroot0208@aol.com

July 21 - 22
Brookings, OR

Southern Oregon Kite Festival -
For additional information, click here.
Contact John Curtis at (541) 318-8778 or info@sokf.org.

July 21 - 22
Parksville, Vancouver Island, BC

Parksville Kite Festival – Parksville, BC (Vancouver Island) at Lions Community Park.

July 26
University Place, WA

PCKA Meeting - Regularly scheduled meeting and Fun Fly - 7:00pm Chambers Bay Central Meadow. For additional information, Click Here.

July 28
Grayland, WA

Windriders Fun Fly, Potluck & Meeting - Grayland Beach, WA. For additional information, Click Here.

July 28 – 29
Long Beach, WA

Robert Brasington Workshop -   World Kite Museum  303 Sid Snyder Drive, Long Beach, WA  For information, contact the museum at 360-642-4020 or view worldkitemuseum.com.

July 28 - 29
Berkeley, CA

Berkeley Kite Festival and Sport Competition - For additional information, Click Here.

August TBD
White Rock, BC

White Rock Sea Festival -  Date to be determined. For more information check the BCKA website.   

August 4
University Place, WA

PCKA/Pierce Co Parks "Kids 'n Kites" Day - Chambers Creek Regional Park, Central Meadow. For more information, Click Here

August 18
Coupeville, WA

Whidbey Island Kite Fliers Fun Fly - Fort Casey State Park 11a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information, contact Lisa Root at 360-678-7052 or email lroot0208@aol.com

August 20 - 26
Long Beach, WA

Washington State International Kite Festival - For additional information, click here

August 22
Long Beach, WA

WKA Annual Meeting - Banquet and Raffle. Long Beach Grange Hall, Long Beach, WA 5:00 to 10:00 PM

August 23 - 26
Long Beach, WA

NWSKL Sport Kite Competition - Northwest Sport Kite League competition. Indoor and Outdoor. For additional information, Click Here.

August 30
University Place, WA

PCKA Meeting - Regularly scheduled meeting & Fun Fly - 7:00pm Chambers Bay Central Meadow. For additional information, Click Here.

September 7 - 9
Pacific Beach, WA

25th Annual Up Your Winds Kite Festival -
Hosted by Hi Flyers Kites and Things
For more information call Scott Hedin (Hi-Flyers) 360-276-8377.

September 9
Richmond, BC

BCKA September Fun Fly - BCKA September Fun Fly at Garry Point Park, Richmond, BC.

September 15 – 16 Coupeville, WA

Whidbey Island Kite Festival & Sport Kite Competition -
At Camp Casey Conference Center field. For additional information, click here.

September 15 - 16
Whidbey Island

NWSKL Sport Kite Competition (Whidbey) - Whidbey Island Kite Festival Sport Kite Competition. At Camp Casey Conference Center field. For additional information, Click Here.

September 22-23
Cathlemet, WA

Fun Fly – at Skamolkawa Valley - east of Cathlemet on Highway 4. For additional information, contact Pete Pete Zweifel 206-718-3301 or Zeke010@yahoo.com

September 23
Seattle, WA

(Potential)  Fun Fly at Gas Works Park, Kite Hill – The City of Seattle has scheduled this date/location as a make-up for the Seattle Peace Concert group in case any of the summer concerts are rained out.  If they don’t need to use that date, the SPC folks will give it to WKA.
This will be a ‘show up and fly’ event.  Our fliers will be responsible for marking off any restricted flying areas.  More details to follow as we approach September

September 29
Grayland, WA

Windriders Fun Fly, Potluck & Meeting - Grayland Beach, WA. For additional information, Click Here.

September 27
University Place, WA

PCKA Meeting -
Regularly scheduled meeting & Fun Fly - 7:00pm Chambers Bay Central Meadow. For additional information, Click Here.

October 6 - 7
Lincoln City, OR

Lincoln City Fall Kite Festival – On D beach in Lincoln City. For more information on the festival, call 541-996-1274 or Click Here.

October 9 - 14
Ocean City, MD

41th AKA National Conference - AKA National Conference
Shreveport, Louisiana (details TBD) For more information, Click Here.

October 14
World Kite Museum, Long Beach, WA

World Kite Museum One Sky One World - For information, contact the museum at 360-642-4020 or view worldkitemuseum.com.

October 14 Vancouver, BC

BCKA One Sky, One World Fly for Peace - BCKA One Sky, One World Fly for Peace at Vanier Park, Vancouver, BC.

October 20
Coupeville, WA

Whidbey Island Kite Fliers Fun Fly - Fort Casey State Park 11a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information, contact Lisa Root at 360-678-7052 or email lroot0208@aol.com

October 25
Tacoma, WA

PCKA Meeting - Regularly scheduled meeting & Fun Fly - 7:00pm. Location TBD For additional information, Click Here.

October 27
Grayland, WA

Windriders Fun Fly, Potluck & Meeting - Grayland Beach, WA. For additional information, Click Here.

November 3 - 4
Ocean Shores, WA

Run from the Rain Indoor Kite Weekend -
Location: Ocean Shores Elementary School Gymnasium
300 Mt. Olympus Dr., Ocean Shores, WA
(Ocean Shores Kites - Andy/Brenda)For additional information, Click Here.

November 3 - 4
Ocean Shores, WA

NWSKL Indoor Sport Kite Competition (Run From The Rain) - Location: Ocean Shores Elementary School Gymnasium
Competitions will begin at 2:00pm Saturday, and 11:00am Sunday. For additional information, Click Here.

November 16

WIKF / WIKFA Annual Meeting - Whidbey Island Kite Fliers member luncheon and annual meeting. Location TBD. For more information, contact Lisa Root at 360-678-7052 or email lroot0208@aol.com

November 24
Grayland, WA

Windriders Fun Fly, Potluck & Meeting - Grayland Beach, WA. For additional information, Click Here.

November 24
Coupeville, WA

Whidbey Island Kite Fliers after Thanksgiving Fun Fly - Fort Casey State Park 11a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information, contact Lisa Root at 360-678-7052 or email lroot0208@aol.com

December 1
Edgewood WA

PCKA/WKA Christmas Party and Indoor Fun Fly -
Christmas Party, bag raffle for the charity, and indoor fun fly. At Mountain View Lutheran Church, Edgewood, WA;
Noon to 9:00 PM

December 2
TBD, BC

BCKA Christmas Party - venue: TBD