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Sparling Kites Flying Schedule

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Where Sparling Kites will be flying this year. Festival updates and photos are available for those events with an update link.
2010
Date Festival Location
February 6, 2010 Kites Over the Bay Fish Creek, WI
February 20, 2010 Color The Wind Clear Lake, IA
March 13 - 14 , 2010 11th Internatonal Thailand Kite Festival Cha-Am, Thailand
April 29 , 2010 Aomori Kite Festival Aomori, Japan
May 3 - 4 , 2010 PEACEFUL WORLD KITE FESTIVAL-22ND WORLD KITE FESTIVAL Uchinada, Japan
May 21 - 22, 2010 Great Lakes Kite Festival Grand Haven, MI
May 28 - 30, 2010 Wildwood International Kite Fest Wildwood, NJ
June 6, 2010 Naperville Kite Fest Naperville, IL
June 12 - 13, 2010 Jamestown Kite Fest Jamestown, ND
September 4 - 5, 2010 Kites Over Lake Michigan Two Rivers, WI
September 12, 2009 Dekalb Kite Festival Dekalb, IL
September 24 - 26, 2010 Sunfest Ocean City, MD
October 23 - 24, 2010 Carolina Kite Fest (Tentative) Atlantic Beach, NC
2009
Date Festival Location
February 7 - 8, 2009 Kites Over the Bay Fish Creek, WI
February 21, 2009 Color The Wind Clear Lake, IA
April 25 - 26, 2009 Maryland International Kite Exposition Ocean City, MD
May 16 - 17, 2009 Great Lakes Kite Festival Grand Haven, MI
May 30 - 11, 2009 Pontiac Kite Festival (tentative) Pontiac, IL
June 6 - 7, 2009 Naperville Kite Fest (tentative) Naperville, IL
June 27 - 29, 2008 Lincoln City Summer Kite Fest Lincoln City, OR
September 5 - 6, 2009 Kites Over Lake Michigan (tentative) Two Rivers, WI
September 13, 2009 Dekalb Kite Festival Dekalb, IL
September 19 - 20, 2009 Quad City Family Fun and Kite Festival Davenport, IA
September 26 - 27, 2009 Sunfest Kite Festival Ocean City, MD
October 24 - 25, 2009 Carolina Kite Fest Atlantic Beach, NC
2009
Date Festival Location
February 2, 2008 Madison Winter Festival Madison, WI
February 9 - 10, 2008 Kites Over the Bay Fish Creek, WI
February 16, 2008 Color The Wind Clear Lake, IA
March 7 - 9 , 2008 10th Internatonal Thailand Kite Festival Cha-Am, Thailand
April 19, 2008 Flights of Fancy: Kite Festival Longview, MO
May 10, 2008 Kites Over Grinnell Grinnell, IA
May 16 - 18, 2008 Great Lakes Kite Festival Grand Haven, MI
May 23 - 26, 2008 Wildwood International Kite Fest Wildwood, NJ
May 31 - June 1, 2008 Pontiac Kite Festival Pontiac, IL
June 7 - 8, 2008 Naperville Kite Fest Naperville, IL
June 27 - 28, 2008 Lincoln City Summer Kite Fest Lincoln City, OR
August 7 - 9, 2008 Out of state event NY
August 30 -31 2008 Kites Over Lake Michigan Two Rivers, WI
September 21 - 28, 2008 AKA National Convention Gettysburg, PA
October 2 - 5, 2008 Niagara Intl Kite FestivaL Terrapin Point &
Lewiston, NY, USA &
Table Rock, CA
October 25 - 26, 2008 Carolina Kite Fest Atlantic Beach, NC
2007
Date Festival Location
January 1, 2007 Cool Fools Fly Milwaukee, WI
February 10 - 11, 2007 Kites Over the Bay Fish Creek, WI
February 17, 2007 Color The Wind Clear Lake, IA
March 30 - April 9, 2007 Rencontres Internationales de Cerfs-Volants Berck-sur-Mer, France
April 21, 2007 Oswego Earth Day Kite Fly Oswego, Illinois
April 28 - 29, 2007 Decatur Kite Festival Decatur, Illinois
May 5, 2007 Mayor Daley's Kids and Kites Chicago, IL
May 12, 2007 Cub Scout Kite Derby Aurora, IL
May 18 - 20, 2007 Great Lakes Kite Festival Grand Haven, MI
May 25 - 28, 2007 Wildwood International Kite Fest Wildwood, NJ
June 2 - 3, 2007 Naperville Kite Fest Naperville, IL
June 9 - 10, 2007 Jamestown Kite Fest Jamestown, ND
June 23 - 24, 2007 Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival Lincoln City, OR
August 15 - 19, 2007 Dieppe KITE International Dieppe, Canada
August 25 - 26, 2007 Pontiac Kite Festival Pontiac, IL
September 1 - 2, 2007 Kites Over Lake Michigan Two Rivers, WI
September 8 - 9, 2007 New York Kite Festival The Rockaways, NY
September 16, 2007 DeKalb Kite Festival DeKalb, IL
October 1 - 6, 2007 AKA National Convention Ocean Shores, WA
October 14, 2007 One Sky, One World Fitchburg, WI
October 27 - 28, 2007 Carolina Kite Fest XX Atlantic Beach, NC
November 3 - 4, 2007 Cape Fear Kite Fest Wrightsville Beach, NC
2006
Date Festival Location
January 1, 2006 Cool Fools Fly Milwaukee, WI
February 4, 2006 Madison Fun Fly Madison, WI
February 18, 2006 Color The Wind Clear Lake, IA
March 11-12, 2006 9th Internatonal Thailand Kite Festival Cha-Am, Thailand
April 29 - 30, 2006 Perry Farm Kite Festival Bourbonnais, IL
May 6 - 7, 2006 Mayor Daley's Kids and Kites Chicago, IL
May 19 - 21, 2006 Great Lakes Kite Festival Grand Haven, MI
May 26 - 29, 2006 Wildwood International Kite Fest Wildwood, NJ
June 3 - 4, 2006 Glen Ellyn Kite Fest Glen Ellyn, IL
June 10 - 11, 2006 Jamestown Kite Fest Jamestown, ND
June 24 - 25, 2006 Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival Lincoln City, OR
July 3 - 4, 2006 Lisle Eyes to the Sky Lisle, IL
July 9, 2006 Dave DeBolt Memorial Fly Parker City, IN
August 12, 2006 Wisconsin Kiters Club Fly Greenfield, WI
August 19 - 20, 2006 New York Kite Festival The Rockaways, NY
September 2, 2006 Kites Over Lake Michigan (1 day only, Small stuff only) Two Rivers, WI
September 9, 2006 Marinette / Menominee United Way Kite Fly Marinette, WI
September 16-17, 2006 Toronto KiteFest Toronto, Canada
October 2 - 7, 2006 AKA National Convention Des Moines, IA
October 14, 2006 Celebrating Naperville's Vision: Soaring into the Future Naperville, IL
October 15, 2006 One Sky, One World Fitchburg, WI
October 28 - 29, 2006 Carolina Kite Fest XIX Atlantic Beach, NC
December 26, 2006 Ed Liphardt Fly Chicago, IL
2005
Date Festival Location
February 5 - 6, 2005 Kites on Ice Update Madison, WI
February 12, 2005 Kites Over the Bay Update Fish Creek, WI
February 19, 2005 Color The Wind Update Clear Lake, IA
April 9, 2005 North Eastern DuPage Autism Society event Update Addison, IL
April 16, 2005 Earth Day Kite Fly Update Mt Prospect, IL
April 23 - 24, 2005 Perry Farm Kite Festival Update Bourbonnais, IL
April 30 - May 2, 2005 Weymouth International Kite Festival Update Weymouth, England
May 7, 2005 Kites Over Lake Storey Update Galesburg, IL
May 13, 2005 White Sox Demo Update Chicago, IL
May 14, 2005 Mayor Daley's Kids and Kites Update Chicago, IL
May 20 - 22, 2005 Great Lakes Kite Festival Update Grand Haven, MI
May 27 - 30, 2005 Wildwood International Kite Fest Update Wildwood, NJ
June 4, 2005 Glen Ellyn Family Fun Fly Glen Ellyn, IL
June 5, 2005 Homewood / Flossmoor Kite Fly Homewood, IL
June 11 - 12, 2005 Jamestown Kite Fest Jamestown, ND
June 21 - 26, 2005 Sport Kite World Championships Lincoln City, OR
July 9-10, 2005 Michigan Sport Kite Classic Rockwood, MI
July 16 - 17, 2005 Dodgeville Kite Fly Dodgeville, WI
August 20 - 21, 2005 NYKF - Rockaway Kite Festival Rockaway Park, NY
September 10, 2005 Marinette / Menominee United Way Kite Fly Marinette, WI
September 17, 2005 Marklund September Fest Mill Creek in Geneva, IL
Sept 26 - Oct 1, 2005 AKA National Convention Ocean City, MD
Oct 9, 2005 One Sky, One World Fitchburg, WI
Oct 29 - Oct 30, 2005 Carolina Kite Fest XVIII Atlantic Beach, NC
December 26, 2005 Ed Liphardt Fly Chicago, IL
2004
Date Festival Location
February 7 - 8, 2004 Kites on Ice Update Madison, WI
February 21, 2004 Color The Wind Update Clear Lake, IA
March 27, 2004 Smithsonian Kite Festival Washington, DC
April 10, 2004 Sommer Park Kite Day 2004 Peoria, IL
April 17, 2004 No Name Yet Kite Fest Stickney, IL
April 24 - 25, 2004 Perry Farm Kite Festival Bourbonais, IL
May 1, 2004 Mayor Daleys Kids and Kites Chicago, IL
May 21 - 23, 2004 Great Lakes Kite Festival Grand Haven, MI
May 28 - 31, 2004 Wildwood International Kite Fest Wildwood, NJ
June 5 - 6, 2004 Dick Blick's Kites Over Lake Storey Galesburg, IL
June 12 - 13, 2004 Jamestown Kite Fest Jamestown, ND
June 19 - 20, 2003 Mackinaw City Kite Festival Mackinaw City, MI
June 26 - 27, 2003 2 Paws Kite Festival Paw Paw, MI
July 11, 2004 Dave DeBolt Memorial Fly Parker City, IN
July 31 - August 1, 2004 Kites Over Quincy Quincy, MI
August 7, 2004 Wings & Wheels Bloomington, IL
August 21 - 22, 2004 NYKF - Rockaway Kite Festival Update Rockaway Park, NY
September 11, 2004 Marinette / Menominee United Way Kite Fly Marinette, WI
September 25, 2004 Oswego Kite Fly Oswego, IL
Oct 9 - 10, 2004 Lincoln City Fall Kite Festival Lincoln City, OR
Oct 11 - 16, 2004 AKA National Convention Seaside, OR
Oct 23 - Oct 24, 2004 Carolina Kite Fest XVII Atlantic Beach, NC
December 26, 2004 Ed Liphardt Fly Chicago, IL
2003
Date Festival Location
January 1, 2003 Cool Fools Fly Milwaukee, WI
January 31 - February 2, 2003 Kites On Ice Madison, WI
February 15, 2003 Color The Wind Clear Lake, IA
March 2, 2003 Zilker Park Kite Fest Austin, TX
April 12, 2003 Whitewater Kite Fly Whitewater, WI
April 20 - 21, 2003 Weifeng International Kite Festival Weifang, China
April 24, 2003 Canceled Qingdao International Kite Festival Qingdao, China
May 3, 2003 Mayor Daleys Kids and Kites Chicago, IL
May 16 - 18, 2003 Great Lakes Kite Festival Grand Haven, MI
May 25 - 27 2003 Wildwood International Kite Fest Wildwood, NJ
May 31 - June 1, 2003 Kites Over Lake Storey Galesburg, IL
June 7 - 8, 2003 Michigan Sport Kite Classic Rockwood, MI
June 14 - 15, 2003 Wright Kite Festival Update Kitty Hawk, NC
June 21 - 22, 2003 Mackinaw City Kite Festival Update Mackinaw City, MI
July 13, 2003 Dave DeBolt Memorial Fly Parker City, IN
July 26 - 27, 2003 Berkeley Intl Kite Fest Update Berkeley, CA
August 2 -3 2003 Kites Over Quincy Update Quincy, MI
August 9, 2003 WK Club Fly Update Milwaukee Area
August 16 - 17, 2003 Flying Colors Update St Paul, MN
August 23 - 24, 2003 Rockaway Kite Festival Update Rockaway Park, NY
September 6, 2003 Marinette / Menominee United Way Kite Fly Update Marinette, WI
September 20, 2003 Mayor Daleys Kids and Kites Update Chicago, IL
September 27, 2003 Grand Opening of the New Soldier Field Update Chicago, IL
Sept 29 - Oct 4, 2003 AKA National Convention Dayton, Ohio
Oct 25 - Oct 26, 2003 Carolina Kite Fest XVI Update Atlantic Beach, NC
December 26, 2003 Ed Liphardt Fly Chicago, IL

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Last Updated: 08/09/06
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