Wright Kite Festival & Competition

Kitty Hawk Kites, Wright Kite Festival & Competition
Event Description: 

Take flight where flight first began at the Wright Brothers National Memorial. Explore the museum and the site where Wilbur and Orville took their historic first flight in 1903.  Then join us for some of your own flight.

30 - 100 foot kites will be flying high!  Fly your own kite, take free stunt and power kite flying lessons, bring the kids to our kite making station.

Admission to the park is $7, but participation in the kite festival is totally free!

The Wright Brothers National Memorial Park grounds are open daily from 9 a.m.–5 p.m.


Large Display Kites
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Kite Flying Lessons and Demos
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Kite Making
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

ECRI Awards Reception (Saturday ONLY)
6:30PM @ Mulligan’s Raw Bar and Grill | MP 12.5


For more information about the Wright Kite Festival, please contact Janet Chesson, Asst. Marketing Director and Events Coordinator, at events@kittyhawk.com, or visit our website!

Admission to the Wright Brothers National Memorial is $7 but participation in the kite festival is FREE
When is the event?: 
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pmShow all dates
Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Where is the event?

Wright Brothers National Memorial
1000 N. Croatan Highway
Kill Devil Hills