Kite fliers and spectators of all ages will experience a visual feast as the sixth annual Dublin Kite Festival soars into town on Sunday 10th June next on Dollymount Strand, North Bull Island, Clontarf. Brought to you by Dublin City Council, this event offers free entertainment all day long and is the perfect way to spend a summer Sunday with family and friends.
This year’s Dublin KiteFest will attract thousands of visitors from Dublin and across Ireland and is sure to be an invigorating event from start to finish. The Festival will challenge kite enthusiasts to show off their stunt skills and compete for a number of awards across a wide range of categories including; most aerodynamic kite, most beautiful kite and funniest kite of the day.
Speaking about Dublin Kite Festival 2018, Ardmhéara Bhaile Átha Cliath / Lord Mayor of Dublin Mícheál MacDonncha said; “Cuirim fáilte roimh cuairteoirí chun an féile breá seo, I welcome all our visitors to this colourful festival and wish them and Dubliners alike a wonderful day”.
Kathryn Byrne, event manager of the Dublin Kite Fest said, “The Dublin Kite Festival has fast become one of our favourite events of the summer; the atmosphere is always upbeat and everyone is always in great spirits. Kite flying is an ideal activity in Dublin, especially with our windy weather conditions, and is an ideal activity for both young and old. The Dublin Kite Festival is a guaranteed great day out.”
Don’t worry if you’ve never flown a kite – or if you can’t remember the last time you did – because there will be plenty of kite flying experts on hand to get you off the ground! With international kite masters, lively music, exciting games, kite making workshops, a kite flying competition and buckets of enthusiasm you’re sure to have a great day at Dublin Kite Festival 2018. Let’s go fly a kite!
Dublin Kite Festival is brought to you by Dublin City Council and is supported by 98FM.