Sunfest Kite Festival
September 19th - 22nd 2013
Bring the entire family and let your spirits soar! Join The Kite Loft for the best kite festival on the East Coast on Thursday, September 19 - 22, 2013. Thousands of spectators and kiting friends from across the country will meet in Ocean City, Maryland for five fun-filled days of kite competitions, games, relays, mass ascensions, workshops, fun and frolic.
This year The Kite Loft welcomes Mike Van Meers returning as our co-coordinator. Mike will be holding impromptu games for the entire family with opportunities to win one of many fun prizes.
On Saturday at 1:00pm we will be giving away Free Kites to the first 100 kids between the ages of 5 and 12. We will be onhand to assist you assemble and launch your kite. Locals and visitors welcome to join in on the colorful action. Lets' all paint the sky...
Stroll along Ocean City's famous Boardwalk and witness hundreds of beautiful ground and high flying displays. Afterwards cast a vote for your favorite display during the festival's "People's Choice" award.
Plan early, bring the family and join us!
Maryland International Kite Exposition
The Maryland International Kite Exposition will feature three fun filled days of kite flying on the beautiful beaches of Ocean City, Maryland. Throughout the festival, there will be exhibitions and demonstrations including stunt and power kite lessons, free children's games and activities, and much more! The festival will showcase some of the best kite flyers from around the world. Kites of all shapes and sizes will be on display including some massive character and theme based kites. On behalf of The Kite Loft and The Town of Ocean City we welcome everyone to join in the festivities. Bring your family for several days of good old fashion kite flying. Remember when we say “Go Fly a Kite”, we mean it.
Maryland International Kite Expo
Friday, April 24 Sunday, April 26
Sport Kite Demo 5th St Sport Kite Demos - all day 5th St
MASKC - all day 5th St MASKC - all day 5th St
Giant Kite Show 4th St Giant Kite Show 4th St
Learn To Fly - All Day 6th St Free Stunt Kite Lessons 6th St
Saturday, April 25
Sport Kite Demos 5th St
Giant Kite Show 4rd St
MASKC - all Day 5th St
Sport Kite Demo 5th St
Learn To Fly - All Day 6th St
Mid-Atlantic Stunt Kite Championships
All MASKC Events to take place at 5th St
Saturday, April 25th
8:30 AM Pre-flight meeting
9:00 AM MIP - Masters Individual Precision
9:30 AM NIP / EIP - Novice / Experienced Individual Precision
10:30 AM OPMP/OPMB - Open Multiline Pairs Precision/Ballet
11:30 PM OIOU - Open Individual Outdoor Unlimited
1:00 PM NMB / EMB Novice / Experienced Multi-Line Ballet
2:00 PM MIB - Masters Individual Ballet
Sunday, April 26th
8:30 AM Pre-Flight Meeting
9:00 AM EPP - Experienced Pairs Precision
9:30 AM NMP / EMP - Novice / Experienced Multi-Line Precision
10:15 AM MMP - Masters Multi-Line Precision
11:00 AM EIB/NIB - Experienced/Novice Individual Dual-Line Ballet
12:00 PM MMB - Masters Multi-Line Ballet
1:00 PM EPB / MPB - Experienced / Masters Pair Ballet
2:00 PM OTMB / OTT - Open Team Multi-Line Baller / Open Team Dual-Line Ballet