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36th Annual

 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 Expo 2017

04/28/2017 @ 1:00 AM – 04/30/2017 @ 1:00 AM

23nd Annual
Maryland International Kite Exposition

April 28 - April 30, 2017 Ocean City, Maryland



Welcome to Ocean City
Ocean City, Maryland and The Kite Loft
 welcome you to come and fly on the beautiful beaches
along our famous boardwalk!

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.


23rd Annual

Maryland International Kite Expo

Friday, April 28                                 Sunday, April 30 

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 29

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 29th


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 30th

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