KITE FESTIVAL ON TREASURE ISLAND BEACH TO HONOR VETERANS
The “Veterans Day Fall Fly on TI” is slated this year for November 10th & 11th on Treasure Island Beach behind the Thunderbird Beach Resort. The theme for the weekend… “Honor America’s Veterans”, featuring red, white and blue kites, banners and flags galore. This free, family-oriented event will feature general kite flying, kite games, stunt kite lessons, demos, bubbles and candy falling from the sky! This will a great opportunity to honor Veterans by flying a kite.
There is no formal competition however, the event is geared to prep novice kite flyers of all ages to learn what competition is like for the big official competition on January 19th & 20, 2019, that will be held in the same fabulous location. New and experienced flyers are also encouraged to bring out their best Red, White and Blue and share the freedom of kite flying by including the public and sharing kite knowledge.
Public parking is available in the following locations: Public lot across the street from the Waffle House on Gulf Blvd, and at 104th Ave Gulf Blvd.
The festival is sponsored by Windworks, The City of Treasure Island and our top sponsor The Thunderbird Beach Resort which is also the events host hotel. Contact them for room reservations at (727) 367-1961 Let them know you are coming for the festival for a special rate!
The kite festival will launch at 10am Saturday, November 10th and continue throughout the weekend. After dark on Saturday, kite flyers are urged to add lights to their kites for a night fly (weather & wind permitting). Windworks will be on the beach selling kites, line, wind toys and hosting raffles for your chance to win prizes from many of our event sponsors. All activities at the Veterans Day Fall Fly on TI are free. For more information contact:
13009 Village Blvd., Madeira Beach, FL 33708