Raise the Roof Ruckus!

Raise the Roof Ruckus - details

Come, meet friends old and new, preview the latest exhibits, and enjoy an evening of frivolity! It’s community fun night at the World Kite Museum!  This year’s event is set for April 9, 2016.  Save the date! This casual evening will be filled with family fun while raising funds for needed work on our roof. …

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President’s Day weekend Kite Workshop

Goin' & Comin'

Long-time Northwest kitemaker Rod Beamguard will be returning overPresidents Weekend in February to teach a version of John Freeman’sGoin’ and Comin’ kite.  The kite is a very good flyer in moderatewinds, flying from a single bridle point.  Finished size is nearly 8feet tall and 4 feet wide.  Unusual features of this kite are thecircular external…

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Call to Artists: Official 2016 Festival Poster Contest


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One Sky One World Worldwide Kite Fly


Promoting Friendship, Peace, Cultural Exchange, Tolerance and Understanding Saturday & Sunday October 10 & 11, 2015 Sign the Global Register at the Bolstad Beach Approach at 10:00 am, then put your kite in the sky! Need a kite to fly for the event?  Come to the Museum between now and then; making a kite is…

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WSIKF Week Photo Contest

kite festival week photo contest

To Enter: Upload your photos at Contest Opens: Monday, August 17, 2015, 5:00 AM Contest Closes: Sunday, August 23, 2015, 12:00 Midnight There is NO LIMIT to the number of times you can enter but the contest closes at midnight, Sunday, August 23, 2015.  We’ll select a winner sometime during the following week and…

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WSIKF Auction & Tribute

World Kite Museum Auction Night

The World Kite Museum and Hall of Fame plays hard during WSIKF, Kite making, Kite flying, Auction Fundraising, Hall of Fame induction Ceremony, New Exhibits, Kite parties and more! Come out and enjoy! The World Kite MuseumPresents AUCTION & TRIBUTE! Saturday August 22ndLong Beach Elks Lodge 106 N Pacific Way It’s time to laugh and…

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Buggy On!


Fight for Flight is Finally Finished  –  Time for You to Come Join the Fun   After an on-again, off-again, 20+ year battle, kite buggies, blokarts and other wind powered vehicles are allowed to run on portions of Washington State beaches thanks to a ruling made on March 26, 2015 by the Washington State Parks…

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Celebrate Hometown Tourism Day!

hometown tourist

Has it been awhile since you and your family have gotten to “Play Tourist” on the Peninsula?  Hometown Tourism day might be just the ticket for Saturday of fun-filled family time!  Several local attractions are working together to offer free and/or reduced admissions on Hometown Tourism Day.  Take advantage of this opportunity to see what…

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Exhibit: Kite Stamps


The Peninsula Postal Stamp Club of Long Beach, WA is in the process of creating an exhibit of kite stamps from countries around the world. In 2009 the group artistically prepared three 34” X 26” frames of Chinese kite stamps to accompany a new Chinese Kite Celebration at that time. This time, besides using the…

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Exhibit: The Business of Kites Features ALOX


Before 1915 if you had a kite either you or someone else made it. This exhibit describes one of the first kite manufacturers, John Frier, Sr. His Company named ALOX rolled off their self-created assembly line kites in 1927. The Museum, with the assistance of Frier’s granddaughter, Nancy Frier, has created the story of how…

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