Don’t miss the Berkeley Kite Festival – a FREE family event that will paint the skies over Berkeley this weekend.
WHEN: Sat/Sun, July 29/30 from 10am-6pm.
WHERE: Cesar E. Chavez Park at the Berkeley Marina. Parking at the Marina or at
Golden Gate Fields is $15, but the shuttle is FREE.
WHAT: 31st Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships
- Fun Activities both days:
Free Kite Flying Lessons
Free Kite Making, 11am-2pm
Free Candy Drop, 3:30pm (According to this year’s sponso, Hills Physicians Medical Group, healthy treats will be mixed with the candy!)
Free Rokkaku Battle, 1:30 & 4:15
- Worlds Largest Octopus Kite
- Humongous Kites: Bigger than a house and longer than a train!
- Sodo-Cho Kite Team from Hamamatsu, Japan. Amazingly, their kites are made from fine paper and bamboo.
- Berkeley Kit