Everyone loves a spectacle in the sky and it’s no doubt that Miami’s beaches and skies host the most beautiful sky shows in the country. This coming October October 21 (Saturday) & October 22 (Sunday), Miami’s beautiful beach skies will be filled will a marvelous dance of various kites of various sizes, shapes and colors, At Haulover Park, attractions such as the 100-foot flying squid, the 30 foot flying scuba man, 300 square foot parafoil, 30 foot Nemo fish and 150 foot flying rainbow and many more amazing sites will grace the event for 2 whole days!

This free event which is hosted by Miami- Dade Parks and Skyward Kites will not only have an amazing display of kites but will also host exciting activities such as a feature paper kite building class and a special demonstration for kite enthusiasts. There will also be an invigorating flying competition for specific categories specifically for children and adults.

There is absolutely no age limit to this event and everyone is highly encouraged to join, spectate, build their own or simply purchase their own kites. The best part is that there are no specifications or requirements for kites and the smallest and biggest ones are more than welcome to partake in this event.

If you’re more into watching than joining, visitors are encouraged to come down and bring their blankets on the sand and enjoy the sights and sounds. Food is not a problem as vendors will be situated at various places in the area, ensuring a complete weekend experience!

If this hasn’t amazed you, prepare to be swept off your feet! This year, Pete Dolphin, kite master extraordinaire will also be joining the Kiteober Fest and his experience with kites over the past 30 years with a background in kite making & performing will definitely be substantial. Bringing along his 150 foot long Flying Rainbow, which is one of the largest kites in the world, Dolphin is expected to dazzle visitors coming from near and far.

Registration for the event is $7.00. Interested participants or onlookers are encouraged to contact Dan Ward at Sky Ward Kites at 305- 893- 0906. You can also send an email at skywardkites@gmail.com.

Onlookers are highly encouraged to check out the Kite Festivals official website and to also come in your most comfortable running shoes so they can fully maximize their experience!


Erica Grace

Erica Grace acquired her Bachelor’s degree in Business with a minor in English from FIU. Her Passion for Miami, the city she grew up in, has enabled her to capture and highlight all of the Beauty and Power “The Most Exciting City in the World” has to offer. For exclusive interviews and advertising opportunities, please contact Erica Grace at press@welcometomiami.com