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The Wilde Subaru Family Kite Festival Returns to Veterans Park

he event will begin at 10:00 am, through 6:00 pm, (5 pm Sunday) with the GRAND LAUNCH of 600+ kites at NOON!

By - Apr 18th, 2019 01:42 pm
The Wilde Subaru Family Kite Festival

The Wilde Subaru Family Kite Festival

On Saturday, May 25th, and Sunday May 26th, The Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois and Gift of Wings are presenting the The Wilde Subaru Family Kite Festival, 32 Years in Veterans Park, a Milwaukee County park, on Milwaukee’s lakefront. The event will begin at 10:00 am, through 6:00 pm, (5 pm Sunday) with the GRAND LAUNCH of 600+ kites at NOON! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrNgcpp5Mn8

For the tenth time in Milwaukee, The Fabulous Windjammers precision kite flying team will be performing three times each day during this event. They are the world renowned professional kite flying team from Detroit.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6tcPXb67w0. The Chicago Fire kite Team will also be flying with all six members for the 27th straight year. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5J5X2dKmr0

In addition, Yves Laforest and the Canadian Dream Team from Montreal, Quebec, will be making their 19th appearance with their 2 large All NEW Super Giant Whale kites, and other Giant kites.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIQHOrtUCrk

Milwaukee’s own Mike Delfar and Paul Koepke, all Professional kite flyers, will also be performing. Jean Lemire from Montreal will attempt to fly three dual line stunt kites all at the same time. Free Kite Flying lessons from the Kite Whispererer, Brett Williams. This family event is FREE to all, with FREE parking.

We will also be giving away free kites to the first 100 kids that participate in the “KIDS MAD DASH“. Imagine 100 kids launching their kites all at the same time.   LOOK OUT!!   Gift of Wings will be selling Kites and food during the event.  It’s all new this Spring!!  www.giftofwings.com and 414-305-3145

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