2019 will be the 6th kite festival presented by the Otaki Promotions Group Inc. Spectacular kites from around the world, stunt kite displays by Queensland’s Phoenix Kite Collective, on-stage entertainment, food and craft stalls and more. A day out on the fabulous Otaki Beach for the whole family. Previous festivals have seen an audience of up to 18,000 over the two days enjoying a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere.
Spectacular kites of all shapes, sizes and styles thrill those viewing from the beach, above the dunes and the Pavilion roof. Expect to be delighted by the sight of massive inflatable kites, stained glass window and bug kites through to tiny fluttering seagull kites.
Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 February 2019 – kites flying 10am - 4pm (weather/wind dependent) plus on-stage entertainment until 5pm. Festival food & drink, markets stalls plus kids' entertainment. Visit our food and drink vendors located around the site and browse the market stalls to find something special to take home! Be sure to look out for the kiddies’ entertainment area too, including bouncy castle and merry-go-round.
We’re well known for entertaining our visitors both on and off the beach at the Otaki Kite Festival. All entertainment and activities are weather dependent and may vary accordingly.
> Where is the parking and how much does it cost?
Event organisers have arranged a space for motorhomes and caravans at the nearby Otaki College (233 Mill Road, Otaki) for a small charge of $10 per vehicle, per night.
> When can I arrive and have to leave by?
Please arrive from 4pm on Friday the 15th February and departure 6pm on Sunday the 17th February.
> Can I take my pet?
Well behaved pets are allowed at the College - please use common sense and clean up after them.
> How do I book?
Please book your interest with Kirsty at the Otaki College by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org