Santa Barbara Kite Festival Returns April 19th

Let the fun begin! The Santa Barbara Kite Festival lands on the “Great Meadow” lawn, 11am-5pm Sunday April 19th 2020 on the west campus of Santa Barbara City College.       More than a dozen familiar kite flying events will take to the skies this year including the festival’s most popular event- the “Children’s Tail Chase”.Continue reading “Santa Barbara Kite Festival Returns April 19th”

Theme for the 2020 Kite Festival Announced

The theme for 2020 Santa Barbara’s ever popular community kite festival is “Dance With the Wind”. The 35th Annual Santa Barbara Kite Festival will dance with the wind  Sunday, April 19, 2020 from 11am-5pm on the west campus lawn at  Santa Barbara City College.       Kite Master Rakesh Bahadur selected his year’s theme to celebrateContinue reading “Theme for the 2020 Kite Festival Announced”

Santa Barbara Kite Festival’s New Theme for 2017 Festival

“It’s time to fly!” As fleeting as time can be, this year’s theme for the 32nd annual Santa Barbara Kite Festival is “It’s time to fly!” Festival organizers grabbed hold of today’s time change to announce the theme for the 2017 Santa Barbara Kite Festival, coming 11am-5pm Sunday April 9th to the Great Meadow (theContinue reading “Santa Barbara Kite Festival’s New Theme for 2017 Festival”

The 2016 Santa Barbara Kite Festival is a GO!

After some much needed rain, this Sunday’s forecasts move from cloudy to a mix of sun and clouds by midday and breezy conditions. There is a slight chance of a shower at last report (20% -decreasing by evening). The festival is a go! Parents- You may want to bring a spare pair of sox orContinue reading “The 2016 Santa Barbara Kite Festival is a GO!”

New Festival Date April 10th 2016, New Contests!

SAVE THE DATE!  The 31st annual Santa Barbara Kite Festival returns Sunday, April 10th, 2016 with new extended hours 11am to 5pm, and new kite contests! In addition to the ever-popular “Children’s Tail Chase”, new kite contests for the 2016 festival include “Best of Fest”, “Best Ground Display (banners, flags display), “Youngest & Oldest KiteContinue reading “New Festival Date April 10th 2016, New Contests!”

The 2015 Santa Barbara Kite Festival Celebrates 30 Years!

The 30th Anniversary edition of the Santa Barbara Kite Festival will take to the skies Sunday April 12th, 2015 from 11am-4pm in the “Great Meadow”- west campus lawn at Santa Barbara City College. This fun-filled family-style kite flying festival is celebrating 30 years as one of the community’s favorite festivals. The 30th Anniversary Santa BarbaraContinue reading “The 2015 Santa Barbara Kite Festival Celebrates 30 Years!”