Date & Time

Saturday, January 26, 2019
noon-4 pm

Address

Lake Harriet Park
4135 W Lake Harriet Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55409

Registration

This event is free and open to the public
No registration required

About

Kites of all shapes, sizes, colors and themes will fly over frozen Lake Harriet. Other fun family activities at the festival include ice fishing, horse-drawn wagon rides, snowshoeing, and a marshmallow roast.

Event Information

Become a 2019 Kite Festival Sponsor


kinderberry hill lakewood cemetery linden hills dentistry

The 18th Annual Lake Harriet Winter Kite Festival will take place on the north end of Lake Harriet near the Lake Harriet Band Shell. Kites of all shapes, sizes, colors and themes will fly over frozen Lake Harriet. 

Minnesota Kite Society experts will demonstrate their skills maneuvering spectacular kites throughout the day, and offer their expertise to kite flying enthusiasts and to those who are new to the pastime. Bring your own kite, or buy an inexpensive one at the lake.

Tips Outdoors will teach kids ice fishing skills and safety tips. Equipment and permits for children will be provided. NEW! Minneapolis Park Board naturalists will be on site with snowshoes and you can try out fat bike riding in the snow! There will also be a heated tent with entertainment!

Parking

Held at the north end of Lake Harriet near the Bandshell (4135 West Lake Harriet Parkway).

Free lot parking is available on site. Please keep in mind lots fill quickly; however, free on-street parking is available throughout the neighborhood. A shuttle will be available to and from Burroughs Elementary School (1601 W 50th St. Minneapolis, MN 55419) from 11:45 am to 4 pm.  

West Lake Harriet Parkway delays are expected. Allow ample time to find a spot and walk to the venue.

+
Sponsorship Opportunities


Get Involved

Become a 2019 Kite Festival Sponsor


kinderberry hill lakewood cemetery linden hills dentistry

Sponsors

Get involved with the Lake Harriet Kite Festival!  This is your invitation to partner with us and promote your organization or business in conjunction with this great Minneapolis winter tradition.  As a Kite Festival sponsor, your organization will receive visibility through a variety of marketing materials, event signage and social media coverage.  We are looking for sponsors that can provide both in-kind and financial support, learn more about sponsorship opportunities below.

Parking

Held at the north end of Lake Harriet near the Bandshell (4135 West Lake Harriet Parkway).

Free lot parking is available on site. Please keep in mind lots fill quickly; however, free on-street parking is available throughout the neighborhood. Shuttles will be available leaving from:

West Lake Harriet Parkway delays are expected. Allow ample time to find a spot and walk to the venue.

+
Sponsorship Opportunities


Volunteer Information

Volunteers are needed to help set-up, take-down, and facilitate family activities for the Lake Harriet Winter Kite Festival. Learn more about volunteering for MPRB events.