Date & Time

Saturday, January 26, 2019
noon-4 pm

Address

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

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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,  snowshoeing, and a marshmallow roast.

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Become a 2019 Kite Festival Sponsor

 

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.  There will be NO SHUTTLE available for the 2019 Kite Festival.

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

Sponsorship Opportunities

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.

Contact Event Coordinator, Erica Chua at echua@minneapolisparks.org or 612-230-6479 for more information.

2019 Sponsorship Opportunities [PDF]

Presenting Sponsor (LIMIT 2)

$2000

  • Main Tent sponsorship with naming rights for tent featuring organization logo and banner
  • Organization logo included in all print advertising
  • Opportunity to welcome the audience and be recognized in event announcements
  • Banners at event (provided by sponsor)
  • 8’ table space in a heated tent at event
  • Recognition in pre-event email blasts and news releases
  • Organization logo & link on website
  • Recognition in Kite Festival social media

Contributing Sponsor

$1000

  • Banners at event (provided by sponsor)
  • Organization logo included in all print advertising
  • 10’x10’ booth space outside at Festival
  • Recognition in pre-event email blasts and news releases
  • Organization logo and link on website
  • Recognition in Kite Festival social media

Community Sponsor

$500

  • Organization logo included in all print advertising
  • Recognition in pre- event email blasts and news releases
  • Organization logo and link on website
  • Recognition in Kite Festival social media

Local Sponsor

$250

  • Organization logo and link on website
  • Recognition in Kite Festival social media

Become a 2019 Kite Festival Sponsor

 

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.

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

Sponsorship Opportunities

Contact Event Coordinator, Erica Chua at echua@minneapolisparks.org or 612-230-6479 for more information.

Presenting Sponsor (LIMIT 2)

$2000

  • Main Tent sponsorship with naming rights for tent featuring organization logo and banner
  • Organization logo included in all print advertising
  • Opportunity to welcome the audience and be recognized in event announcements
  • Banners at event (provided by sponsor)
  • 8’ table space in a heated tent at event
  • Recognition in pre-event email blasts and news releases
  • Organization logo & link on website
  • Recognition in Kite Festival social media

Contributing Sponsor

$1000

  • Banners at event (provided by sponsor)
  • Organization logo included in all print advertising
  • 10’x10’ booth space outside at Festival
  • Recognition in pre-event email blasts and news releases
  • Organization logo and link on website
  • Recognition in Kite Festival social media

Community Sponsor

$500

  • Organization logo included in all print advertising
  • Recognition in pre- event email blasts and news releases
  • Organization logo and link on website
  • Recognition in Kite Festival social media

Local Sponsor

$250

  • Organization logo and link on website
  • Recognition in Kite Festival social media

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.

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.