Kitty Hawk Kite Festival on the Destin Harbor

Kite FlyingThis weekend Kitty Hawk Kites will host its 5th Annual Flying High on the Harbor Kite Festival at its Destin location in Harborwalk Village. The free event runs August 24-25 from 10am to 10pm and is open to the public.

Among the activities listed are kite flying demonstrations (with professional kite flyers performing stunts), kite making, cup stacking demos and competitions, ring toss games, yo-yo clinics, juggling lessons, stand up paddleboard demos, and a night kite fly at Norriego Point after dark. Guests are encouraged to bring kites and learn tricks from the pros. Kite flying demonstrations and lessons are scheduled from 10am-4pm and kids games and activities are scheduled from 4pm-8pm, weather permitting.

Founded in 1974, Kitty Hawk Kites is the largest kite store in the world. They sell children’s kites, power kites, stunt kites, kiteboarding gear, toys, and apparel. As a kite authority, Kitty Hawk Kites puts their products through rigorous testing to ensure customer satisfaction. With two locations on the Gulf Coast, visitors to Destin and Fort Walton Beach can experience kiting like a pro.

Situated on the Destin Harbor, Harborwalk Village is a favorite gathering place among locals and visitors alike. Harborwalk Village is home to the Emerald Grand Resort, world class shopping, indulgent dining, and a multitude of water activities. Visitors enjoy year round events, live entertainment, and seasonal festivals at this historic Destin landmark.

A few of Harborwalk Village’s highlights include dining at La Famiglia on the Harbor, a home-style Italian eatery overlooking Destin’s East Pass, relaxing at The Spa at Emerald Grande, shopping for locally made art, and strolling along the boardwalk at sunset.

So gather the family and enjoy this free and fun for all ages celebration while taking in the sights of the Destin Harbor.

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