Kite Festival

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Kite Festival

New event for 2018, join Oxbow for the first annual Kite Festival! Make a kite, fly a kite, and watch kite enthusiast fly their professional kites! Free kites to the first 250 people that attend. Admission is free!

Event Activities:

  • The first 25o people to attend, will receive a FREE kite to decorate, put together, and fly in the sky!
  • Watch professionals fly their unique kites.
  • Enter your own kite into the Kite Making Contest.

Event Rules:

  • No drones are allowed

Kite Making Contest

Oxbow Meadows is proud to host the 1st Annual Kite Festival and would like to invite you to participate in the Kite Making Contest.  Kited entered into the contest must by handmade, no store bought kites are eligible.  The contest is open to anyone for either the Youth Division (12 and under) or the Adult Division (13 and up).  Kite makers may register the day of the Kite Festival and have their kites displayed during the event.  All contestants must be registered by 12pm and the winners will be announced at 1:30pm.

Additional Rules

  • Only one kite entry per person
  • Judges decision is final
  • Oxbow Meadows is not responsible for loss or damage to any entries
  • Registration is from 10am-12pm. The kits completion is from 12-1:30 and the winners announced at 1:30.

Download Entry Form for Early Registration:

Kite Maker Entry Form and Rules (Word Document)

The Kite Criteria:

All competing kites must fly:

  • On a minimum of a 10 foot line
  • For a minimum of 30 seconds


  • The kite with the best sense of humor


  • Total surface area, not including tail


  • Total surface area, not including tail

Longest Tail

  • Total length of tail

Most Creative

  • Kite design, flight pattern, or idea

Oldest and Youngest Flier

  • The oldest and youngest contestant will be awarded, contestants must fly kite unassisted.