It’s almost here!! The 2023 LBI Fly International Kite Festival is about to take flight
Got Questions??…..here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding this year’s festival.
What happens if it rains? Our plan is to do what we can not to cancel, as some kites can still fly in light rain. Our extremely knowledgeable Kiter Coordinator will make the call “Day Of” depending on wind, weather and safety conditions. Keep an eye out on our social media for updates.
Is the Festival Dog-Friendly? Yes, leashed dogs are allowed on the beaches in October….just remember your poop bags. 😉
Is there a cost to attend? Only Friday evening’s Indoor Fly (6:30-9 pm) at the LBI School and the Night Fly Extravaganza, Saturday 6:30-8:30 pm 68th Street Beach LBT both request a $3/per person suggested donation.
Parking in LBT: * Street parking available. *Please do not block private driveways. *All streets in Brant Beach have suspended alternate side parking. * 68th Street will be closed to traffic as well as Ocean Blvd between 67th-70th streets.
Parking in Ship Bottom: * Street parking available. * Please do not block private driveways. * We recommend crossing at the 17th or 21st Street traffic lights. * On Saturday & Sunday, parking will be available in the LBI School lot.
The LBI Shuttle WILL BE RUNNING * Friday 3 pm- 11 pm * Saturday 10 am- 11 pm and *Sunday 10 am- 9 pm
Where areas are handcapped accessible? In Ship Bottom: * The streets with ramp access are 20th & 21st Streets. * Beach Wheels will be available at the Public Information Tent located between 20th & 21st Streets. In LBT: * 68th Street has a ramp and a viewing platform.
Where will we find public restrooms? In Ship Bottom: Portable restrooms are located at 18th, 20th, and 21st Streets. In LBT: Restrooms are available at 68th Street, Bayview Park, and the police department.
We look forward to another great year of Kite Flying….See you There!!