kids-kite-makingWhile our entire LBI FLY International Kite Festival is certainly kid-friendly, here is a list of “Just for the Kids” activities that will be going on throughout the weekend:


  • Kids Candy Drops (think kite pinata): Happening BOTH Saturday, the 6th, and Sunday, the 7th 2x/day near the Main Tent Area in Ship Bottom.
  • Bol Races for Kites: Kids can strap on parachute-type kites and race each other down the beach! This event is weather pending and will be taking place both Saturday the 7th and Sunday the 8th at Noon on 11th Street in Ship Bottom.
  • Kids Buggy Kite Rides: This awesome activity will be taking place on 15th-20th St. Beaches in Ship Bottom on both Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th, and Monday the 9th. Kids can strap on a helmet and take an awesome kite buggy ride on the beach with one of our professional kiters! Signed waiver needed.
  • Kitemaking for Kids:  There will be a $6 fee for this activity and kids take the kites home with them! Both Saturday (at Bayview Park – 68th Street) and Sunday (at Drifting Sands in Ship Bottom).

*All kids activities will be overseen by our professional kiters and our volunteers. Some may require a signed waiver that will be available on site.