The 25th Cool Fool Kite Festival
(Cool Fool Kite Festival)
This event is not sanctioned by the AKA

Date & Location:
Veterans Park on Milwaukee’s Lakefront
1500 N Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee, WI US
(AKA Region 6)
Fun Fly
Kids Fly
Kite Vendors
Food Vendors
Kite Demos
The COOL FOOL KITE FESTIVAL..SUNDAY, New Years Day, 2012.. 11 am until 5 pm. in Veterans Park on Milwaukee’s Lakefront. This is a FREE event, with plenty of FREE parking. We will have Free Hot Chocolate, Coffee, and Snacks, compliments of Caribou Coffee, while they last. This is a "Fun Fly" so bring your kite or pick up a kite at Gift of Wings at the park. See Sarah and Noreen Lephardt, our quiet ice artists, carve blocks of ice into masterpieces before your very eyes. Ice carving lessons will also be available. Brett Williams, the Kite Whispererer, will be on hand to show everyone how to fly a kite. The Giant kites of Gift of Wings will also be flying high over Milwaukee’s Lakefront. Gift of Wings, now has the largest collection of giant kites in the Midwest. Horse drawn carriage rides will also be available for a small fee from Milwaukee Coach and Carriage. Hot food is also available for purchase. This festival is brought to you by Gift of Wings, B93.3 Radio, 102/1 WLUM AND WMCS Radio, Caribou Coffee, and the Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois.Thanks to our friends at Milwaukee County Parks. DRESS REALLY WARM! The Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois. It doesn't get any better than this!
For additional information contact:
Jeff Kataoka or Scott Fisher
2266 N Prospect Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: (414) 305-3145
Fax: (414) 425-8095
Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois
On the Ground - Milwaukee is located in South Eastern Wisconsin and is accessible via several major highways. Milwaukee is: 1-1/2 hour drive from Madison(via I-94) 1-1/2 hour drive from Chicago (via I-90) 5-1/2 hour drive from Minneapolis/St. Paul (via I-94) From the west and South and North, head straight into Milwaukee and go to I-794 East, exit Lincoln Memorial drive! Easy!!
Dress really warm and plan on having fun. Gift of Wings will be open and providing a warm place to hang out. Gift of Wings will be having a 30% CEILING sale on all kites that are on the ceiling, 10% discount on all Revolution Kites, and TNT kites are only $99.95, while they last.
See the Giant Kites of Gift of Wings flying high over Veterans Park.

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