This event is not sanctioned by the AKA

Date & Location:
Veterans Park
Milwaukee, WI US
(AKA Region 6)
Fun Fly
Fun For All Ages
Kids Fly
Kite Vendors
Food Vendors
Kite Demos
The COOL FOOL KITE FESTIVAL..TUESDAY, New Years Day, 2013.. 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, Noreen, Bob, and Emily, 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 more information and on
For additional information contact:
Jeff Kataoka or Scott Fisher
2266 N Prospect Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: (414) 305-3145
Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois and Gift of Wings
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 15% sale on all kites that are in the store, 10% discount on all Revolution Kites, and TNT kites are only $109.95, while they last.
See the Giant Kites of Gift of Wings flying high over Veterans Park.

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