Kitty Hawk Kites is pleased to announce its 2017 event schedule, featuring more than 15 events on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, as well as a pair of kite festivals on Florida’s Emerald Coast.
Kitty Hawk Kites has long been a leader in hosting events on the Outer Banks, with annual festivals covering the spectrum of celebrations – from kites, hang gliding and paddleboarding to watermelon and pirates!
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Jul 25, 2017
Join Kitty Hawk Kites at Waves Village Watersports Resort (24798 NC Highway 12, Rodanthe, NC) on Tuesday, July 25th at 8:30 PM for the 3rd Annual Light up the Night event! Come enjoy free NOCQUA watersports demos, light up games and toys and a movie under the stars on the big screen. (Bring a blanket!) By bringing…
Aug 3, 2017
Games, music, food, and LOTS of watermelon. What more could you ask for in a summer celebration? Join Kitty Hawk Kites for a summer bash you won’t want to miss. Splash tank, corn hole, toy demos, face painting, and tons of watermelon competitions including seed spitting, watermelon eating, and a watermelon ice cream eating competition just to name a few.
Aug 12, 2017
Put your stand up paddleboarding skills to the test at Waves Village Watersports Resort in Rodanthe, NC! SUPtastic is perfect for beginners and experts alike with two races: the 8 mile downwinder and the 2 mile fun paddle. The registration will begin at 9:00 AM. Registration is $45 in advance, and $55 day of for the 8 mile race and $20…
Aug 16, 2017 - Aug 17, 2017
Ahoy Mateys! Get ready for a swashbucklin’ good time as Kitty Hawk Kites hosts the Outer Banks Pirate Festival. Pirates of Blackbeard’s Crew and their friends will be camped out at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing. Come learn the vast history of pirates on the OBX, and participate in Scalawag school for the little ones to see if they have what it take to be a part of Blackbeards’ Crew!
Aug 31, 2017
Join Kitty Hawk Surf Co. this season as we host the Bic SUP One Design Series. This family-friendly competition is free to the public. Whether you’re paddling for the first time or you’re already a pro, this is a great activity for all!
Sep 8, 2017 - Sep 10, 2017
OBSKC is a regional kite competition bringing some of the nation’s best kite fliers right here to our back yard. Come out and join us for 2 days of kite flying fun for the whole family. On Saturday, Kitty Hawk Kites and friends will host demos on the field and a FREE family fun fly day. Enjoy massive display kites flying high, and participate in stunt and power kite lessons given by pros.
Sep 16, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017
What do a 100- foot octopus, 80- foot panda, and a 50- foot gator have in common? They’ll all be flying high over the harbor at Destin’s Norriego Point. Join Kitty Hawk Kites and the Emerald Coast Kite Fliers Club for two days of FREE kite flying fun.
Sep 16, 2017
This is a kayak and SUP fishing tournament. All fish caught must be caught from your watercraft, no wading. Registration is online or at mandatory captains meeting September 16th at 6pm.
This is a photo catch and release style tournament. There is a list of rules and regs that we will publish soon. Competitors are allowed to launch at first light Saturday morning. All photos must be received by 5pm on Saturday in order to be eligible for judging. All pictures must show the fish length from upper lip to end of unpinched tail.
Oct 28, 2017
Founded on the basis of fun and flight, the Outer Banks Brewtäg strives to be an event chock full of education, recreation, culture, community, and wholehearted palate pleasin’ for the whole family.
Nov 24, 2017 - Nov 25, 2017
Come spread the holiday cheer with Kitty Hawk Kites and the Jockey’s Ridge Crossing crew. Free visit and pictures with Santa, cocoa and cookies, and a light show with kites on Jockey’s Ridge are just a few of the fun and festive things going on… not to mention all the amazing holiday sales!