40th Annual Rogallo Kite Festival

Francis Rogallo was a NASA scientist and inventor of the flexible wing. His inventions started the sport of hang gliding and his designs have carried over into the development of stunt kites, power kites, and hang gliders that are flown today. We invite you to join us and fly a kite at the 40th Annual Rogallo Kite Festival to celebrate Francis Rogallo and his many accomplishments.

Kitty Hawk Kites and friends will be displaying amazing 30 – 100 ft kites on top of Jockey’s Ridge State Park. Join us and fly a kite of your own, take part in FREE stunt kite lessons, kite coloring for the kiddos, or just sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular kites as they fly in the sky.


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Kitty Hawk Kites, Nags Head
3933 S Croatan Hwy., Nags Head, NC (US 158 MP 12.5)

Jockey’s Ridge State Park
300 West Carolista Dr., Nags Head, NC

PLEASE REMEMBER: Traditionally, this weekend is supposed to be extremely hot and sunny. While this makes for perfect flying conditions, it is also important to remember to bring plenty of water and sunscreen. If you plan to bring a pet, make sure you have the provisions necessary to keep them comfortable.

For more information on the Rogallo Kite Festival, please contact events@kittyhawk.com

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