The Nelson Summer Kite Festival is on, at Neale Park, Nelson, 20-21 January 2024.
Set up Friday 19th January, public display days Saturday 20th, Sunday 21st, pack out 22nd.
For those who want to, there is free camping on the field to create a security team to look after the tent, bunting, speakers, etc. The ablution block will be available to kitefliers and campers, with kite gear storage, toilets and showers.
Friday night we’ll have takeaways meal on the field once the tent is set up.
Saturday and Sunday set up the display field and start flying for the public display from 12pm to 5pm both days. Food and drink stalls are booked in for both days.
Saturday night takeaway meals in the tent.
Sunday after 5pm when public display is finished, pack down the tent if dry and get all the display gear packed into the ablution block so we can all go to dinner at a chosen restaurant by 7-7.30pm.
Pack out, clean out ablution block Monday, maybe a little flying if wind is good!
When we get a sunny day and a sea breeze, Neale Park shines and one the best urban kite flying spots ever!
Photos from past Nelson Kite Festivals are in the photo albums.