KITE MAKING WORKSHOP 9-12
Sponsored by Summerland Credit Union
Come to the Housie Shed and buy a kite kit on the day for $10 and enjoy making it, then decorating it with a little help from the volunteers from Lillypilly Pre-school.
KITE FLYING IN THE PARK 9-12
Sponsored by My Vet
Fly your own or made up kite in Banner Park, with families and other beginners. Kite flyingexperts Mick Ayo & Grant Tozer will be available for lessons and tips. Practice for the Norco Community Fly-in at 2pm on the beach.
BIGGEST KITES IN AUSTRALIA 9-3
Sponsored by Byron Shire Echo
Wonder at the biggest kites in Australia, right here on Brunswick's beach! Unfortunately Romeo the Octopus is under repair but Sydney the Trilobite, the prehistoric crab and the giant blue frog will fly, but will need to rest periodically through the day.
KITE MAGIC ON THE BEACH 9-3
Sponsored by SE Queensland Kite Flyers
Watch or join the kite enthusiasts flying their stunt, stack and other amazing kites on thebeach. Look out for flying puppies, the giant blue frog, owl, black spider & other assorted kite creatures and arches. Get tips from the kite flying experts - they are there to help!
Chris Robson (Gold Coast)Greg Hodges (Qld Kite Flyers Assoc)Mick Ayo & Grant Tozer (former Australiankite fighting champions)
KITE ADVENTURE SPORT DEMOS 9-3
Sponsored by Tiger Moth Adventures
Be impressed by the extreme kite sport exponents as they work with the wind, along the beach and in the water. Or be inspired to take up kite surfing, boarding or buggying by Chris Robson from the Gold Coast and Moti from Wake ‘n Surf. NB. This activity is dependent on the wind depend.
SOCCER BALL FUN 9-3
Sponsored by LJ Hooker Real Estate
Have fun on the beach with the giant red and blue soccer ball.
FLAGS ON THE BRIDGE 9-4
Sponsored by Tropical Fruit World & Brunswick Valley Coaches
Take a close up look at the "feathers" on the bridge, which have been lovingly painted for the festival by the local schools. The feathers will be judged and the class winners will be treated to a bus trip and excursion to Tropical Fruit World.
PLEASE KEEP OFFTHE DUNES
ROKKAKU KITE CHALLENGE 12.30-1.30
Sponsored by Hotel Brunswick
Kite fighting is India's national sport. Here in Brunswick, local business and their sponsoredcommunity teams take on a friendly kite fighting challenge in separate divisions. The teams of 3 or 4 will try to manoeuvre their kites to break the strings of the other kites while flying for the honour of being the last kite left in the sky. Great prizes to be won!
Business Challenge: Trophy & wine
Community: Tiger Moth Adventure for 2
Business Challenge Community Challenge
Gym on the Run - Brunswick Surf Club
Norco - Lillipilly Pre-school
BH Medical Centre - Mullumbimby Scouts
Ocean Shores Tavern - Ocean Shores School
My Vet - CAWI
Byron Shire RE - Brunswick Heads School
Excede Transport - SES
Sponsored by Tropical Fruit World
Make your way though the colourful display of beautiful flags, feathers & windsocks from the bridge to the stalls & activities in Banner Park.
SEA CREATURES DISPLAY 9-4
Sponsored by Brunswick Riverview Inn
Colourful kites depicting marine life gracefully fly from the footbridge.
NORCO COMMUNITY KITE FLY-IN 2-3
Sponsored by NORCO
Don't miss the opportunity to be part of the spectacular community kite fly-in along the beach from 2-3pm. Bring your kite from home, or make a kite on the day at the Kite Making Workshop. Test your creation with us all!
LUCKY KITES 9-4
Sponsored by Whatever
Feeling lucky? Pick a Lucky Kite at the Info Tent & win prizes valued up to $250. Every kite wins a prize worth $10 or more. Major prizes include 2 nights at Brunswick Sails Motor Inn, $100 Dominic’s voucher, $160 Pearce Motors car service. Plus many $20-$50 vouchers. Only 100 draws!
WIN A KITE!
Buy a ticket in the Kites & Bikes Raffle at the information Tent from 9am to 3.45pm. You could win a serious icon kite from Kite Magic or a family holiday, bike or surfboard. Drawn at 4pm at the Hotel Brunswick.
KITES FOR SALE 9-4
Over 100 different kites on sale at stalls in Banner Park. Or buy one before the day from the Brunswick Visitor Centre in Park St.