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For Immediate Release:
January 18, 2011

Media Contact:
Laura Philips


Kite Festival at Haulover Park

Event features high-flying art, kite contest, workshops, food and fun
Thousands attend this annual celebration!


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
Kites of all shapes and sizes from around the world will fill the sky from noon-5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 20, 2011 at the 18th annual Kite Festival at Haulover Park, 10800 Collins Ave., Miami.  This dazzling seaside air-show will feature food, music and activities for kite-lovers of all ages, including kite competitions, kite-building classes and kites for purchase.

There will be a spectacle of mega-fliers by renowned kite-makers, such as the 100-foot squid by Peter Lynn of New Zealand and the 30-foot scuba man in full wet suit, by Martin Lester of the United Kingdom. Prizes will be awarded to best homemade kites, highest flying kites, prettiest kites and kites with the longest tails. 

The event, which attracts thousands of kite-enthusiasts each year, is hosted by Skyward Kites and sponsored by the Miami-Dade Park and Recreation Department and Pollo Tropical. Festival  Admission is free. Parking is $6. For directions to the event contact Haulover Park, 305-947-3525.For information about the Kite Festival or other kite activities at Haulover Park call Dan Ward at Skyward Kites, 305-893-0906.  For directions to the event contact Haulover Park, 305-947-3525.

Who: Parks and Skyward Kites

What:Kite Festival

When: February 20, 2011, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Where:Haulover Park
Lot 4
10800 Collins Ave.


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