Kirra Beach will come alive on Saturday 21 October 2017 as Connecting Southern Gold Coast presents the popular Gold Coast Festival of Kites.
Bright and colourful kites of all shapes and sizes will take over the Kirra skyline transforming the sky into a spectacular kite flying masterclass that will have all ages captivated. Renowned flyers from across the country will add a unique blend of art and ingenuity to the festival’s colourful skies, making it a must see for families and kite enthusiasts.
Kirra’s wide sandy beaches and the Gold Coast skyline backdrop will provide an excellent viewing platform for all spectators. Food vendors, kite merchants and market stalls will fill the park as well as kids activities and entertainment adding to the festive atmosphere.
This year the Gold Coast Kite Festival has partnered with the Kirra Criterium Classic, one of Gold Coast’s largest cycle events, also held on Saturday 21 October. Local kids can get involved by bringing their own bike and taking part in the free Bike Power Kids Challenge for 3 to 12 year olds cycling a lap of the circuit. Registration opens at 9.30am for a 10am start. Every participant will receive a prize.