The Cape Town International Kite Festival is Africa’s biggest kite festival, attracting talented kite makers, kite fliers, and enthusiasts from around the continent. This year, the event will be celebrating its 21st anniversary, promising to be bigger and better than ever before. Dust off your kites, practise your skills and head down to Zandvlei in Muizenberg from 29-30 October 2016.
The festival boasts family-fun activities, including kite-making, kite-flying, stunt kiting, Rokakkau kite battles, food stalls, kiddies’ rides, a full programme of entertainment and an eclectic craft market.
Each year, the festival attracts 20 000 visitors including some of the most well-known people in kiting in South Africa, who take the opportunity to show off their fantastical kites and talents.
Features of Cape Town Kite Festival 2016 including a colouring-in competition for kids and a heritage kite competition for adults and a DIY kite-making demonstration. For the hungry, there are numerous food vendors to buy mouth-watering grub or a tea garden to enjoy a cup of coffee and a scone. If kite-flying isn’t your activity of choice, peruse the craft stalls for eclectic market wares.
The festival is hosted by Cape Mental Health and proceeds go to providing vital psychiatric services to adults and children with mental health disabilities in needy communities.
Venue: Zandvlei Nature Reserve, Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa
Date: 29 Oct 2016 10:00 – 30 Oct 2016 18:00