Kite Flight

Thanks all for a great Kite Flight 2024! Stay tuned to this page for Kite Flight `25, coming in May 2025!

Soar at the Lakeshore Every May!

The annual Kite Flight brings Rochesterians of all ages and from all walks of life together on the shores of Great Lake Ontario to celebrate the art and joy of kite flying. The 2024 Kite Flight will be held Sunday, May 5 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Ontario Beach Park.

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Expert kite flyers will show off their unique colorful creations and amaze the crowd with their skills, and the public will have ample chances to fly too. Recreation on the Move, the City’s mobile recreation center, will be on hand throughout the day, and City Recreation staff will provide free, kite-building workshops for youth 12 and under.

In addition, performers from Roc City Circus will entertain the whole family at this colorful free and festive event!

The Charlotte Community Association’s expert chefs will be grilling hots and selling them and other treats, along with kite kits, to support their community work.


12:00 p.m.   Children’s free kite making workshops and contest

12:00 p.m.  Expert kite flying demonstrations and coaching

1:00 p.m.   Public Kite Flying

2:00 p.m.   Jugglers and Acrobats from Roc City Circus

12:00 – 4:00 p.m.   Rec on the Move van with activities for kids

Kite Flight is sponsored by Wegmans and presented by the Ontario Beach Park Program Committee with support from Monroe County, the Charlotte Community Association and the City of Rochester.