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The sky at Prairie Winds Kite Festival in Jackson, MN on Saturday, September 6, 2014

Recent Announcements

  • Minnesota Kite Society Annual Meeting, Banquet and Auction on Sunday! When:  Sunday, February 15, 2015   4:30pmWhere: Casper's Cherokee of Eagan            4625 Nicole Road            Eagan, MN            651 454-6744            Map: http://mapq.st/1usoFQd For MKS members only. This is our annual business meeting, banquet and auction.We'll review the year, elect a new board, pass out awards and have our annual auction.  (see event agenda below)Dinner pre-reservations:Dinner:         $30/personAt the door:  $40/personPre-registration deadline Feb 12.Send your reservation (Made out to MKS)  to:      John Kaulbars      8446 16th Ave S      Bloomington, MN 55425      952 854-0985If you have items to donate for the auction please contact Dean Murray at Dean@mnkites.orgAgenda:4:30p - Social Hour and Silent ...
    Posted Feb 11, 2015, 5:58 AM by Minnesota KiteSociety
  • Halloween Fun Fly / The Deer Fly on Saturday! WhenSat, November 1, 12pm – 4pm WhereOak Land Junior High school, 820 Manning Ave. N, Lake Elmo, MN 55402 (map) Join us Saturday for the Deer Fly! (formerly the Halloween Fly)This fly has moved from Bloomington to Lake Elmo. This is the same field we flew on this summer in honor of Ken Runke. It's an excellent large open space, everyone come out and fly!!!Here is a link to google maps for directions: https://goo.gl/maps/7r7IVBecause we only really have two seasons in Minnesota, Deer hunting season and Fishing season we felt the need to pay tribute and call it the Deer Fly. However, for those who want to keep it Halloween let ...
    Posted Oct 27, 2014, 8:55 AM by Minnesota KiteSociety
  • Join us at "One Sky One World" on Sunday! One Sky One World (MKS) WhenSun, October 12, 11am – 4pm WhereHarvest Festival & Corn Maze, 8001 109th Ave. N, Brooklyn Park, MN (map) DescriptionTwin Cities Harvest Festival & Corn Maze is located on southeast corner of Hwy 169 & 109th Ave. N. in Brooklyn Park. For directions see http://www.twincitiesmaze.com/location.html One Sky One World (OSOW), also known as "World Kite Day", is the international day of kite flying where people all over the world fly kites annually on the second Sunday of October to promote world peace, friendship among all people, and awareness of environmental concerns. Minnesota Kite Society (MKS) is one of many organizations around the globe that will be observing One Sky One World ...
    Posted Oct 10, 2014, 1:24 PM by Dean Murray
  • Join us Saturday, Sept 20th for the Flying Colors Kite Fly! MKS's Flying Colors Kite Fly WhenSat, September 20, 11am – 4pm WhereValley View Middle School, 8900 Portland Avenue South, Bloomington, MN (map) DescriptionThis is the Minnesota Kite Society's BIG summer kite fly! This event will take place at the lower ball fields of Valley View Middle School and Valley View Elementary School. The ball fields are located northwest of the intersection of 90th Street and Portland Avenue South in Bloomington, MN.This year Flying Colors will be a smaller kite fly event. We will not have kids kitemaking or food vendors. All are welcome to join us. Bring your kites and help us fill the sky.There will be some free give-away kites available while ...
    Posted Sep 15, 2014, 11:21 AM by Minnesota KiteSociety
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Learn more About MKS here, check out some of the upcoming events, or find out how to become a member of the MN Kite Society.

Why You Should Join Our Club

The Minnesota Kite Society is dedicated to the promotion of kite flying throughout the State of Minnesota. The Minnesota Kite Society (MKS) is non-profit, non-discriminatory, all volunteer, and dedicated to widening the base of kite flying by providing information, assistance, and direction to interested parties.

MKS puts on kite flying events and kite building workshops helping to bring people into kiting. Kite flys are open to the public. All are welcome.

Flying kites has changed over the years. It's a great family activity. There are many kinds of kites, something for everyone.  The traditional single line kites, fancy show kites, duel-line and quad-line sport kites, fighters, traction/power kites. Kites can range from a couple dollars at the department store to several thousand dollars for the giant show kites.

KITE FLYING IS FUN! Come fly with us!