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

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    • 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
    • Red Wing Inaugural Kite Festival - Saturday, Aug 2nd Red Wing Kite Fly - River City Days WhenSat, August 2, 1pm – 4pm WhereMemorial Park, Red Wing, MN, United States (map) DescriptionThis is a kite fly as part of River City Days in Red Wing, MN. This is not an MKS sponsored event but it looks like it will fun! Here is a link to the park on google maps:,-92.5202478,557m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0xea978c2774f342fb
      Posted Jul 23, 2014, 2:09 PM by Minnesota KiteSociety
    • Ken Runke Memorial Kite Fly on Saturday, July 26th Earlier this year MKS member and all around great guy Ken Runke passed.This coming Saturday, July 26th there will be a private kite fly in Ken's honor with MKS members, and Ken's friends and family.The fly will be at Oakland Junior High school.  820 Manning Ave. N, Lake Elmo, MN 55402.Time will be in the afternoon, lets say 1p - 5p (as long as folks want to stay or we get kicked out).  There will be a short service around 3p.Here is a link to google maps for directions:'s easy to find. From St. Paul go east on I-94 to the Manning Ave exit. Then go north ...
      Posted Jul 23, 2014, 1:33 PM by Minnesota KiteSociety
    • Join us for a Fun Fly Saturday at Nicollet Jr High in Burnsville, MN! MKS Fun Fly at Nicollet Jr High fields in Burnsville, MNWhenSat, July 19, 12pm – 4pmWhereNicollet Junior High School, 400 E 134th St, Burnsville, MN, United States (map)DescriptionA July club kite fly. Open to the public if you would like to join us! Everyone come out and have some fun flying on Saturday!
      Posted Jul 15, 2014, 11:58 AM by Dean Murray
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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!