Recent Announcements

  • MKS July Kitemaking Workshop Kite Workshop - Goodwin 6ft Cumulus DeltaWhen:  Sat, July 15, 11am – 4pmWhere:  Brunswick United Methodist Church, 6122 42nd Ave N, Crystal, Minnesota 55422 mapWhat:  It is time to get together for another workshop and socializing!Student level: Beginner to AdvancedWhat to bring:Sewing machineSewing notions (thread, bobbins, scissor, etc)Lunch money (TBD by the class where to have lunch, usually at Sweet Taste of Italy across the street)We request that people supply their own fabric, we will bring wood dowels. If you want carbon please supply yourself. If you want us to provide fabric, let us know and tell us your color choices. We cannot promise colors we'll see what we have.Cost: There ...
    Posted Jun 4, 2017, 9:27 AM by Dean Murray
  • Join us for a fly in Celebration of National Kite Month! When:  Sunday, April 9, 2017   Noon to 2 pmWhere: Oak Land Junior High School, 820 Manning Avenue North, Lake Elmo, MN 55042    DirectionsWhat:  The Minnesota Kite Society will be hosting Sunday Fun Flies!. They will be on a Sunday each month through the Fall.We have paid for the fields for noon to 2pm, but you are free to stay longer if the fields are not being used.Please check back for updates! Come out and Fly With Us!
    Posted Apr 8, 2017, 12:02 PM by Minnesota KiteSociety
  • April is National Kite Month!  What is National Kite Month?Every year in April Kite enthusiasts across North America celebrate the history and the future of the world’s favorite pastime by letting their kites fly.  It is a month to celebrate the joy and happiness that comes from letting out the line, letting your kite catch the wind, and letting that kite soar high into the sky.Why April?April was chosen as National Kite Month because it was the month that perfectly sympolized hope, potential, and joy.  As the first month in Spring, it is when most kite fliers are starting to bring their kites out of the closet and prepare for a summer on the beach.  It is ...
    Posted Apr 8, 2017, 11:50 AM by Minnesota KiteSociety
  • Color the Wind on February 18, 2017 has been CANCELLED Color the Wind on February 18, 2017 has been cancelled. The weather has not been good to us. With the recent warm-up, Clear Lake had a hard rain and 30 mph winds which has wrecked the ice, making it unsafe.We will be back next year.  Thank you.
    Posted Feb 12, 2017, 1:21 PM 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!