Victoria Kite Festival Info

                          VICTORIA KITE FESTIVAL 2014

Greetings Kite flyers

Only a few more weeks until the Victoria Kite Festival begins .  Here is some useful info regarding the itinerary , etc for our event

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

PARKING

FRIDAY: BE AWARE … There is a bicycle race scheduled for that day . Parking is prohibited at Clover Point as well as on Dallas Road.  Barriers are usually removed by 5pm .

SATURDAY: The point is open to traffic , there will be traffic calming in effect .  Get there early to find a parking spot.

SUNDAY: Clover Point will be closed to traffic . There will be No parking except for invited flyers with permits. Kiters can unload their gear before 8:30 am and find parking on Dallas Road.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

BANNERS: If you have a banner and a pole, bring them along , we want to ring the point with colour . Ground conditions are grassy in spots and gravely in others.

KITESBRING LOTS  :)

RADIOS :   For team flying …. Please bring your hand held radios ( walkie talkies ) .

FOOD/RESTROOMS: Food Trucks and Portable washrooms on site .

SEATING: Bring your lawn chairs …..

NIGHT FLY: There is a night fly planned for Friday evening . Bring your single line, quad line . dual line kites and light them up.

KIDZONE  : The BCKA will be on site with their kids kite making tent.   Face painting etc Penny Lingenfelter and Bethanie Wilson will be present engaging children in their kids and kites demos.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

                       ANTICIPATED ITINERARY

FRIDAY

FREE FLY DAY FOR THOSE WHO ARRIVE EARLY  “REMEMBER THE BIKE RACE”

BBQ FOR KITERS HOSTED  BY THE LOCAL FLYERS … DOGS AND BURGERS … 6 OR 6:30 PM

NIGHTFLY FROM ? TO 11 PM WHEN POINT OFFICIALLY CLOSES

SATURDAY  9AM T0 5PM

FREE FLY DAY “NO” SCHEDULED DEMOS   COME “EARLY” TO ENSURE PARKING AT THE POINT

THE LOWER BOWL WILL BE ROPED OFF

FOOD TRUCKS WILL BE ON SITE    VENDORS WILL BE PRESENT

   “FLIGHT NIGHT AT THE IRISH TIMES” …. 3 COURSE CURRIE BUFFET, APPETIZERS AND CASH BAR

                                                                                       AT THE IRISH TIMES PUB , 1200 GOVERNMENT STREET

       7 PM TO 10:30 PM   $20 DOLLARS CANADIAN AT THE DOOR

R.S.V.P REQUIRED … PLEASE CONFIRM TO : islandquad@gmail.com 

SUNDAY 9AM TO 5PM

SCHEDULED DEMOS . LOWER BOWL AND BIG KITE FELD WILL BE ROPED  “NO ” PARKING AT THE POINT EXCEPT FOR INVITED FLYERS WITH PERMITS . COME EARLY BEFORE 8:30 PM TO DROP OFF GEAR . THE POINT WILL BE CLOSED TO TRAFFIC FROM 9 PM TO 5

          MOST OF ALL LET’S HAVE WAY TO MUCH FUN

                                                                                                                                                                  

                      ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE EMAIL        islandquad@gmail.com

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