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
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.
KITES: BRING 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.
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 : [email protected]
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 [email protected]