Logo of Kite Festival featuring three geometric shapes in pink, blue, and green. The logo reads "kite festival".

Save the Date: June 9, 2024 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm | Chippewa Park

Kite Festival is back this year at Chippewa Park!  

We can't wait for you to join us on Sunday, June 9th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm!

Bring along your favourite kite and come out to experience Kite Festival! 

Highlights include:

  • Free flying zone where the public can fly their own kites
  • 200 kites to be given away throughout the event
  • Kite making and craft projects with Community Arts & Heritage Education Project (CAHEP)
  • Spooky science activities with Science North
  • Bouncy castles
  • Bubble Station
  • Giant outdoor games
  • Activities with Healthy Kids & Youth Move
  • Cricket Council demonstrations
  • Face painting
  • Food vendors ($)
  • Community group booths
  • Chippewa Park’s carnival rides ($)
  • And more!

FREE shuttles from Intercity Shopping Centre to Chippewa Park. Park at Intercity (old Lowe’s parking area) and take the shuttle to Kite Festival!

  • Depart from Intercity Shopping Centre at 11:00 am, 11:30 am, 12:00 pm, 12:30 pm, 1:00 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:00 pm
  • Depart from Chippewa Park 11:30 am, 12:00 pm, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:00 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:00 pm

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If you are a community group, artisan, or event vendor interested in being involved in Kite Festival, email culture@thunderbay.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

Join the Volunteer team for a fun day outdoors!

For more information, please contact the Volunteer Program Coordinator at volunteer@thunderbay.ca 


Make an impact in our community - consider sponsoring the region's most popular and well-attended special events. If your company is interested in participating as a sponsor for this award-winning event, email culture@thunderbay.ca or call 807-628-5250.   


This exciting two-day event was held from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm on June 3 and 4 with air shows by the Canadian Forces Snowbirds scheduled for 12:00 pm. 

There was professional kite flying demonstrations, community groups, food vendors, arts programming, outdoor games, bubble station, skateboarding lessons for youth, and more! 

Food vendors included:

  • Bannock Lady
  • Cold Slate Creamery
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Mini Donut Shoppe
  • Petra Catering and Bakery
  • Snowcone Factory Bus
  • The Poppin' Hut
  • Twisted Ice Cream

Community Groups included:

  • Canadian Armed Forces
  • Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Aurores boreales
  • Female Boarder Collective
  • Fort William Historical Park
  • Healthy Kids
  • HMCS Griffon
  • Thunder Bay Museum
  • Thunder Bay District Health Unit
  • Youth Move


Presenting & Main Stage Sponsor: Ontario Power Generation

Volunteer Program Sponsor: Tbaytel

Signature Sponsors:99.9 The BayCountry 105ROCK 9491.5 CKPRCFNOtbnewswatchRoundtable 

Patron Sponsors: Impala CanadaDelta Hotel

Contributing Sponsors:  Breakwater Events,  The Waterfront District BIASpadoni Used Car & Truck - Sales & Leasing

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