Sky Fest

Sunday, May 30, 2021 at 2:00pm

Fort Stevenson State Park
1252A - 41st Avenue North West
Garrison, ND 58540

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Sky Fest over Fort Stevenson is an annual North Dakota kite festival for all ages.  The festival is held over Memorial Day weekend each year at a favorite destination for kite flyers -- Fort Stevenson State Park.  Fly your own kite. Build your own kite!  Bring your lawn chair and spend the day.  See kites of all shapes and sizes being flown, including stunt kites. Special activities are planned for each day.  

Throughout the festival several professional kite fliers will decorate the skies with some of the largest kites currently in production. SkyFest Over Fort Stevenson isn’t merely a kite-flying exhibition. Those who attend are welcome to help decorate the sky by flying their own kites.  

Admission to SkyFest is free!

Normal park admission fees apply.

Daily entrance fee (all parks): $7.

Annual vehicle entrance permit: $35.

Annual permit-ND residents 65 & older: $28.

Activities

Family Fun Fly:

The public is welcome to fly their kites on all days.

2pm: Photos with Wally the Walleye!

Take your photo in front of a giant kite with Wally the Walleye or have your photo taken and emailed to you.

3pm: Candy Drop

Door Prizes will be drawn throughout each day during the festival.  Come out and enjoy what we consider to be some of the best kite makers and enthusiasts in the world. Fun for the entire family!

Location: Ft. Stevenson is located on the north shore of Lake Sakawea in Garrison, ND

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