Kite Festival

Enjoy the fantastic atmosphere as you're bedazzled by the professional kite team's show stopping displays.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Enthusiasts from around the world will gather for our annual Kite Festival. Featuring fantastic flying displays, giant kite displays, synchronised team routines and power kites. Children's activities, craft stalls and much more. Taste the BBQ and ice cream while you watch countless awe inspiring displays and enjoy all the fun of the fair.

The basics

Suitability
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
The main Kite field here at Dunstable Downs
What to bring and wear
Dress for the weather and remember that there is normally a little more of a breeze up here at Dunstable Downs.
Accessibility
The main event is held on our Kite field, on grass. We try and keep it as accessible as possible. You are able to view the display from the Centre courtyard. BB Free parking
Other
The Kite Festival is always busy and so we do advise to arrive early especially if the weather is sunny. Parking is limited. If you are arriving on Saturday there is a local bus from the town center. This is a Pay and Display car park and so parking fees apply although entry to the event is free. Stall Booking - dunstabledowns@nationaltrust.org.uk

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
28 July 2018 11:00 - 17:00 Available
29 July 2018 11:00 - 17:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Chilterns Gateway Centre
Email
dunstabledowns@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01582 500920

Upcoming events

Christmas Snowman Flowers

Sat 16 Dec 2017
10:00-11:00
Creative children's workshop with Edlesborough Flowers to make your very own floral snowman . Perfect for the Christmas table!

Winter Solstice Evening

Thu 21 Dec 2017
18:00-20:00
A Winter evening of merriment complete with Winter Lantern Walk, Mummers play and Morris Dancing.

Christmas Table Decoration workshop

Fri 22 Dec 2017
10:00-11:30
Create the perfect handmade Festive center piece for your Christmas table.

Boxing Day 'Burn Off Christmas' Walk

Tue 26 Dec 2017
11:00-13:00
Need an excuse to get outdoors and get rid of that bloated feeling? Then join us for a breath of fresh air on this approximately 2 hour walk led by one of our Rangers.

New Year's Resolution Walk

Mon 01 Jan 2018
11:00-13:00
Was your New Year's resolution to get outdoors more? Exercise more? Get fitter? Take the time to enjoy nature? Then join us for a breath of fresh air on this one and a half hour to 2hr walk led by one of our rangers.

Kite Festival

Sat 28 Jul 2018
11:00-17:00
Enjoy the fantastic atmosphere as you're bedazzled by the professional kite team's show stopping displays.