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Look to the skies and watch a colourful display of kites dance and skip through the South East Queensland skies at this year's Brisbane Kite Festival on Sunday, 15 May 2022.
This fun, family-friendly event will see kites soaring through the air from 10am to 3pm and will be held at the Murarrie Recreation Ground, Murarrie Queensland. This Recreation Ground is the perfect place for this type of event since it covers a massive 34 hectares.
As well as watching the colourful collection of kites, you can also grab a bite to eat at one of the food stalls, jump aboard adventure-filled rides, attend a kite workshop, visit kite stalls and take advantage of the opportunity to fly your own kites.
Entry to the Kite Festival is free. This is event is organised by the Rotary Clubs of Balmoral, and Carindale with special assistance from Kites Queensland and sponsored by Brisbane City Council.
So what are you waiting for? Simply head to the Murarrie Recreation Reserve at Wynnum Road, Cannon Hill,11 kilometres south of the Brisbane Central Business District for a great spectacle of kite flying.
I certainly hope this can go ahead with this unusual weather event happening at present. I remember sitting on the hill in San Francisco in 1982 (showing my age) and watching all the kites being flown. It was a wonderful siight