Program - Redcliffe KiteFest
Program - Redcliffe KiteFest
FIND YOUR PERFECT NEXT EVENT Abbey Medieval Festival 13 – 14 July 2019 QUEENSLAND.COM/EVENTS CABOOLTURE, BRISBANE REGION Welcome to the stunning Moreton Bay Region for this year’s Redcliffe KiteFest - a family favourite attracting a huge contingent of kite flyers from around the world. Celebrating its 24th staging this year, this unique Queensland festival is a crowd favourite renowned for its fun, colour and excitement as thousands of kites fill the sky in Pelican Park. The Queensland Government is proud to support the Redcliffe KiteFest through Tourism and Events Queensland’s Destination Events Program which brings visitors to the region and creates jobs in the local tourism sector.
Congratulations to the event organisers, volunteers, and all of those who are involved in delivering the event. If you are visiting for the event, I encourage you to make some time to explore the diverse tourism experiences on offer – from the relaxed seaside dining experiences of Redcliffe, the beauty of the islands just off shore, to the sandy beaches and lush hinterland of the Sunshine Coast just north and the thriving dining and nightlife scenes of Brisbane just south.
The Hon Kate Jones MP Minister for Tourism Industry Development welcome A highlight of the Moreton Bay Region event calendar, the annual Redcliffe KiteFest returns to the peninsula in 2019 offering the ultimate family weekend for residents and visitors alike. Redcliffe’s growing reputation as a leading tourism destination is underscored by YouTube sensation, Baby Shark by Pink Fong, choosing KiteFest as one of the first Australian destinations to perform their world- wide hit. Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to attend this popular festival, with a kaleidoscope of kites decorating the skies above a bustling hub of markets, live music and roving performers.
Moreton Bay Regional Council is proud to support major events like Redcliffe KiteFest. Not only do these events strengthen our region’s enviable lifestyle, they’re also a valuable contributor to our growing economy, supporting our local businesses and tourism operators.
A new festival activity this year, Welcome to the Whales, celebrates our environment and the annual migration of 25,000 humpback whales which pass through the Moreton Bay Region each year. Mike Charlton Acting Mayor - Moreton Bay Regional Council This Redcliffe KiteFest don’t forget to hashtag #RedcliffeKiteFest and #VisitMoretonBayRegion Facebook @RedcliifeKiteFestival and @VisitMoretonBayRegion let’s get social By using hashtags or tagging the above Facebook pages, you are granting permission for your imagery to be digitally shared.’
Redcliffe KiteFest wouldn’t be possible without the help of the Redcliffe Kite Club, and we would like to thank the club for their hard work and dedication to the annual Festival.
The Redcliffe Kite Club is dedicated to fostering the age-old art of kite flying and kite making – and are the hosts of the main USC Kite Flying Arena at Redcliffe KiteFest! Club members participate in demonstrations across the state (and occasionally interstate) and also conduct workshops in basic kite-making. It’s the annual Redcliffe KiteFest where the club really shines, with a brilliant display showcasing colour and skill on the kite oval. The club members work tirelessly throughout the year to organise the amazing displays in the sky that you’ll see at KiteFest today.
Want to join the Redcliffe Kite Club? The Redcliffe Kite Club have social fly days at Pelican Park on the 1st and 3rd Sunday’s of each month – visit redcliffekiteclub.com.au to find out more! Make sure you check them out at their next fly day, Sunday 7 July. redcliffe kite club meet the kite flyers Renowned for world-class kite displays, this year’s Redcliffe KiteFest certainly won’t disappoint! The best domestic and international kite flyers from across the world will come together for one very special weekend.
This year we welcome four international and a number of domestic kite flyers, plus brilliant kite flyers from the local Redcliffe Kite Club.
Be swept away by the USC Kite Flying Arena! Want to fly your own kite? The Public Kite Flying Zone will be welcoming kite flyers of all ages to come and bejewel the sky above Pelican Park. Bring your own kite from home, buy or make your own at Redcliffe KiteFest. What are you waiting for - let’s go fly a kite! DIY Kite Making Workshops $7 Leong Chee Wan Malaysia Simon and Lyndall New Zealand Make sure you say ‘Hi’ to our flyers over the festival weekend! Danny Lau Peng Siew Malaysia
9:15am Ben Barker 10:00am Humphrey’s Nature Adventure 10:40am Hope D 11:30am Baby Shark live 12:30pm Kite Flying Tips & Tricks with Humphrey B. Bear 1:10pm Are you going into the woods 2:00pm Baby Shark live 2:40pm Alex Kosenko 3:20pm Ruby Gilbert kindred main stage 9:15am Peppermint Ollie 10:00am Humphrey’s Nature Adventure 10:40am Ballantyne 11:30am Baby Shark live 12:30pm Kite Flying Tips & Tricks with Humphrey B. Bear 1:10pm Leo Altarelli 2:00pm Baby Shark live 2:40pm Are you going into the woods 3:20pm Kayso Grande Duo kindred main stage saturday *Program subject to change Humphrey B.
Bear LIVE Every kid loves exploring, creating, learning and playing with Humphrey B. Bear. Catch him LIVE twice daily with two educational and fun shows on the Kindred Main Stage.
Humphrey’s Nature Adventures 10:00am daily on the Kindred Main Stage Join Humphrey B. Bear as he takes you on a fun-filled nature adventure. You’ll meet some wonderful new animal friends, learn about their habitats, and how you can help keep them and the environment safe. Kite Flying Tips & Tricks with Humphrey B. Bear 12:30pm daily on the Kindred Main Stage Making a kite can be fun and easy, but getting it to fly can sometimes be tricky! Don’t worry, Humphrey is here to share some of his helpful tips and tricks that will help get your kite flying high in the sky.
live entertainment Don’t miss the following acts LIVE on the Kindred Main Stage Baby Shark LIVE Baby Shark Doo Doo Doo Doo The worldwide YouTube phenomenon, Pinkfong’s Baby Shark is taking to the Kindred Main Stage not once, but twice daily! A live, boppy and interactive stage show starring Pinkfong & Baby Shark is sure to get you dancing! Warning – The catchy Baby Shark tune WILL get stuck in your head for days.
KINDRED MAIN STAGE AT 11:30AM & 2:00PM DAILY sunday
W E L C O M E T O T H E Welcome to the Whales is a new addition to Redcliffe KiteFest this year and is a celebration of the whale migration season in Moreton Bay. Families can join in the welcoming of the gentle giants to our region via the Whale Wishing ceremony, or learn more about marine wildlife through touch tanks and get the kids involved in science activities. H A V E A W H A L E O F A T I M E ! Saturday and Sunday 10am – 2pm L O C A T I O N : O N T H E B E A C H Included in your Redcliffe KiteFest Pass F R E E A C T I V I T I E S I N C L U D E : T O U C H T A N K S Learn about marine life with an interactive hands-on experience brought to you by Ocean Life Education.
The little ones will be able to touch blue linckia sea stars, thorny sea stars, sea urchins and black sea cucumbers.
Watch in amazement as our professional Sand Sculptor creates incredible sculptures right in front of your eyes! Join Coastal Protection Core for a variety of interactive science activities and workshops as part of the Welcome to the Whales activation. See a traditional song and dance performance with storytelling by a Traditional Custodian and representative of the local Gubbi Gubbi / Kabi Kabi people. Take part in the beautiful ‘Whale Wishes’ ceremony, where patrons can place a pebble on the gorgeous sand sculpture to wish safe passage to all whales entering Moreton Bay waters this whale season.
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SHUTTLE BUS ZONE DROP OFF & TAXI ZONE EXIT ONLY HORNIBROOK ESPLANADE BOAT RAMP CLOSED ENTRY & EXIT DIY Kite Making Workshop Hydration Station Ride Ticket Booth Animal Farm Pony Rides Jumping Castle Sand Art Flutters Fairyland Main Stage KiteFest Kidz Lego Expo Best view point for Aerobatic display and Water Shows Disabled Parking Food/Beverage Stall Market Stall No Entry Best View Point Restricted Area Toilets/Disabled Toilets Information ATM First Aid Food Designated Smoking Area Bar Jet Ski & Fly Board Stunt Show Program pg 6 RESTRICTED KITE FLYING AREA Tumble Town Aerial Silks KiteFest Stadium KiteFest Karnival Ocean Zone Sprint Timer Cricket AFL *Subject to change Aerobatic Display Parents Room Sesame Lane Kite Flying Arena USC Public Fly Zone BrisBricks Kindred Welcome to the Whales KITEFEST Premium Kite Making Workshop Public Fly Zone USC Unimoni Sesame Lane Channel 9 Kindred Emergency Evacuation point Home away from home Recharge station event map
sesame lane kitefest kidz Redcliffe KiteFest is the Ultimate Kids Weekend! Families with young children will love the free or low cost activities, entertainment and workshops on offer in the Sesame Lane KiteFest Kidz area all weekend long! Flutter’s Fairy Land Magical Gems Stage Show 10:40am & 2:30pm daily Free Face Painting 9:30am -10:30am & 12:10pm – 1:50pm daily Storytime with Flutter Fairy 1:55pm & 3:30pm daily *Cost applies fun for kids under 5 years Highlights include: Animal Farm* Pony Rides* Joyology Activities Bris Bricks Lego Tumble Town Puppertrix Show (1:15pm) Quest Sand Art
fun for kids 6+ years 9am - 3pm Queensland Cricket Line up at the bowling nets, pick up the Cricket bat and see if you can hit the wickets.
9am - 4pm Surf Connect – Virtual Kite Surfing Get a feel for Kite Surfing without leaving the ground or getting your feet wet! 9am - 4pm Redcliffe tigers AFL Practice your hand-balling and kicking skills with the crew from Redcliffe Tigers AFL. 9am - 12pm 1pm - 3pm Moreton Bay Regional Council Health & Active Moreton Sprint Timer Test your speed on the free 40m digitally timed sprint challenge. Saturday 1pm - 4pm sunday 9am - 12pm Billy’s Buddies Basic Ball Skills Program Join two NRL coaches for a range of ball skill activities and obstacle courses! daily 10am - 12pm 1pm - 3pm Skyfall Silks Try your hand at the circus life! The Skyfall Silks instructors will show you the basics of silks, hula hoops, juggling and more.
sunday 10am - 3pm channel 9 news desk 9 News are bringing their mini news desk to Redclifefe Kitfest. Snap a photo behind the desk and remember to hashtag #redcliffekitefest program Program subject to change kitefest stadium Run, jump, kick, throw and play! An area dedicated to the kids over 6 years of age that have some energy to burn and some fun to be had. KiteFest Stadium will get kids active and engaged with a variety of free sporting workshops. Free activities include:
Are you an adrenaline junkie? If so, you won’t want to miss all the action on the water and in the sky when the Ocean Zone comes to life! ocean zone Jet Ski Stunt Shows Everybody’s favourite Jet Ski Stunt Show is back for a jaw-dropping, heart-pumping 15-minute show that will entertain everyone in the family! Featuring jetpack superheros, the action packed ‘Bond’ styled show, and concludes with the entire freestyle team who will select a few lucky audience members to choose the moves, so be sure to get in early and grab a front row seat.
Don’t miss the action on the water 10:30am daily. ocean zone Aerobatic Displays Look up to the sky as a YAK 52 aircraft defies gravity with its twists and turns in the air at 12:10pm daily. Enjoy direct access to news about your community in a faster, more convenient way, taking you straight online to the stories that matter. Don’t miss a beat. Sign up today! questnews.com.au/newsletters GET TRUSTED LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT TO YOUR INBOX EACH WEEK HOME ALL THE NEWS FROM *Program subject to change Kids get ready for a land of fun, excitement and adventure! moretonkidsfestival.com.au SESAME LANE BRISBANE KIDS INNOVATE MORETON BAY
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