2020 Lake Harriet Kite Festival | Kids Out and About Minneapolis/St. Paul

2020 Lake Harriet Kite Festival

Kites of all shapes, sizes, colors, and themes will fly over frozen Lake Harriet. Other fun family activities at the festival include ice fishing, snowshoeing, and a marshmallow roast.

The 19th Annual Lake Harriet Winter Kite Festival will take place on the north end of Lake Harriet near the Lake Harriet Band Shell. Kites of all shapes, sizes, colors and themes will fly over frozen Lake Harriet. Minnesota Kite Society experts will demonstrate their skills maneuvering spectacular kites throughout the day, and offer their expertise to kite flying enthusiasts and to those who are new to the pastime. Bring your own kite, or buy an inexpensive one at the lake. Tips Outdoors will teach kids ice fishing skills and safety tips. Equipment and permits for children will be provided. NEW! Minneapolis Park Board naturalists will be on site with snowshoes and you can try out fat bike riding in the snow! There will also be a heated tent with entertainment!


Held at the north end of Lake Harriet near the Bandshell (4135 West Lake Harriet Parkway). Free lot parking is available on site. Please keep in mind lots fill quickly; however, free on-street parking is available throughout the neighborhood.

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


Lake Harriet Park


4135 W Lake Harriet Parkway
Minneapolis, MN, 55409
United States


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12 pm - 4 pm