Washington State International Kite Festival

’89 was the 8th annual so 2018 must be ❓ annual Largest Kite Fest in the World 🙂


Long Beach, Washington USA

Third full week of August yearly

1989 at the WSIKF Ernie won the award for the largest & longest flying ‘seniors’ flotsam / jetsam kite making contestHe was only given a small roll of tape & 50 foot of stringDad was even interviewed by NPR after


Dad flying his prize winning Kite with a 2 mile “train” in the background ascending into the overcast ❗️

25,000 ft aviation No Fly Zone over Kite Festival❗️


1989 largest kite in the world (tethered with a backhoe)

from Holland

WSIKF shirt