Eden Kite Festival 2018

The Garden Route’s annual Eden Kite Festival is uplifting in every sense of the word, not only through the hundreds upon hundreds of colourful kites that fill the blue skies and tell a thousand stories but also through its amazing cause. The funds that are raised through this beloved event will go toward the regional Non-Profit Organization known as Masithandane, providing much needed bursary funds as well as basic schooling necessities and transport to students.

With the start of summer, this event is the perfect way to celebrate the beautiful Garden Route with family and friends as well as the community at large. Kite flying is synonymous with childlike bliss and contentment and leaves little room for the stresses of life. As the fourth Eden Kite Festival is to take place in the beautiful Garden Route of South Africa, those attending will create amazing memories! Furthermore, the event organizers have recently announced that the festival will be held over two days this year instead of just one.

Kiting enthusiasts and kite maker’s from around the world mark this exciting event on their calendar and many even design kites especially for the festival, with past kite designs already including a dinosaur, a phoenix and even amazing sea creatures. Feature kiters announced for the Eden Kite Festival this year include Sedgefield’s local Keith Mould, who has played a longstanding and integral role in the organizing committee of the Cape Town Kite Festival, as well as Peter Helcoup from the United Kingdom. For many, the Eden Kite Festival inspires their vacation plans and offers the opportunity to enjoy a day, two days or even an extended holiday stay in this sought-after destination, surrounded by the fresh ocean and mountain air.

The Eden Kite Festival will be primarily sponsored by Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty as per usual and will bring together local talents and traders from around the stunning Garden Route to set up stalls selling their products. This unique festival showcases some wonderful kites that vary in their design, size and shape and light up the sky in colours. Kites can be purchased at the event.

Book to attend the Eden Kite Festival

Taking place on Saturday, 20 October in George and then again on Sunday, 21 October on the Eden Lawn Fields in Sedgefield, the 2018 Eden Kite Festival welcomes locals, travellers, friends and families from all over to come and experience a truly magical time fly their kites and enjoy a spectacular display. There will be a variety of food, craft and shopping stalls available on both days of the event as well as live entertainment.

Contact Keith Mould: kmould@mweb.co.za/ 083 679 4039

Book Accommodation in the Garden Route

Check out Hello Garden Route’s range of accommodation options in SedgefieldKnysna, Wilderness and George to book accommodation near this year’s upcoming Eden Kite Festival. As your friendly experts in Garden Route Holidays, our team is passionate about creating personal experiences and can even assist with arranging your car rentaltours &transfers as well as a variety of fun-filled activities across the region.

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