Mayo International Kite Festival

Mayo International Kite Festival 2022

The Mayo International Kite Festival takes place on Sunday 31st July 2022 at Keel on Achill Island. Featuring giant kites, workshops, demonstrations, music and fun for all. 1pm – 5pm.

The event is brought to you by Pure Magic, Keel Camping & Caravan Park and Westnet. Attendance is free but all proceeds from fundraising activities on the day will go towards Ukraine. This year’s event is in association with Ukrainian kite fliers from the huge Festival “Ultra Fest Trykhaty”. Speaking about the Mayo International Kite Festival, Andrey Neroda, the organiser of Ultra Fest, said: “It is crucial to bring some positivity and Magic to people during these times. Flying Kites is the perfect way to generate that good energy and celebrate our love for nature and each other”. 

Everyone is welcome to attend (pets too!). There is no admission to attend or to participate in the contest. Most folks come out to see the spectacular sight of hundreds of kites in the sky and to enjoy a summer day on beautiful Keel Beach.

On the Program, there will be a Kite making workshop for the little ones, there will be demonstrations by Pro Kite fliers, there will be some fun competitions like highest kite, best design, most colorful, best crash and loads of entertainment all day on the beach!

Everyone is also welcome to bring their own kite and fly their colors very high in the Mayo Skies!

Latest details at Mayo Kite Fest facebook page.