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What’s On at Redcliffe Festival: Redcliffe KiteFest

If you’re looking for fun things to do with the family, why not take a day out to Redcliffe KiteFest. Let us help you plan your trip to Redcliffe KiteFest 2023! 

Redcliffe KiteFest 2023

Redcliffe KiteFest takes place at Pelican Park, 101 Hornibrook Esplanade, Clontarf.

  • 16 – 17 September 2023 

Get ready to soar into a sky-high weekend at Redcliffe KiteFest! Experience two days of non-stop fun and entertainment at one of Australia’s best Kite Festivals. Enjoy the thrills of international kite displays, boogie with JJ from CoComelon, wag your tail with Chase, Marshall and Ryder from PAW Patrol, enjoy live music, interactive activities, workshops, markets, delicious food and a whole lot more!

Redcliffe KiteFest features an entire weekend of non-stop fun and entertainment! The event will transform Pelican Park into the ultimate family-friendly weekend with national and international kite displays, entertainment, live music, activities and workshops, market and food stalls, and so much more!

Redcliffe KiteFest is renowned for delivering world-class kite displays. It will once again play host to professional kite flyers in the Kite Flying Arena.

Both days the sky will fill with kites of all shapes and sizes as some of the world’s best kite flyers come together to show off their kites and kite flying abilities!

Redcliffe KiteFest and the Sesame Lane Main Stage will also present favourite Paw Patrol to perform two shows twice daily, and don’t miss the hugely popular Cocomelon live on stage.

There is plenty for the kids to see and do at this year’s KiteFest with the inclusion of the Unisc Kids Zone, Kitefest Karnival, Acrobatic Displays and so much more! The Kids Zone is bursting with fun, colour, and entertainment and features a range of free and low-cost activities for children of all ages to enjoy.

Kids Karnival will keep the excitement going with amusement rides, showbags and so much more! If watching the kites isn’t enough you can also practice your kite flying skills in the Public Flying Arena with your own kite from home or one you have made on the day in the kite-making workshops.

Redcliffe KiteFest Tickets

Brisbane Kite Flying Festival

You are kindly asked to purchase your tickets online in advance as there will be limited gate tickets available on the day

2023 online prices

  • $7 per Child + Booking fee
  • $12 per Adult + Booking fee
  • $30 per Family (2 x Adults + 2 x Children OR 1 X Adult + 3 x Children) + Booking fee
  • $7 per Concession (Pensioner and Student concession only. Does not include Health Care Card) + Booking fee
  • Children 2 and under can enter KiteFest for free! They must however have still ‘purchase’ a ticket via our online ticketing platform.

Gate prices (limited available): 

  • $10 per Child
  • $15 per Adult
  • $40 per Family (2 x Adults + 2 x Children OR 1 X Adult + 3 x Children)
  • $10 per Concession (does not include Health Care Card)
  • Children 2 and under can enter KiteFest for free!

You can find out more here.

See what happened at past Redcliffe Festivals! .

Past events: Redcliffe Kitefest 2017

Kitefest will be held on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th September 2017 from 9am – 4pm daily at Pelican Park, Clontarf.  Kites will fill the sky with colour and it is a sight not to be missed.  The program will be filled with entertainment, activities and fun for the whole family.

Jetty Fiesta – Tropicale! 2017

This will be Redcliffe’s biggest street party.  It will be held on Saturday 9th September from 3 – 9pm on Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe.  This free street party will feature stage entertainment, spectacular light displays, circus-inspired acts, beach performances, fire-twirling, and neon lights. PLUS the biggest fireworks display ever seen in the Moreton Bay region exploding from the Redcliffe Jetty.  There will be markets and food stalls as well.

Redcliffe Remembers 2015

Step back in time and honour Redcliffe’s illustrious history. Redcliffe Remembers will be held on Sunday the 10th of September and will transform the Redcliffe Foreshore Precinct into historical hot-spots, celebrating and honouring the Peninsula’s iconic people and places, both past and present. 8am – 3pm Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe.

Watch the events from 2015

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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