Main Parade Ground
San Francisco, CA


August 17, 2013

11 am - 5 pm

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Come catch the free, open-air, eco-friendly, family fun.

The Walt Disney Family Museum

Make-a-Kite Pavilion: Free kites for kids
World Champion kite acrobatics and stunt kites
Special guest Disney Legend and kite artist, 102-year-old Tyrus Wong
"Kitelift" free candy drop
8 kite-flying contests for amateurs and professionals alike
Catch-a-Kite-Tail Contest
Giant and miniature "show kites"
Off the Grid food vendors
A kite is a poem, on a string, in the sky

Since 1978, when the FDKF inspired Mayor George Moscone to first proclaim "Family Day" in San Francisco, the San Francisco Family Day Kite Festival has been host to thousands of professional and amateur kite fliers, renewable energy advocates, and sustainability enthusiasts from all over the world.

Flying Monsters from Felipe Rojas on Vimeo.

Art In The Sky (2010) from Diane Harrigan on YouTube.

Family Day Kite Festival, SF (2010) from Christina Churchill on YouTube.

Hours 11.00am - 5.00pm


Presidio Main Post
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, California 94129



Vendors (Printable PDF)


Parking is available in lot adjacent to the Main Post Lawn, between Anza Avenue and Graham Street.

Public Transportation

The Presidio Main Post Lawn is accessible by MUNI.

Route your trip at Trip Planner
Enter 103 Montgomery Street, San Francisco as your destination.

Special thanks to the San Francisco Department of the Environment for helping make this a zero-waste event.