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Event Category: Family-Friendly Events and Youth, Children, & Kids

  • Join us for the 9th annual Soar on the Shore kite flying event organized by the Friends of Crescent Beach and the Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce.  This free, family-fun event is not to be missed!


    TIME: 11:00AM-4:00PM



    Soar on the Shore Kite & Beach Festival Algoma, WI August 19, 2023

    Unique Flying Objects of Two Rivers, the WI Kiters Club, the Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce and Friends of Crescent Beach invite you to join us for a fun-filled day on Crescent Beach here in Algoma, WI for Soar on the Shore!

    Kite flying is fun for the whole family and is sure to bring out the kid in all of us. Come watch the professionals as they soar kites both big and small and enjoy a day at the beach!

    The Wisconsin Kiters Club sends giant kites up in the air while the Fire & Ice Stunt Kite team maneuvers multiple kites in the air doing twists and turns with such precision!

    – Sky filled with giant kites of all shapes and sizes!
    – Stunt kite flying to music
    – 11:30a.m. Cannon Firing and maritime history open chat with Bob Desh, former Director of the Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay
    – Kite candy drop (scheduled at 1pm, watch Facebook for updates)
    – Kite necklace craft with CTI Hospitality
    – Kite suncatcher craft with Art Beet Kewaunee County
    – Face painting and balloon twisting with Mischief and Magic
    – Meet and greet live reptiles with Peninsula Reptile House
    – Beach Scavenger Hunt
    – Plein Air Easels for budding artists
    – Beach toys and sand castle tools
    – DNR Warden’s boat on display
    – Firetruck
    – Sunscreen samples and application education with Dr. Shane Colvin, pediatrician at Door County Medical Center
    – DJ, dancing and fun!

    – Pulled Pork Sandwiches and mac & cheese with Capt. Tom’s BBQ
    – Loaded nachos, nachos, popcorn with Algoma Boy Scouts
    – Burgers, Salmon’s Hot Dogs, and nachos with Algoma Lions Club
    – Corn boil with Destination Imagination
    – Ice cream truck with Sweet Escapes

    Fly your own kite, make a few crafts, and enjoy the sandy beach along the shores of Lake Michigan.

    Soar on the Shore is put on by Friends of Crescent Beach and Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce.

    Follow HWY 42 or 54 right into the center of Algoma right along the Lake Michigan shore!

    Come learn about kite flying or bring your own and join the fun. Kite flying contingent on weather/winds; rain date August 20, 11-4.

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  • Venue:

    Crescent Beach
    Lake St.
    Algoma, WI