- Brighton Kite Festival
- A free UK kite festival run by the Brighton Kite Flyers for both the family and the enthusiast.
- Fort Worden Kitemakers Conference
- Held annually on the first weekend in March. Includes a list of teachers and classes, photos, and instructor application and raffle forms. Located in Port Townsend, Washington, United States.
- Marina International Festival of the Winds
- Held in Marina California, this festival includes kites, hang gliders, paper airplanes, food and music.
- Oregon Kitemakers Retreat
- Kitemakers retreat in January on the Oregon coast. In attendance are kite making instructors from all over the US and the world. Site provides lodging information, instructor bios, and registration packets.