Festival Activities

The annual Kite Festival – now in its 23rd year – offers a range of fantastic family fun activities in aid of a very good cause.

Colouring-in competition

Free entry to children aged between 2 to 6 years old, if they bring along the special Cape Town International Kite Festival colouring-in picture. Please email events@cmh.org.za and ask for the Kite Colouring-In Competition entry form.

Kite-making workshops

There will be free kite-making workshops at the Festival each day. Watch this space for further details.

Or click here for step-by-step instructions to make your own kite at home from an old newspaper.

Edukite Competition

Primary schools and schools for learners with special educational needs will be showing off their kite creations and hoping to win cash prizes for their school in the annual EduKite Competition.

Heritage (Swaeltjie) Kite Competition

Local kite-makers are invited to enter the Heritage Kite Competition. Judges will be looking for the best 'Swaeltjie', a traditional, hand-made swallow shape kite, made with bamboo, paper or material. There is also an Open category for hand-crafted kites of any shape. There are cash prizes to be won.

Food and craft stalls

Enjoy yummy food, relax in the cosy tea garden or shop for a kite or craft items at the many stalls.

Want to book a stall? Contact Greg on events@cmh.org.za or call 021 447 9040.



Heritage Kite Competition

Edukite Competition

Kite-making workshops

Food & Craft stalls

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