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Welcome to Callaway Kite Flight!

It’s our 23rd year…come and see!

    Labor Day Weekend:  Aug 31- Sept 1, 2013

Come, fly a kite in Callaway, Nebraska!

The Callaway (NE) Kite Flight is held on Saturday and Sunday (10am- 5pm) each Labor Day weekend. It is an amazing AKA-sanctioned event that has hosted guests from at least 21 nations and 29 states since the event began in 1991. Guests of the Callaway Kite Flight drive into the event site between rows of flags representing guests from:

29 States:

California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia,Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming

21 Nations:

Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Romania, Russia, South Korea, The Netherlands, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Vietnam

Callaway Kite Flight entrance

When you visit the Callaway Kite Flight, let us know if you are visiting from a different state or nation not listed above. We want to honor you by adding your flag.

We are proud to list our Sponsors for this 2013 Callaway Kite Flight

Picture Pretty Kites

Lions Club

Callaway Lutheran Church

 

2013 Commemorative Pin

2013 Commemorative Pin

This is the 23nd Annual Callaway Kite Flight commemorative pin design.

Commemorative pins for this year and some of the previous years can be purchased at the Kite Flight.  If you are unable to attend this year and still want to purchase one, send us a message from this website with your interest and we will contact you to make arrangements.


2013 Commemorative T-Shirt

2013 Commemorative T-Shirt

Above is a picture of the 2013 T-Shirt design for the 23rd Annual Callaway Kite Flight.

Be sure to get one before the sizes you want run out. T-shirts can be purchased at the Kite Flight or in the Callaway True Value Hardware store.  If you are unable to attend this year and still want a t-shirt, send us a message via this website with your contact information and we will get back with you to make arrangements.

Title: Callaway Kite Flight
Location: Callaway Nebraska
Description: 23rd Annual Callaway Kite Flight Aug 31 & Sept 1   (10am-5pm)
Located 4 miles SE of Callaway,NE in Foster Smith’s field. Look for flags, signs and kites.
Come fly your own kite or just watch the professional kite fliers fly their large and colorful array of kites.
Watch as hundred of colorful kites fill the skies over Callaway.
Only $2 per person per day (children 3 and under free) Free parking. Buses from nearby nursing homes are admitted free.

Start Date: 2013-08-31
End Date: 2013-09-01

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Gate Fee (per person each day- ages 3 and under free)
Collectors Pins
Youth t-shirt: S M L
Adult t-shirt: S M L XL
Adult t-shirt: 2X 3X

Lodging:

  • Callaway Motel  –  (308) 836-2226
  • Chesley’s Lodge  –  (308) 836-2658
  • Camping is available at the Morgan Park in Callaway - limited hook-ups available.
    Showers at the pool house  

Food:

In addition to food concessions at the Callaway Kite Flight site, Callaway offers:

  • Jo’s Cafe  –   Open Saturday breakfast and lunch
  • Bear Pad  –  Open Saturday and Sunday with convenience foods, pizza, and subs
  • Triple T Steakhouse — Open Saturday and Sunday
  • Hangar 22  –  Open Saturday with grill and full bar
  • American Legion — Open Saturday 4pm for annual Fish Fry

 

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