What's on 2022

Stay tuned for updates and additions to this year's events!

View the list of kite fliers View the 2022 weekend programme

Food stalls

  • Dreamshakers traditional ice cream van, serving ice-creams, ice lollies and more! One of the much-loved regulars at the festival. Website

  • George’s Caribbean Kitchen will be bringing to you delicious authentic Caribbean food freshly cooked on the day. With the sun shining, you’ll feel like you're in the Caribbean! Website

  • Kettlecorn NYC brings to the festival a range of flavoured kettlecorn. So pop along for pop-up gourmet popcorn the old-fashioned way. Website

  • Louise's Ice Creams & Kinky Donuts will be at the festival with yummy mini donuts, gelato and drinks, including fresh lemonade, - made to make your mouth water.

  • Mr Roberts Traditional Fish & Chips brings a taste of the sea to the festival as no trip to the seaside would be the same without some freshly-cooked, delicious, fish and chips.Website

  • Love Hog Roast is a Yorkshire-based company, providing a spit-roast with its delicious crackling. Website

  • The Magical Tea Chest will be on hand serving a selection of fabulous hot drinks alongside yummy cookies. Keep your belly happy with prime beef burgers, bratwurst sausages and spicy bean burgers. Come and say hello. Website

  • The Two Tossers Neapolitan-style Pizzas are freshly-made pizzas with a great selection of toppings! You won't want to miss out on these amazing pizzas. Website

  • Scrumptious Cakes & Bakes selling traybakes, biscuits, cakes, tarts and scones for you over the weekend and you can even pick up a tasty treat to take home! Website

  • Ufer Coffee is locally-sourced coffee. Website

Kite stalls

  • Go Kites - Carry a vast range of children's kites to power kites, a huge range of windsocks and much more. Look for them and their colourful stall of wares at this year's festival. Website

  • Sky Bums - Quality, high-performance kites handmade in Shropshire since 1986. Website

Entertainment and attractions

Spare Hands

Tap your foot along to a rousing sea shanty performed by Spare Hands as you arrive at the festival this year. Spare Hands is Hull's foremost maritime folk band whose aim is to keep Hull's Maritime history and heritage alive through music and songs. Perfect for this coastal location and not to be missed - get there early. Performing Saturday and Sunday morning.

Website: sparehands.org.uk

Facebook: facebook.com/sparehandshull

MJ Leisure - Old Tyme Fun Fair

All the fun of the fair... roll up, roll up!

Big Swingboats, Hook-a-Duck, children's Chairoplanes, Octopus ride, Milk Churn game.

Website: mjleisurefunfair.co.uk

In true festival style, there'll be the chance to get faces painted for the full kite festival vibe!

Fantastic Faces paint unique and professional designs, created in a wonderfully artistic manner.

Website: fantasticfaceshull.com

Facebook: facebook.com/fantasticfaceshull


The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. Since 1805 there’s been a lifeboat at Bridlington, crewed entirely by volunteers and reliant upon donations. Make sure to visit them at the festival they've lots going on - fun for all ages.

Website: bridlingtonlifeboat.com

Facebook: @bridlington lifeboats

Twitter: _@RNLI Bridlington

Sewerby Methodist Church

A Friendly Welcome Awaits You At Sewerby Methodist Church Café.

Our Church Hall will be open to the public for the sale of refreshments on the Saturday from 10am - 4pm and on Sunday from noon - 4pm.

Well-behaved dogs are welcome.

Toilets are available at the above times.

Website: sewerbymethodists.org.uk

Special thanks

Special thanks to all our partners who help to deliver this fantastic festival.

Northern Kite Group

Website | Facebook

Bridlington Tourist Association

Website | Facebook @BTABridlington | Twitter @BTA_Bridlington

Visit East Yorkshire

Website | Facebook | Instagram visit east yorkshire | Twitter @VisitEastYorks

East Riding of Yorkshire Council


Sewerby Hall & Gardens


Bondville Model Village


Active Coast


The Ship Inn