Knights of Columbus Annual Kite Festival

Livingston Community Health "Community Health Fair"


2017 Kite Festival Date and Time 2

SCHEDULE    Subject to Change

All event times are approximate and are dependent upon the wind.

 08:30 AM     Gates Open 500 Kite Giveaway Begins

  • Kite Building Workshop Opens UC Merced Circle K Club/Merced High Kiwins Kiwanis Club of Merced

09:00 All Eyes on the Sky
Landing of the Merced County Sheriff  Huey Helicopter

09:30 AM     Opening Ceremony Livingston VFW Raising of the Flags

  • Opening Prayer Knights of Columbus
  • National Anthem
  • Guest Speakers (Mayor, Police Chief, City Manager, Council) Thank Knights of Columbus City of Livingston, Kite Flyers and all Sponsors

09:45 AM     All Eyes on the Sky Giant Kite Flying demonstrations by:

  • Brain Champie, George Halpin, Mike North, Macias Brothers
  • Registration for Kite Building Contests (Livingston Youth Group Javier)

 10:00 AM     Entertainment Cont.: Punjabi Dance (Livingston High School)

10:30 AM     Entertainment Cont. South Pacific Dance Co, (Hawaiian Dancers) Merced, CA                                   

  • Mass Ascension (All Kids with Kites go Fly a Kite)

 10:45 AM     Sugar Free Candy Drop Ages 7 to 9 (George Halpin)               

11:00 AM     Entertainment Cont: Danza Los Viejitos De Torrecillas, Michigan

  • Registration for Marie Calendars Pie Eating Contest

11:30AM      ENT. Cont: Zumba Dance Demo Livingston, CA

11:45 AM     Sugar Free Candy Drop Ages 10 to 12

 12:00 PM      Rotary Club of Livingston Marie Callendar’s Pie Eating Contest

First Group Ages 6-12

Second Group Ages 13-16

Adults Ages 17 +

01:00 PM       Entertainment Cont.: Taiko Drummers (Ballico Taiko Club)

 01:30 PM      Entertainment Cont.: Mrs. Ambers’ Stars of Dance Ballet Group

02:00 PM      Entertainment Cont.: Ballet Folkloric USA Livingston, CA

 2:30 PM        Entertainment Cont.: Soul Power Dance Crew (Hip Hop Dance) Delhi, CA

 3:00 PM        Entertainment Cont.: Karate/Kick Boxing Demonstrations

                        Maldonado’s Mixed Martial Arts

3:30 PM        Kite Contest Judging Starts: Most Unusual Kite, Largest Kite, Mass Kite Ascent after contest, All Kites in the Sky (Livingston Youth Group Javier)

Thank Sponsors, Vendors, Giant Kite Flyers, Special Guest, and all Kite Flyers, Clean up Begins

 4:00 PM        Festival Officially Closes