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Mayo International Kite Festival 2019

July 20 - July 21

FUERTEVENTURA - NOVEMBER 13: Viewers watch from the ground as multicolored kites fill the sky at 24th International Kite Festival (Festival de Cometas), November 13, 2011 in Dunes of Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Spain

Achill Island, July 20 and 21

The 2019 Mayo International Kite Festival takes place on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21, at Keel Beach on Achill Island, a short drive from Westport. Spend the day watching whales, teddy bears, ladybirds, pigs, dogs, alien spaceships, fish, lizards and more compete for updraughts and a spot in the sky. The pros will be there to show off their skills, while amateurs will have plenty of opportunity to join in, with kite-making workshops and fun competitions galore.

For more information, see the Mayokitefest page on Facebook.