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Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois

The Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois was formed in 1978 in memory of Frank Mots, who died on May 10, 1978. Today the club has nearly 200 members and is one of the largest, most respected kite clubs in the country. The Kite Society features a casual kite fly on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month, The Frank Mots Kite Festival on the Second Saturday of September, and the Cool Fool Kite Fly on New Years Day. The location is Veterans Park. The Kite Society also sponsors kite flys with various community organizations such as The Milwaukee Art Museum, US Bank, Wisconsin Dells, Gift of Wings, and schools throughout the State. Kite-making workshops are also held throughout the Winter. The dues to join this great organization are the lowest in the country at $8.00 per person. Members receive 6-8 newsletters per year, access to a large kite video library, breakfast and dinner at the Mots Festival, discounts at various merchants, and hundreds of new kite flying friends.


To Join the Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois, please fill out the application form below. A membership card will be mailed to you. If you prefer to join via us mail, please fill out the application and mail to 2266 N Prospect Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53202. Ph: 414/277-9121.


When flying your kites during the festival, please fly safely and be considerate of other flyers and non-flyers alike.

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