January 1, 2018
Contact: Gift of Wings
(414) 425-8002
TO: Media

FR: Scott Fisher, Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois

RE: 5th Annual SKY CIRCUS ON ICE Kite Festival (Now.. Three Days Long)

Here we go again!! Flying High On Lake Delavan at the Lakelawn Resort!

On Friday, February 16th, (kids kite making only) Saturday, February 17th, and Sunday February 18th, The Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois, Lakelawn Resort, Delavan Chamber of Commerce, The City of Delavan and Gift of Wings are presenting SKY CIRCUS ON ICE ... on LAKE DELAVAN at the Lakelawn Resort. The event will begin at 10:00 am, through 5:00 pm, with the GRAND LAUNCH of 400+ kites at 11:30! Yes...Now†TWO days of high flying fun!!†

Chicago Fire†and The Windjammers precision kite flying teams will be performing three times each day during this event.† They are world renowned professional kite flying teams from the Chicago/Detroit areas. †In addition, Yves Laforest, Julie Mailhot, and Jean Lemire from Montreal, Canada, will be making their 4th appearance with their Mega Octopus Kite, and this year , TWO NEW Super Giant Octopus kites.† Josh Gordon and his brother Zach Gordon will be flying several spectacular stunt kite routines throughout the day. These guys are great! Milwaukee's own Mike Delfar and Racines Dan Newman will perform at O2. This family event is FREE to all, with FREE parking.

We will also be giving away free kites to the first 100 kids that participate in the "KIDS MAD DASH".† Imagine 100 kids launching their kites all at the same time.†† LOOK OUT!! Free Kite flying lessons will be offered and kites are available for sale during the event. How about a candy drop from kites for the kids? Itís all new this Winter on the Ice!! I sure would appreciate if you would put our event in your community calendar or maybe do a story on this great tradition. I can be reached at 414/305-3145 and feel free to check out for more information.