The 33rd Annual Don Jacobs Toyota Frank Mots International Kite Festival to be held on Saturday, September 10th & Sunday September 11th, 2011, in Veterans Park on Milwaukee Wisconsinís Lakefront from 10:00 am until 6:00Pm Saturday and 10:00 am until 5:00pm on Sunday. We will kick off the festival at 12 noon with the Caribou Coffee grand launch of hopefully 600 kites.
The event is sponsored by the Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois, and Gift of Wings, and our newest sponsors, Don Jacbos Toyota, FM102.1 WLUM, B93.3, and 1290am WMCS.
Featured performers include Chicago Fire Kite Team, featuring Eric Wolfe, also featuring Josh and Zach Gordon, 02, the kids kites of Charlie Sotich, Dan Newman, Paul Koepke, Mike Delfar, Ann Vondriska, & Donna Schenk as Mrs Kite Lady, and the most powerful line up of giant kites in the Midwest...The Giant Kites of Yves Laforest, his 11th Mots experience.
Yves Laforest and his Canadian Dream Team will feature the ALL NEW SUPER GIANT OCTOPUS kite flying high over Milwaukee. The professional kite teams will start performing at 12:30 pm followed by the Educators Credit Union Kids Mad Dash at around 2:00. See Roscoe from the Milwaukee Admirals, and Bango from the Bucks. For more information, call Scott Fisher at 414/425-9993 or Jeff Kataoka at 414/277-9121.
Be part of history....33 years of kites on Milwaukee's Lakefront!! Kites are available for sale from Gift of Wings located in Veterans Park, Johnsonville Brats, Palermos Pizza, and Nathans Hotdogs, along with plenty of other great food items will also be sold at Mots. Breakfast will be served to all KSWI & IKE members and a free dinner for all KSWI members will be held at 5:30pm on Saturday night in the park, along with one of the best kite raffle/auctions in the country.