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Teaching the world to fly since 1974

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Explore our wide array of drinkware including tumblers, water bottles, and travel mugs.

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bogg bags

The perfect gift for any girl - A fashionable beach bag that can hold all your essentials. Spacious & conveniently washable.

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About Us

Kitty Hawk Kites is the largest kite shop in the world!

Our mission is to take special care when selecting all of our products and for you to be 100% satisfied with every purchase.

Founded in 1974, we are excited to celebrate almost 5 decades in the business!

Kitty Hawk Kites

Beginners Guide to Kites

Check out our kite flying guide for all the tips you need from picking out your kite, to tips on when and where to fly, common mistakes to avoid & more!

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A Beginner's Guide To Kites

There are so many different kinds of kites in the world that we couldn’t possibly list them all. However, there are certain constants among all of them. We’ve compiled a beginner’s guide to these kites to help folks browsing through a well-stocked kite store like Kitty Hawk Kites. Let’s break it down to the basics.

How to Improve Your Kite Flying Experience

So, you are already a kite flyer. Awesome! Welcome to the club. Kite flying is a fun, freeing, and healthful activity everyone can enjoy.

Now that you are up and flying, what are some accessories or additions that will improve your fly-day experience? Here are a few things to consider.