Kites on Ice Kite Festival -CANCELLED- 

Event Information

On frozen Buffalo Lake, Buffalo, MN

505 2nd Ave S
Buffalo, MN 55313

Just 40 miles northwest of Mpls./St. Paul on Hwy 55 or 40 miles east of St. Cloud off of I-94. Buffalo Lake is located right in the heart of downtown Buffalo off of Highway 25.

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Come see some incredible displays of giant show kites of every size, shape, and color. See experienced show kite flyers from Minnesota and the Midwest will demonstrate their skills with kites of all colors, shapes, and sizes. It's a sight to behold! ALL on Buffalo Lake and Sturges Park.

Event Activities

  • Fly your own kite (free)
  • Free kites for kids (while supplies last)
  • Family Activities
  • Dog sled rides
  • Food trucks
  • Beer garden
  • Cornhole tournaments (see more info below)
  • Pond Hockey Tournament (see more info below)


  • $200 1st Place/ $100 2nd Place
  • Double elimination
  • $40/2 person team
  • Free beer/beverage in collectable mug
  • 11:30 (Sharp!)
  • Limited to first 32 teams
  • Registration deadline: February 2, 2024. To register or sponsor here.


  • Teams: 8 players per team – 4 vs. 4 – No goalies.
  • Entry: $400 per team. Guaranteed 3 games.
  • Equipment: Helmet w/chin strap & skates are required. Protective equipment is optional but highly recommended.
  • Tourney Start: Dawn (Specific start times for teams announced the week of the tourney).
  • Tourney End: Dusk.


The dates for this event have passed. No future dates are available at this time.
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