MACkite is more than just a store. We're a part of the community, and we like to get out and bring the fun to you. (Especially when we can host an event at the beach!) Here's what we've got lined up for you...
Kendama / Yo-Yo Club
Every Thursday from 6-7:30pm
MACkite, Downtown Grand Haven
This FREE club for all ages meets weekly at MACkite. Boys, girls, and adults help each other to grow their kendama and yo-yo skills and earn prizes as they complete levels from the official trick sheets.
Do YOU have what it takes to become a Skill Toy Samurai?
22nd Annual Reeds Lake Ice Fly
Cancelled due to unseasonably warm weather
On frozen Reed's Lake in Grand Rapids, MI
Bring your family to Rose's Restaurant to watch an amazing event on the ice. Yes, we have kitefliers with snowboards on their feet boosting into the sky! Warm up at Rose's with FREE hot dogs and hot chocolate, compliments of Rose's! We'll also have kites for the kids, so for a great family activity, come try a little winter kite flying.
Click here to see photos of the 2015 fly!
28th Annual Great Lakes Kite Festival 2016
May 21 & 22, 2016
Our biggest festival of the year! Enjoy a day at the beach as the sky is filled with colorful kites of all types and sizes. World-famous stunt kite fliers perform to music on the center flying field while kites larger than a school bus hover just to the south. Bring your own kite to fly on the open flying field at the north end of the event, or learn to fly a stunt kite in the demo field. Shop an amazing selection of kites and wind toys and spinners in the giant MACkite tent on the beach, the world's largest kite store for the weekend. This festival is FREE to attend, though there may be a charge to park inside the State Park. (Out-of-state residents and those who have opted not to add a recreational pass to their license plate tabs will need to pay; those who do have a recreational plate tab will get in free.)
Click here to see photos of the 2015 festival!