FLYING HIGH, CYCLING AROUND
Kirra Beach welcomes the ever-popular Gold Coast Festival of Kites on October 21 (10am4pm). Bright and colourful kites of all shapes and sizes will take over the Kirra skyline and will have all ages captivated. Food vendors, kite merchants and up to 30 market stalls will fill the adjacent park with kids’ activities and roaming entertainment adding to the atmosphere. This year, Gold Coast Kite Festival has partnered with the Kirra Criterium Classic, one of Gold Coast’s largest cycle events, also to be held on October 21. Local kids will get the chance to be the stars of this year’s Criterium by bringing their own bike on the day and taking part in the free Bike Power Kids Challenge for 3-12 year olds cycling a lap of the circuit, commencing at 10am (with registration from 9.30am). Every child that participates will receive a prize from Timezone Coolangatta.