Another popular Seaside Heights event is making a return this year 2021. 'Kites in the Heights' is back.

This year will feature more kites than ever taking flight on North Beach on the Boardwalk and beach north of Casino Pier. It's a bit more laid back than South Beach. The events are absolutely free. Just walk onto the sand and enjoy the show up close and personal. The event runs from 4-7 p.m. weather permitting.

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Marvel at massive, whimsical kites flying through the air. You can view them from the 'Classic American Boardwalk' or as you enjoy your afternoon on the beach north of Casino Pier.

The kids will love flying giant zebras, whales, dragons, beach balls, and more. You can even bring your own kites to add to the fun. No kite? No problem. From traditional to unique, kites will be for sale on site.

Here's a taste of what to look forward to.

As if the kites weren't fun enough, there will also be a giant interactive bubble display that you and the family can dive right into.

photo: Michael Redpath
photo: Michael Redpath

If you've never been to a 'Kites in the Heights' event, put one, or all of these dates on your calendar. Bring a chair or blanket, relax and just look up. It's some of the best summer fun you'll find.

  • Sunday, July 4
  • Tuesday, July 6
  • Tuesday, July 13
  • Tuesday, July 20
  • Tuesday, July 27
  • Tuesday, August 3
  • Tuesday, August 10
  • Tuesday, August 17
  • Tuesday, August 24
  • Tuesday, August 31
  • There's more summer fun in 2021 in Seaside Heights. Here's the free Movies on the Beach Schedule

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