Oct 1st, 2013

Video on HQ Powerkites new Ignition tube kite.

July 19th, 2012

Berkeley Kite Festival will feature HQ demos and free gear testing. Check it all out on July 28 & 29.

November 15th, 2011

17th annual Dead Bird Buggy Bash - the largest kite "non-event" in North America - Galveston, TX East Beach. Thanksgiving week, November 21st - 27th

Video from the Carolina Kite Fest

October 27th, 2011

Join us for the 24th annual Carolina Kite Festival in Atlantic Beach, NC - October 29-30, 2011.

Video from the Wildwood Buggy Bash!

August 3rd, 2011

Video from our Summer Road Trip Tour as we visit some of the best riding spots along the East Coast.

May 10th, 2011

Jekyll Island Buggy Expo takes place May 18th - 21st on a world class beach, perfect for long kite buggy runs. Join HQ Kites as we make a ride for the ship wreck. Free lessons. The new Matrixx will be on hand for demos.

Hatteras Kite Expo in Rodanthe, NC will be the place to be this Memorial Day Weekend. HQ Kites will be on hand at Kitty Hawk Kites's amazing kiteboarding resort providing demos and showing off the latest gear, including the all-new Matrixx.

April 26th, 2011

Join HQ Kites for one of the largest and most exciting kite festivals on the East Coast, the Maryland International Kite Expo sponsored by the Kite Loft, in Ocean City, Maryland. April 29th - May 1st.

April 6th, 2011

HQ Kites had a great time at NABX. Click here for a video.

Next up is the Spring edition of the WildWood Buggy Bash, April 14 - April 17th. Check out all the new HQ Powerkites. Free demos.

March 24th, 2011

HQ POWERKITES at North American Buggy eXpo (NABX)

Primm, Neada...March 30 - April 2nd. Demo all our gear on the Ivanpah Dry Lake bed during the largest kite buggy gathering in North America. A full quiver of Powerkites will be on hand for your to try, including the new Beamer V, Toxic and Prodigy race foil. For event info, NABX.

February 23rd, 2011

Kitestorm is being held this weekend Feb 26-27th at Sand Bar State Park in Milton, VT. Come check out the hottest kite sport: Snowkiting! HQ Powerkites will be on hand with all our kites for you to try.

November 17th 2010

What is in a name? The annual Dead Bird Buggy Bash is like a fun family reunion...with kites! Everyone is invited. HQ Kites will be on hand with a huge quiver of HQ Powerkites to demo. Held on East Beach of Galveston, Texas - Nov 25th - 28th.

Free HQ Powerkite demo in Zilker Park, Austin, Texas on November 20th at 11 am. We'll have buggys, landboards and a huge quiver of kites to play with. Come join us!

October 29th 2010

New video - Lines In The Sand - footage from the Wildwood Buggy Bash.

October 21th 2010

Join HQ Kites as we roll along the Jersey Shore this weekend at the Wildwood Buggy Bash. No rules. Just riding on buggies, mountainboards and landsailers on the smooth, hard pack beaches. We'll be on hand demoing all our gear, including the new Montana VI, Apex III, Prodigy and some other great surprises. Come join the fun!

October 22nd-24th
Wildwood, NJ

September 28th 2010

Free Demos of HQ Powerkites and Sportkites

October 2nd-3rd
Outer Banks Stunt Kite Competition
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Kill Devil Hills, NC

September 14th 2010

New Videos - Two great new videos demonstrating HQ Powerkites.

Hydra water relaunchable trainer kite

Scout II

June 8th 2010

Powerkite Demos - All summer long!

HQ Kites is proud to be partnering with Kitty Hawk Kites by providing FREE weekly powerkite and sport kite lessons at the Kitty Hawk Kites Nags Head store location. We'll be flying on the soft, forgiving sand of Jockey's Ridge State Park every Wednesday from Noon until 2pm, starting on June 9th until September 8th. Join us and experience the thrill!

28th annual Rogallo Kite Festival June 12th - 13th, 2010, Nags Head, North Carolina.

Dr. Rogallo is the inventor of the flexible wing and to celebrate his gift of flight to the world we are putting on a kite show! Join HQ Kites and hundreds of others as we fly along the ever shifting sands of Jockey's Ridge State Park, perhaps the best flying spot on the East Coast. Free stunt kite flying lessons and Power Kite lessons.

May 27th 2010

Lots of events taking place this Memorial Day Weekend!

25th annual Wildwood International Kite Festival. May 29th - 31st, 2010, Wildwood, New Jersey. Registration form and schedule HERE. HQ Kites will be on hand with a huge selection of kites for you to sample. Join us on the Learn To Fly field for free instruction!

Kitty Hawk Kites Demo Day May 29th - 31st, 2010, Waves, North Carolina. Come hang out at the new waterfront kiteboarding resort on the Outer Banks. Try all the new HQ Powerkite equipment. HQ reps will be on hand to provide first hand knowledge and service.

2nd annual Quincy Kite Festival May 29th - 31st, Quincy, WA. Three days of kite flying that is open to the general public. HQ Kites will be sponsoring a Powerkite demo field. Come take a lesson or try some gear!

May 18th 2010

21st Annual Great Lakes Kite Festival - May 21 -23, 2010 at the State Park in Grand Haven, Michigan

Test fly the latest and greatest from HQ Powerkites on the kiting field sponsored by HQ kites!

May 11th 2010

Two great buggy events running at the same time. What's a kite company to do!?!? Attend both!

JIBE 2010 (Jekyll Island Buggly Expo) - May 12-15, 2010, Jekyll Island, Georgia. Kite buggy rally and fun-fly

Wildwood Buggy Bash - May 14-16, 2010 Wildwood, New Jersey. Loosely organized gathering is open to all power kite enthusiasts. No registration and no fees.

HQ Powerkites will have representatives at both events with gear for you to test. Come join the fun!

April 30th 2010

Atlantic Coast Kite Festival

May 1-2nd

Join HQ Kites as we decorate the sky in Virginia Beach. We'll have tons of kites and gear for you to play with!

April 20th 2010

The Maryland International Kite Exposition will feature three fun filled days of kite flying on the beautiful beaches of Ocean City, Maryland. April 23-25th. HQ Kites will be exhibiting and demonstrating products, including free stunt and power kite lessons. The festival will showcase some of the best kite flyers from around the world. Kites of all shapes and sizes will be on display including some massive character and theme based kites. Sponsored by of The Kite Loft and The Town of Ocean City, Maryland. Bring your family for several days of good old fashion kite flying.

March 15th 2010


Primm, NV April 1-4

Demo all the gear on the Ivanpah Dry Lake bed during the largest kite buggy gathering in North America. Look for the HQ Powerkite banners and come say hello. A full quiver of Powerkites will be on hand for your to try, including the new Scout II and Prodigy race foil. For event info, NABX.

HQ POWERKITE DEMO Park City, UT Jan 15-16

10am – 4p.m. Park City Lama Field Park City , Utah

The event is free to attend and company reps and Team Riders will be on hand to show you all the new gear. The Media may show up so let’s give them a show. We will also be at The Outdoor Retailer Expo in SLC Jan 20-24th Booth #36094

April 24th 2009

Come out and join the HQ-Kites crew at the following kite events. Come out, get free lessons and demo our line of stunt kites and powerkites:

April 25th - 26th: M.I.K.E. - Ocean City, MD More info here:

May 2nd: The 5th Annual Atlantic Coast Kite Festival, Virginia Beach, VA
10:00am-5:00pm 17th & Atlantic

May 3rd: The 5th Annual Atlantic Coast Kite Festival, Portsmouth, VA
10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Portsmouth City Park, 140 City Park Ave Portsmouth, VA 23701

May 16th - 17th: Great Lakes Kite Festival, At the State Park in Grand Haven, Michigan
More info here:

May 22nd-25th: Wildwoods International Kite Festival, Wildwood, NJ
More info here:

January 29th 2009
We just completed Outdoor Retailer as well as demo snowkite events in Utah.
Check out snowkiting pictures here and a recap of the tour here.

You can find us at the following events in February:
February 15-18th: NY International Toy Fair, NY City: Booth # 5532
February 21-22nd Kitestorm Snowkite Event in Burlington, VT
Come on by and demo our new Apex II, Montana IV and NEO depower kites.

November 3rd 2008
New Video of our NEO Cross-Over kite available online. Check out the NEO on the water in Hatteras, NC. Click here to see the video clip.

October 9th 2008 October 18th-19th
Outer Banks Stunt Kite Competition
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Kill Devil Hills, NC

Upcoming kite festivals.
Come out and check out HQ-Kites at the following kite festivals.

October 25th-26th
Carolina Kite Fest
Atlantic Beach, NC

November 1st-2nd
Cape Fear Kite Festival
Wrightsville Beach, NC

September 18th 2008
Check out pics of the first demo:

September 17th 2008
HQ-Powerkites Promotion Tour California

September 17th : 1 – 5 pm
Belmont Shores Beach
Long Beach, CA
Contact: Chris @ 512-797-2855

September 18th : 1 – 5 pm
Coronado Beach
Coronado, CA
Contact: Calikites http://www.calikites.com/

September 20th-21st
Marina Green
San Francisco, CA
Contact: Chris @ 512-797-2855

September 22nd : 1 – 5 pm
Doran County Park (harbor side of the beach)
Bodega Bay, CA
Contact: Candy & Kites

September 23rd : 1 – 5 pm
Alameda, CA
Contact: Kite, Wind, Surf
with BBQ!

August 21st 2008
HQ-Powerkites Promotion Tour September 2008

September 3rd: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Kitty Hawk Kites Kiteboarding Center at Windmill Point (MP 16.5), Nags Heads, NC www.kittyhawk.com (252) 207-1639

September 4th: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Blowing in the Wind/Go Kitesurf, Wrightsville Beach, NC
www.gokitesurf.com (910) 509-9989

September 5th: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Air Company, Mt. Pleasant, SC
www.catchsomeair.us (843) 388-9300

September 6th: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Coastal Windsports, Kite Beach Jekyll Island, GA
www.coastalwindsports.com (800) 592-1195

September 7th: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Extreme Kites, St. Augustine, FL
www.oceanextremesports.com/ (866) 790-SURF

Contact your local store for exact locations.

July 3rdth 2008
Our new powerkites website is now online. Check it out at www.powerkites.de

June 16th 2008
Our Power Flower is the world's first wind generated illuminated wind spinner. See a video here.

March 28th 2008
Video of our new Rush 300 Pro 3-line trainer available online. See for yourself why our Rush 300 Pro is the ideal trainer kite. Click here to see the video clip.

March 18th 2008
HQ-Powerkites is one of the official sponsors of NABX (North American Buggy Expo) 2008. This fine powerkite event is being held from April 01 to April 07 at Ivanpah Dry Lake, CA (45 minutes south of Las Vegas on US I-15 at the CA-NV border). The dry lake is a paradise for buggy riders and landboarders. Swing by and see one the HQ-Powerkites reps to get your hand on a demo.

December 7th 2007
The brand-new 2008 HQ-Powerkites.de broshure is now available for download. Click here to check out all the 2008 HQ-Powerkites.

October 24th 2007
Pictures from OBSKC online now. Check them out here.

October 15th 2007
Upcoming kite festivals. Come out and check out HQ-Kites at the following kite festivals.

October 20 -21: Annual Outer Banks Stunt Kite Competition - Wright Brothers Memorial (mp 8), Kill Devil Hills, presented by Kitty Hawk Kites.

October 27 - 28: 20th Annual Carolina Kite Festival, presented by Kites Unlimited.

November 3 - 4: Cape Fear Kite Festival, Wrightsville Beach, NC, presented by Blowing in the Wind.

September 26t 2007
New Snowkiting videos posted. Check them out here.

June 12th 2007
Pictures from Wildwood Intl. Kitefestival now online. Check out the gallery.

May 14th 2007
Enjoy HQ-Kites at Wildwood Wildwoods International Kite Festival in Wildwood, NJ from Friday 05/25/2007 - Monday 05/28/2007. This event features the East Coast Stunt Kite Championships & Indoor Kite Competition as well as fun flys for everybody. This American Classic Festival is conveniently located on the beach and in the Wildwoods Convention Center Rio Grande Avenue and Boardwalk. Swing by and see HQ Kites Staff for FREE Stunt Kite lessons. For more information about the festival, please email Beatrix Pelton at bfpelton@yahoo.com

May 1st 2007
Pictures from MIKE / MASKC in Ocean City, Maryland now online. Check out the gallery.

April 16th 2007
HQ-Kites at MIKE / MASKC in Ocean City, Maryland. A spectacular sky, easy boardwalk access, the Mid Atlantic Sport Kite competition & Children's Kite Making. This event is fun for everybody. Visit The Kite Loft for more information. Come out and fly HQ!

March 16th 2007
HQ-Powerkites at NABX 2007 April 03 to April 09. NABX, held at Ivanpah Dry Lake, CA (45 minutes south of Las Vegas on US I-15 at the CA-NV border) is a paradise for buggy riders and landboarders. This is your chance to test-fly our latest HQ-Powerkites kites in the desert. See you out there.

February 6th 2007
HQ-Powerkites at Montana Snowkite Rodeo , February 16-19, 2007. Come by and meet our Team Riders Claudia and Christopher Nygard from Kitegirl Clinics. This is your chance to test-fly all the latest HQ-Powerkites gear, including Apex, Montana II and Beamer TSR.

February 1st 2007
HQ Powerkites at Kitestorm 2007. Snowkiting is one of the fastest growing sports these days. Swing by and get the chance to test-fly all the latest HQ-Powerkites. Kitestorm 2007: Feb 24-25; Sand Bar State Park, Milton, VT

February 1st 2007
HQ Kites at NY Toy Fair.
If you are a retailer, come see us at booth #252 on level three. Toy Fair 2007 runs from Sunday Februay 11th through Wednesday February 14th.

January 5th 2007
Happy New Year! All the best from your HQ Kites USA Team

October 10th
Would you like to try HQ-POWERKITES? This is your chance to test all the 2006 and 2007 kites at the Dead Bird Buggy Bash on the East Beach in Galveston, TX. Swing by and join us over Thanksgiving weekend from Nov 23rd - 26th. Galveston, TX offers a beautiful beach with perfect conditions for buggying and landboarding.

October 5th
Come join us and get the chance to fly HQ Kites at the 1st annual Cape Fear Kite Festival in Wrightsville Beach, NC, on November 3rd and 4th . Sponsored by Blowing in the Wind , this will be a fun weekend.

October 4th
Swing by and fly with us at the 19th Annual 2006 Carolina Kite Festival celebrated on October 28th & 29th. At this exciting event, put on by Kites Unlimited , you'll get the chance to demo HQ Stunt Kites and HQ Powerkites .

September 27th
Come join us and fly HQ Kites at the 20th Anniversary Outer Banks Stunt Kite Competition (OBSKC) on October 21st and 22nd . As usual, OBSKC is organized by Kitty Hawk Kites is will be held at the famous Wright Brothers Memorial.

August 30th
HQ-Powerkites will be exhibiting at Surf Expo in Orlando, FL from September 15th - 17th 2006. We will be hosting the following demo days prior to the show.
1) Sunday September 10th at 2 p.m.: Mt. Pleasant, SC in cooperation with Air Company
2) Tuesday September 12th at 2 p.m.: South end of the Anastasia State Park in St. Augustine, FL. in cooperation with Extreme Kites

Anybody is invited to stop by and get the chance to test-fly new 2007 gear. We will have our new and improved Montana 2 de-power foil, our brand-new Beamer III, our Rush 2 Trainer kite and our best-seller Beamer TSR ready for demo flys.

July 17th
Product reviews now online. Click here to get to our product review page. Check back often for more reviews or drop us a line if you want us to publish your own, personal review.

June 26th
Check out pics from Wildwood kite fest. Click here.

June 3-4th
Kitty Hawk Kites Demo Days, Nags Head, Outer Banks www.kittyhawk.com.
Come by and test the latest HQ Powerkites, Peter Lynn Buggys and Scrub Mountainboards.

May 26-29th
HQ Kites at Wildwoods International Kites Festival.
21st Annual East Coast Stunt Kite Championchips.
Stop by and get the chance to test fly HQ Kites for free.

May 20 th
Albion Kite Festival, Idaho
Wanna try HQ Sport Kites and Powerkites? Meet the HQ Team here and get your free lesson.