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Toledo Area Events: Kite Flyer Weekend at Maumee Bay

If you are on a budget and looking for things to do with your family this weekend in Northwest Ohio, you might want to check out Maumee Bay State Park's Kite Flyer Weekend, July 18-20, 2014

Who says you need a lot of money to enjoy yourself? Kite Flyer Weekend is a family throw back to yesteryear during the Saturdays in the Park. Its is a low cost, very affordable event for the entire family, admission is free. It will only cost you gas for your car, and any extra food you might bring, as it is open to the public. People of all ages will enjoy the beautiful array of kites that fill the sky above the field at Maumee Bay. Professional kite flyers on down to kids fly their kites creating a colorful and animated display The kites are all unique and unusual, from small fish kites to giant sized Chinese dragon kites. Watch the unique kites of all sizes and shapes dance and dive among each other with an awesome variety of music playing in the background blasting from amplified car speakers. Bring a blanket or chair and watch from below, or hike up to the top of the big hill to get a spectacular aerial view above.

There are more things to do to make it a day at Maumee Bay. Walk the trail and the boardwalk or take a hike along the beach. You can also rent bikes which are only $5.00 per bike per hour. They are located at the campground station, but you don't have to camp there to rent them. Jet ski and boat rentals are also available.

Your family will also enjoy taking a swim at the man made beach area and there are plenty of picnic tables and grills available for a cook out. Parents can relax in the shade while children burn off excess energy having swimming and splashing. The numerous fishing ponds, and the giant, inflatable water slide are always a favorite among visitors.

Cedar Point is also offering a deal. Buy your tickets online and save $10.00 off admission. They are also offering free drinks all day long with this price. The drinks are a deal in themselves because to buy an all day refillable drink cup normally costs $15.00 a person. This deal will save you $60 dollars for a family of 4, and with the $10 dollar discount, you will save $100 dollars total. Log on to to take advantage of this promotion.

The best part of all, is that these events will be sure to entertain and break your family's summer time boredom, without breaking your wallet. So have fun and relax while enjoying that special day of memories with your family.

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