Corolla Light Town Center

1159 Austin Street

Corolla, NC 27927


Kite Links
These are excellent resources for more information about kites, where to join others, the theoretical principles of flight and sources for building your own ‘flying smile’.

AKA American Kitefliers Association  The home page for your source of ENDLESS kiting information.

KTAI Kite Trade Association International  Visit the KTAI to find those great manufacturers and retailers of kites we all can trust to provide a lifetime of fun.

Eastern League Sport Kite Association  The Eastern League organizes kite competitions up and down the east coast.

Drachen Society

Goodwinds  A GREAT source for parts and fabrics for simple repairs or complex kite building projects.

Kitebuilders  Another source for parts and fabrics along with links to hundreds of public domain tried and true kite building plans.

Revolution Kites  At Flying Smiles Kites you’ll soon find that we’re Rev-Heads, so, we here’s the link to the Mother-Ship!

Kitelife.com  A great on-line source for all types of kiting information.

Colorful Aircrafts – Kites   An interesting source of general kite information recommended to us by one of our loyal customers – thanks Sadie!

Local Links
Want to know the best place to fly a kite? How about where you can find some beautiful kite art pieces? Here you go.

Whalehead at Historic Corolla  Take a tour of the historic hunt club built in the 20s by the Knight family on the grounds of the Currituck Heritage Park.  If you promise not to mess with the osprey nests or get too close to the house itself, you’ll find some of the best background scenery for kite flying on the Outer Banks.

Currituck Beach Lighthouse  Climb the 214 steps and look DOWN at the kite flyers at Currituck Heritage Park (don’t forget to wave to us across the street at Flying Smiles Kites)!

Outer Banks Wildlife Education Center  Be sure the see the whale head at the entrance…

Dolphin Watch Gallery  Artist gallery with a great variety of art works and we often feature kite pieces created by MaryKay and Denny Umberger.

Sunshine Family Pharmacy  Finally! a full service pharmacy north of Kitty Hawk!  Wonderful Pharmacist and Doctor on site to aid in the health and wellness of all customers – locals as well as visitors.