Saturday, March 22, 2014 (Rain date: March 23)
Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 12:30 p.m.
For kids of all ages, Bond Park's Annual Kite Festival is a great way to spend the afternoon. There will be an expert kite flyer on hand for stunt kite demonstrations, and certificates and special awards in a variety of kite flying categories for those who choose to participate. Free and open to the public, the fun will begin at 1 p.m. in the multipurpose field adjacent to Bond Lake.
Schedule of Events
12:30 p.m. - Registration begins
1 p.m. - Welcome
1:15 p.m. - Official countdown to start for all kite flyers with awards for quickest take off
2:30 p.m. - Announcement of award winners
- Quickest take-off (First above the tree-line)
- Best crash (2)
- Best Tangle (2)
- Oldest Flyer
- Youngest Flyer
- Most unique kite
- Best homemade kite
- Most generations flying a kite
- Most un-flyable kite
- Flyer from beyond
- Longest kite tail
- Largest kite
- Smallest kite
- Kite Farthest out
Before the Kite Festival, children can learn to build a kite. For more information, view the Program Brochure.
For more information, call (919) 469-4100.