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Kite Festival

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.

kite festivalSchedule 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


Award Categories

  • 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


Related Information

Make your own kite!
Before the Kite Festival, children can make and decorate a kite in one of our Kite Making Classes then send it soaring at the Kite Festival. Register online or in person at any Town of Cary staffed facility.

Bond Park Community Center
Sat Mar 22
10-11:30 a.m.
72941 Kite Making Celebration (age 3-5 with caregiver)
72963 Kite Flying Capers (age 5-11)

For more information, call (919) 469-4100.