The 22nd annual festival on May 2 in Lincoln Park/Montrose Harbor will provide free build and decorate kite kits and activities for the entire family
Chicago, IL, 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — A favorite family event and a harbinger of springtime in Chicago, the 22nd Annual Chicago Kids and Kites Festival returns to Cricket Hill at Montrose Harbor (Montrose and Wilson) on Saturday, May 2, from 10am to 4pm. Admission is FREE.
The City of Chicago will provide free kite kits, while supplies last, for children to get creative as they build, decorate and fly their own kites.
Highlights include Team Sky-FX, professional kite flyers displaying their synchronized kite flying maneuvers throughout the day. Festival goers can also enjoy music from WeJam Academy youth DJs and activities such as face painting from Indige Face, balloon artists, arts and crafts from Plaster of Paradise, food trucks and much more. Chicago Kite will also be onsite for kite buyers.
The 22nd Annual Chicago Kids and Kites Festival is presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and sponsored in part by The Boeing Company, the Chicago Tribune and 97.9FM K-LOVE and 94.3FM Air1 Radio. For more information, visit chicagokidsandkites.us and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@ChicagoDCASE).
Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is dedicated to enriching Chicago’s artistic vitality and cultural vibrancy. This includes fostering the development of Chicago’s non-profit arts sector, independent working artists and for-profit arts businesses; providing a framework to guide the City’s future cultural and economic growth, via the 2012 Chicago Cultural Plan; marketing the City’s cultural assets to a worldwide audience; and presenting high-quality, free and affordable cultural programs for residents and visitors. For more information, visit cityofchicago.org/dcase.
Source: City of Chicago