A favorite family event and a harbinger of springtime in Chicago, the 21st Annual Chicago Kids and Kites Festival
returns to Cricket Hill in Lincoln Park
(Montrose and Wilson) on Saturday, May 4
, 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.
The Windjammers Professional Kite Team
will once again be on hand to thrill the crowd with their synchronized kite flying maneuvers throughout the day, and festival goers can enjoy activities such as face painting, balloon artists, circus arts presented by CircEsteem
and crafts. Chicago Kite
will also be onsite for kite buyers.
Chicago Kite will be onsite for kite buyers, and professional kite flyers will demonstrate their skills with oversized and uniquely-shaped kites.
For any last minute changes including cancellation due to unsafe weather conditions, please check Facebook
or call 3-1-1.
Meet the Artist Activity
Friday, April 19, 12-2pm
Learning Lab, 1st Floor West
Spring is in the air and so are the kites. Make your own ready to fly kite with free kits provided.