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Cary's Annual Kite Festival

Fred G. Bond Metro Park and White Oak Creek Greenway (Greenways, Trails)
Bond Park, the multipurpose field adjacent to Bond Lake. Saturday, March 16th starting at 12:30 pm Free and open to the public.

For kids of all ages, Bond Park"s Annual Kite Festival is a great way to spend the afternoon. Participate in a free kite flying contest and you"ll be eligible for certificates and special awards in a variety of kite flying categories intended for all ages and experience levels. Registration for the contest is free from 12:30-1:30 p.m. The kite festival is free and open to the public. Participation in the contest isn"t necessary. Fun will begin at 1 p.m. on the multipurpose field adjacent to Bond Lake. There will be an expert kite flyer on hand to provide kite flying tips and assist with mending kites that need a little help. Enjoy music, concessions and kite flying fun.

 Schedule of Events

12:30 p.m. - Registration begins
1 p.m. - 2:30pm  - Activities
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
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.


Kite-Making Fun! (age 3-10 with a caregiver)

Celebrate the winds of March! You and your caregiver will decorate your kite with bright colors. You are invited to fly your new kite at the afternoon Kite Festival in Fred G. Bond Metro Park.
Location: Bond Park Community Center
Instructor: Team Teaching
Fees: $14 (R) $18 (N) (1 class)
119742  Sat Mar 3 10-11:30 a.m.



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