Austin March 01, 2018
This Incredible Kite Festival In Austin Is A Must-See
Flashes of florescent color will fly through the sky and your heart will soar. Zilker Park’s annual kite festival is one of Austin’s most beloved traditions, and it gets even more magical every year. Let the wind whip through your hair as you celebrate the beginning of Spring! This incredible kite festival in Austin is a must-see.
Zilker Park is always welcoming and inviting.
Covering 350 acres in Central Austin, Zilker Park is one of the most popular places in the city!
When the kite festival rolls around, the skies get much more colorful.
These whimsical displays attract nearly 35,000 Texans every year!
The Zilker Kite Festival is one of Austin's longest running traditions.
This magical festival started as a humble kite contest in 1929 and has grown into something simply spectacular. Now in its 89th year, The Zilker Kite Festival boasts of all-day fun for the entire family!
This kite festival shows now signs of slowing down.
The Cultural Exchange of Austin began this colorful event 89 years ago, but recently found this task too difficult to execute. ABC Home and Commercial Services now runs this annual shindig, and they've pledged that this event will continue for at least another half century. While many things in this city continue to change, we can say with certainty this that festival will stay strong.
Rev up your competitive spirit and enter one of the many contests!
It wouldn't be Austin without a weird kite contest! The winner of this award always goes to someone who shows supreme creativity in their decorative kite. There will also be prizes awarded to the steadiest, smallest, largest, and highest angle kite.
Kids love sprinting the 50 yard dash!
Kids between the ages of 7 and twelve are welcome to enter this quirky event. The contestants must race to the finish line while keeping their kites high in the air. Even if the kite falls, it's always a fun time!
The Zilker Kite Festival excites everyone in the family.
Zilker Park is one of Austin's most beloved off-leash dog parks, and there's no shortage of furry friends to say hello to.
Join the fun every March at The Zilker Kite Festival.
2018's event will take place from 10 AM to 5 PM on March 4th at Zilker Park. To learn how to register for kite competitions, visit
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