The event that always means it’s really spring in Austin is turning 90 this year! The oldest of its kind in the nation, Zilker Kite Festival is and one of the most anticipated family fun days in the city.
ABC Kite Fest boasts day-long activities for all ages, including the traditional kite flying contest and showcase, a fun run and MossFest, a children’s music concert. Soar into spring and join thousands of Austinites for a free, all-day event filled with kite making, flying and gazing.
Fly a kite just for fun, or get in on the competition. There are a bunch of free contests, including Highest Angle Kite, Steadiest Kite , Strongest Pulling Kite , Smallest Kite, Most Unusual Kite, Largest Kite , Oldest and Youngest Kite Flier.
It truly is such a fun day at Zilker. On top of more kites than you can imagine, there will also be a ton of good food. Plenty of your favorite vendors will be out there with your favorite treats.
Warning: Parking is a major issue! This festival always draws a crowd, so plan to ride your bike or take one of the shuttles.
Let’s hope for a breezy day with clear skies!
When: Sunday, March 31st
Time: 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.