Soar into spring at the 93rd ABC Kite Fest, one of Austin’s longest-running traditions! You can take the kids outside and enjoy a day filled with kite making, flying, and gazing at Zilker Park! It’s free and they have activities for all ages.

Founded as a simple kite contest in 1929 by The Exchange Club of Austin, Austin’s annual kite festival was designed to foster creativity in children. It’s grown into an iconic event that Austinites look forward to every year.

When: Sunday, April 3rd
Time: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
2100 Barton Springs Rd.
Austin, TX 78746

Photo by Wonder Twin Productions via the ABC Kite Fest Facebook page


In her previous life, Kristy was an uninspired realtor who was feeling a little bit bored with her day to day. So on January 1, 2010, she made a New Year’s resolution to write about one thing to do each day in her beloved city of Austin, Texas. And thus, 365 Things Austin was born.