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Blossom Kite Festival March 30

Go fly a kite at the Blossom Kite Festival in Washington D.C. – a free event for families with kids of all ages!

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All you have to do is either hop on the Metro or drive down to the Washington Monument grounds for this free kite-flying extravaganza! The event is held in conjunction with the National Cherry Blossom Festival . The entire family can watch expert kite fliers from all over the world participate in the Hot Tricks Showdown, a stunt kite-flying event. Make sure you bring your camera and a kite of your own! If you don’t own one, no worries – kids can make their own at an activity station while supplies last. Kites will also be available for purchase.

Full schedule of activities:

Family Field Schedule
Practice Fly for Youth Kite Makers….10:30 – 11 AM

Youth Kite Makers Competition…11 AM – 12:00 PM

Youth Kite Makers Awards……………12– 12:30 PM

Blossom Build-off Competition………12:30-1:45 PM

Bol Races………………………………….2– 4:30 PM

Competition and Demonstration Field Schedule
Kick-Off Parade…………………………………10 AM

Kite Ballets & Demos…………………10:30 – 11 AM

Adult Kite Makers Competition………11 AM – 12 PM

Featured Fliers Demonstration ……….12– 12:30 PM

Show Kite Demonstrations…………..12:30 -1:30 PM

Hot Tricks Showdown…………………1:30– 2:30 PM

Rokkaku Battle…………………………2:30– 3:30 PM

Fliers Demonstration……………………3:30-4:00 PM

Blossom Kite Arch and Awards…………..4– 4:30 PM

Kite Makers Competition Theme: Spring Blossoms in the Air

Grand Prize Winner will receive a Samsung Galaxy S10+ Phone (unlocked)

The Blossom Kite Festival is from 10 am to 4:30 pm. Again, admission is free and this is a family friendly event. The Washington Monument Grounds are located at 17th Street NW and Constitution Avenue NW,  a short walk from the Metro!

 

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