Huntsville Community Kite Festival brings fun to the skies

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The Community Kite Festival is set for March 3 at John Hunt Park. (Huntsville Kite Festival via Facebook)

Get ready for one of Huntsville’s spring traditions this weekend as the Community Kite Festival takes place March 4 at John Hunt Park!

The free festival fosters inclusiveness, diversity, equity and harmony across all ethnic and social backgrounds by bringing people together through kite-flying and family-friendly activities. Check this out:

11th annual Community Kite Festival

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You can bring your own kite or buy one at the event! (Huntsville Kite Festival via Facebook)

The 11th Annual Community Kite Festival takes place Saturday, March 4, from 11AM to 3PM at John Hunt Park, 2151 Airport Road, Huntsville. Here are some more details:

  • Attendees can bring their own kite, purchase one at the event or simply show up to enjoy the celebration as kites and gliders soar across the sky. 
  • The public is encouraged to bring blankets or chairs to comfortably enjoy the festival grounds.
  • Other activities include free art projects, music from the Huntsville Community Drumline and train rides. 
  • There will be special appearances by Huntsville Havoc mascots Chaos and Ruckus. 
  • Huntsville City Football Club players will also attend, prior to taking on the Savannah Clovers in their first home preseason match at John Hunt Park Championship Soccer Fields.
  • Local food trucks will have items available for purchase, including barbeque, sandwiches, ice cream and more. 
  • In the event of inclement weather, the Community Kite Festival will take place Saturday, March 11.

AshaKiran Foundation

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The Community Kite Festival is sponsored by the AshaKiran Foundation. (Huntsville Kite Festival via Facebook)

The City of Huntsville, Downtown Huntsville Inc. and AshaKiran Foundation made this event possible.

The AshaKiran Foundation encourages humanitarian partners to invest in crisis victims/survivors’ physical, mental, and spiritual health and programs. From funding culturally sensitive client services like the 24/7 Hope Line, to investing in programs like Multi-Language Access and like Cross-Cultural Awareness Training for AshaKiran Inc., Foundation dollars ensure that AshaKiran Inc. is able to continue meeting the needs of Huntsville’s growing and diverse community.

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Michael Seale
Michael Seale
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