Take to the sky at the Community Kite Festival in John Hunt Park—Sat. March 5th

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One of the best ways to spend a sunny day. (Community Kite Festival of Huntsville, Alabama/Facebook)

As spring weather inches closer and closer, we’re all looking forward to sunnier days ahead. What better way to spend a sunny day than flying a kite for a wonderful cause? Keep reading for more on the Community Kite Festival.

Come fly with me 🪁

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Bring your own kite or purchase one at the festival. (Bham Now)

There’s a certain childlike happiness that comes with letting a kite soar in the wind. When March comes around every year, the Community Kite Festival takes place to recreate that joy.

The fun-filled event is organized by The City of Huntsville and the AshaKiran Foundation, whose vision is to brighten the path and lighten the load of Huntsville community members searching for hope.

The Community Kite Festival is organized to foster inclusiveness and harmony. It’s the perfect event to come together with your neighbors and at the same time, increase awareness of social issues in the community.

Soaring for social justice

The 10th annual Community Kite Festival is themed “soaring for social justice”.

Not only does the community come together for kite-flying fun, but to spread awareness, education and initiatives about concerns like poverty, abuse and discrimination in the community.

The festival will have food trucks, live entertainment, kid’s activities, kite demonstrations and much more.

Looking to join?

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The festival is free and open to the public. (Community Kite Festival of Huntsville, Alabama/Facebook)

Children’s activities + vendors are invited to showcase their crafts. Nonprofit organizations have access to free booth displays.

If you’d like to apply to be a vendor at this year’s festival, message the Community Kite Festival on Facebook.

  • When: Saturday, March 5th | 11AM-3PM
  • Where: John Hunt Park in Huntsville
  • Bring your own kite, or purchase one directly at the festival!
  • Website | Facebook.

Will you be flying your kite at the Community Kite Festival? Tag us @hvilleblast and let us know.

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Gabby Gervais
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