Chicago Botanic Garden's Kite Festival

Glencoe, Ill.


Chicago Botanic Garden
Glencoe, Ill. 60022
(847) 835-5440
Date: August 13, 2016 - August 14, 2016
Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 13-14
Cost: Free. Parking $30.

Enjoy stunt-kite performances set to music by the Chicago Fire Kite Team and the Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois. The team flies precision and ballet routines with up to six pilots and their dual-line sport kites. Kids can enjoy kite-making workshops with provided materials. A free “Kids’ Mad Dash” rewards the first children to get their kite built and in the air. Kids can preregister at the Gift of Wings tent. Kites are also available for purchase from the Gift of Wings booth. Participants may bring and fly their own kites in the designated “Kite Festival” area. Light fare is available for purchase.


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