Enjoy a sunny, rain-free day on Saturday with your little ones at the Annual Kids & Kites Festival on Saturday, between 10am and 4pm at Cricket Hill (just inside the park at Montrose). According to the city website:
A favorite family event and a harbinger of springtime in Chicago, the 21st Annual Chicago Kids and Kites Festival returns to Cricket Hill in Lincoln Park (Montrose and Wilson) on Saturday, May 4, from 10am to 4pm. Admission is FREE.
The City of Chicago will provide free kite kits, while supplies last, for children to get creative as they build, decorate and fly their own kites.
The Windjammers Professional Kite Team will once again be on hand to thrill the crowd with their synchronized kite flying maneuvers throughout the day, and festival goers can enjoy activities such as face painting, balloon artists, circus arts presented by CircEsteem and crafts. Chicago Kite will also be onsite for kite buyers.
Chicago Kite will be onsite for kite buyers, and professional kite flyers will demonstrate their skills with oversized and uniquely-shaped kites.
For any last minute changes including cancellation due to unsafe weather conditions, please check Facebook or Twitter or call 3-1-1.