Mark your calendars for the 91st ABC Kite Fest on March 29 in Zilker Park! The ABC Kite Fest is one of Austin’s most beloved, family-friendly traditions. The festival boasts day-long activities for all ages, including the traditional kite flying contest and showcase, and MossFest, a children’s music concert. Soar into spring and join thousands of Austinites for a free, all-day event filled with kite making, flying and gazing.
Check out these family friendly activities:
- Join the High Flyer Club at the 91st Annual ABC Kite Fest! The High Flyer Club allows you and 3 guests to experience the kite festival VIP style with perks like VIP parking, early access and delicious food —in exchange for your donation to Communities In Schools of Central Texas and the Moss Pieratt Foundation! Get your tickets HERE -https://www.abckitefest.org/welcome-to-the-high-flyer-club/
- One of Austin’s most beloved, family-friendly traditions - the 91st ABC Kite Fest – has a SPECIAL KIDS CLUB! The Kids Club, presented by St. David’s Children’s Hospital, features bounce houses, face painting and more! Enjoy the all day family fun for children of all ages. For more info check outhttps://www.abckitefest.org/kids-club/
- MossFest, presented by Texas Mutual: MossFest, a children’s concert held in honor of John “Moss” Pieratt Jr., takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. inside the festival and features artists including the Barton Hills Choir, Mr. Will, Tiarra Girls and Grammy award-winning Grupo Fantasma. More info here:https://www.abckitefest.org/mossfest-a-childrens-concert/
Contest and Showcases:
- The Exchange Club Community Kite Showcase & Contest, presented by Cap Metro. With categories including the 50-yard dash and “most unusual kite” as well as expert flyers performing with professional-grade kites, the classic showcase and contest is open to the public from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and is free to compete with handmade kites only. For more details on categories and registration, visit the ABC Kite Fest website.