Kite Fly Festival is Saturday at Monee Reservoir

2014-05-02T00:00:00Z Kite Fly Festival is Saturday at Monee ReservoirFor The Times
May 02, 2014 12:00 am  • 

MONEE | Catch some air and celebrate the excitement of kite flying during the Kite Fly Festival hosted by the Forest Preserve District of Will County and the Illinois Kite Enthusiasts Club.

The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Monee Reservoir, 27341 Ridgeland Ave.

Participants can introduce their children to the fun of kite flying or recapture nostalgic memories of their own. The festival will feature synchronized kite dancing, 90-foot flying kites, and candy falling from the sky. The fun-filled day also will include parachute kite races, live falcon demonstrations, kids’ activities, a kite and air exhibit, a scavenger hunt and a kite performance by TEAM 180 GO!

Bring your own kite or purchase one on site. All scheduled activities are weather permitting. The free event is open to all ages. Registration is not required. For more information, call (708) 534-8499 or visit

This program will take place on level paths or natural surfaces across uneven terrain. The Forest Preserve District will make reasonable modifications to ensure that all people have an equal opportunity to enjoy district offerings. For more information or to request an accommodation, visit

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