Chicago Events – 18th Annual Kids and Kites Festival – Up, Up & Away!

Let your spirit soar this weekend at the 18th Annual Chicago Kids and Kites Festival, an exciting day of kite flying and interactive activities. This fun event is always a great way to ring in the spring season – and Chicago’s famous winds make the city the perfect place to go fly a kite. Admission is free to this family fun day, which takes place from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, May 7 at Cricket Hill in Lincoln Park. Watch professional kite flyers demonstrate their skills, and buy a kite on-site to fly one yourself. There will also be kite kits for children to build, decorate and fly, while supplies last. You can also enjoy kite magnet craft making, face painting and balloon artists. For most, the highlight of the Kids and Kites Festival is the afternoon Big Kite Candy Drop from the sky!

Lincoln Park is located near the intersection of Lake Shore Drive and Montrose Ave, not far from our family-friendly hotel. Stay with us and find exceptional accommodations for your family, along with friendly service and generous amenities. We offer an on-site pizzeria, indoor pool and sports lounge, plus comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi and deluxe bedding. Do you have questions about our hotel, or about Chicago events in the area? Please contact us today at 1 (312) 467-0800 for more information and to book your reservations.


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