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Kite Flight 2009(2)

The annual Kite Flight brings Rochesterians young and old together on the shores of Lake Ontario to celebrate the art of kite flying. This year’s Kite Flight will be held on Sunday, May 16, from noon to 4 p.m. at Ontario Beach Park.

Expert kite flyers will show-off their unique colorful creations and amaze the crowd with their skill, but the public will have a chance to try to fly too. Recreation on the Move, the City’s mobile recreation center, will be on hand throughout the day, and City Recreation staff will provide free, kite-building workshops for youth 12 and under.

Strolling jugglers and other performers will entertain the whole family at this colorful and festive event.

Face masks and social distancing will be required by all attendees  and sanitizing stations will be available.


Schedule of events:

12 noon      Children’s Free Kite Making Workshops and Contest
12 noon      Watch expert kite flying demos & lean some amazing kite flying techniques
1 p.m.      Public Kite Flying
2 p.m.      Jugglers and Acrobats
12 noon to 4 p.m. Rec on the Move van with activities for kids

This event is sponsored by the Ontario Beach Park Program Committee with support from Monroe County, the Charlotte Community Association and the City of Rochester.