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Blossom Kite Festival


10 AM – 4:30 PM


Grounds of the Washington Monument near 17th Street NW and Constitution Avenue (Map)




The National Cherry Blossom Festival is kicking off kite season. The seventh annual Blossom Kite Festival showcases the creativity of kite makers and skill of fliers from across the US and other countries through a variety of competitions and demonstrations, Rokkaku Battles and the Hot Tricks Showdown. Bring your own kites or children can make a kite at an activity station (while supplies last) to fly on the Public Field. Kites will also be available for purchase onsite.

Activity schedule coming soon!

Click here to learn more about the 2018 Kite Makers Competition.


Getting there:

Metro: Smithsonian, Orange/Blue lines. Use Trip Planner.
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