Sugar Grove Park District proudly presents A Kite Festival by welcoming Chicago Kites organization as the main attraction of this brand new community event. Similar events are very successful in local areas like DeKalb, St. Charles and Chicago. We want to bring this same opportunity to the western Kane County Communities for families to enjoy for years to come.
Purpose of the event is to expose western Kane County families to unique Kite flying and other air/sky/land opportunities while also providing an all-day community event for families to enjoy together. Using the “Lets go fly a kite” theme, this event encourages and reminds us all how important it is to just spend quality time with family, friends and community. This event will:
Attract over 800 families
Be FREE to all attendees
Be promoted heavily in Local newspapers, mailings, schools, and social media
Primarily target Kaneland school system and area of 12,000 households but will also be promoted to surrounding areas: Big Rock/Hinkley, Batavia, Yorkville, Geneva
Professional Kite Flyers
Community Kite Flying area
Free Kites to first 500 kids
Featured GRAND OPENING celebration of Harter Community Park
Hot Air Balloon Tethered Rides – 4pm-6pm (additional cost)
Touch a Truck – Police & Fire & Public Works*
Inflatable relay race and slide activities*
Face Painting –additional cost
Food Vendors – additional cost
Eating and Viewing Area
Farmers Market Area
VIP and Welcome Tent Area
Free family entertainment throughout the day may or may not include: sidewalk chalk decorating, surprise Character Appearances Music by local Kaneland Students, roller-derby demonstration and more.
*This is a FREE event. All events and final details and/or agreements are still in negotiations – plan to be finalized by May 31, 2015.
Some individual activities may be have an additional cost to attendees – all based on quantity of event sponsors