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The BIG Baltimore Kite Fest

Festival has been moved to SUNDAY!

Sun, Mar 26th 12:00 pm Patterson Park, Observatory Hill

Free for everyone!

Creative Alliance | The BIG Baltimore Kite Fest
Creative Alliance & The Friends of Patterson Park present

The BIG Baltimore Kite Fest

SUN MAR 26 | Patterson Park | Noon-4pm | MAP | FAQ

Weather Plan: The festival has officially been moved to Sunday due to weather. All times and locations remain the same. 

Blowing back into Patterson Park this spring, The Big Baltimore Kite Festival fills the sky with vibrant colors and celebrates the broad spectrum of cultures that make up Baltimore! Join us near the Patterson Park Observatory to make your own friendly flyer, listen to breezy music, watch kite demonstrations, and enjoy a day outside in our beautiful park! Bring a picnic blanket, bring a kite, bring your friends! 

The BIG Baltimore Kite Fest is an acoustic event with no generators or amplification. Let’s leave the screens behind and enjoy a breezy day outside in our favorite park!

On-site: Friendly Flyer workshop (free), kites for sale at the Creative Alliance Tent, food vendors, pop-up performances throughout the park, professional fly zone, and more!
No alcohol will be sold on-site. We encourage you to stop by a local business and bring a picnic to the park!


Kites & Flying Things! Noon-4pm
Friendly Flyers art making workshop on Observatory Hill
Kites, dance ribbons, and more are on sale from Creative Alliance & Friends of Patterson Park near the Info Tent

Food, Vendors & Resources | Noon-4pm | All Around Observatory Hill
Face Painting, Food Vendors, Kites for Sale, Gogo’s Vintage BusKomite Ayiti, Snowballs, Community Resources, & More!

Classes & Activities
Noon-1pm | Singing Storytime in Spanish (with bubbles!)
Noon-2pm | Family Ride w/ Baltimore Bike Party! *NEW THIS YEAR*
Noon-1pm Bike Decorating by the Fountain, 1pm Guided Ride in and around Patterson Park
2pm-3pm | Free Community Yoga in the Bull Circle
2:30-3:30pm | Haitian Kite Demonstration with Komite Ayiti

Pop-up Music
Vincent Scellini AKA SQUEEZEBOX, Abu The Flutemaker, Tomas Drgon’s Orchester Praževica, Ukulalas, Dawg’s Pocket: Acoustic Chaos Around the World


Creative Alliance y los Friends of Patterson Park presentan el Gran Festival de Cometas de Baltimore.

Esta primavera, el Gran Festival de Cometas de Baltimore vuelve a llenar el cielo de colores vibrantes y celebra el amplio espectro de culturas que conforman Baltimore. Acompáñanos cerca de la Pagoda Mirador para hacer su propia cometa, escuchar música tranquila, ver demostraciones de cometas y disfrutar de un día al aire libre en nuestro hermoso parque.

Traiga una manta de picnic, traiga una cometa y traiga a sus amigos. Consulta los restaurantes locales para ver las ofertas de picnic que usted puede llevar al parque. 


View Past Kite Fests

Propose a NEW flying creation!

Creative Alliance Seeks Artist proposals for the 2023 Big Baltimore Kite Fest!

We are asking artists and community groups to create NEW, BIG, BRIGHT, and FUN kites to fly in at the Big Baltimore Kite Fest

  • Design a traditional kite
  • Showcase your cultural kite tradition
  • Grab a group of friends, neighbors, or coworkers and create a group kite
  • Let your imagination run wild

Chosen proposals can win up to $250 to make your kite a reality!
Find out more.

Kite Fest Call for Artists

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