Zilker Kite Festival – Austin, TX

Zilker Park Austin Skyline - Austin, TX

The Zilker Kite Festival is the oldest of its kind in the United States.  Founded in 1929, the Kite Festival is held the first Sunday in March.  There are numerous contest held such as Most Unusual Kite, Largest Kite, Smallest Kite, and Strongest Pulling Kite.  Numerous food vendors are present as well as other activities for family fun.  

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Free Parking is available:

  • Downtown at the State parking lots at 1604 Colorado Street

  • South at the Toney Burger Activity Center at 3200 Jones Road


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