FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: June 26, 2023
Contact: Tammy Naumovich
Phone: (217) 585-2941 ext 2301
SPRINGFIELD PARK DISTRICT HOSTS GREAT LAWN KITE FESTIVAL IN SOUTHWIND PARK
[Springfield, IL] – The Springfield Park District is excited to announce the first Great Lawn Kite Festival, Saturday, July 1st from 10:00am-10:00pm, and Sunday, July 2nd from 11:00am-5:00pm at Southwind Park. Grab your friends, family, and coworkers and join us for two days of FUN in the sun!
In conjunction with the Springfield Park Foundation, My Wind Stuff, and Capitol Radio Group, the Springfield Park District is able to present this event this summer.
This wholesome family friendly two-day experience will be something you remember for years to come. Professional kite flyers & dealers from around the nation will travel to Southwind Park and demonstrate the truest form of kite flying!
We will have free activities and commemorative items for purchase for the whole family to do each day which include;
• Inflatable water feature
• Concessions by It’s All Good Food Truck
• Yard games and kids crafts
• Candy Cannons
• Live music from Capitol Radio Group and Radio Pro DJ
• Commemorative t-shirts and souvenir cups
• And so much MORE!
Don’t forget our Fireworks display will be on Saturday, July 1st at Dusk with musical accompaniment.
Enjoy the beauty of Southwind Park with the unique accompaniment of kites almost as big as hot air balloons that can be seen from the highway!
For more information on this topic and any other Park District news related items, please visit our website at www.springfieldparks.org