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Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Naperville Park District Frontier Kite Fly Festival coming in June


Free event features amazing kites and fun activities at Frontier Sports Complex

Colorful kites of all sizes will take to the skies from 10AM to 4PM on Sunday, June 3 at the 6th annual Frontier Kite Fly Festival at Frontier Sports Complex in south Naperville. Everyone is welcome to attend this free, family-friendly event.

Kite experts Daryl Waters, Al Sparling, Mike Holl, and Team Chicago Kite will exhibit dazzling routines with sport kites up to 90 feet long.

Attendees can participate in learn-to-fly lessons from Team Chicago Kite, join in on the fun family flying and single-line flying, or just enjoy the demonstrations, free entertainment, and Jelly Belly candy drops that will occur throughout the day.

An entertainment stage will feature a performance by the Naperville Park District’s Élan Dance Company and musical shows by Peach’s Beach Party, the Neuqua Valley High School Steel Band, and singer/guitarist Andrew Huber.

Children can enjoy unlimited play in the inflatable area for $5.

The 2012 Frontier Kite Fly is presented by the Naperville Park District and is sponsored by Naperville Convention and Visitors Bureau, Lloyd Agencies, E.Nopi and BD’s Mongolian Grill.

Frontier Sports Complex is located at 3380 Cedar Glade Drive, behind Neuqua Valley High School, just south of 95th Street.

For more information visit www.napervilleparks.org or call 630-848-5000.

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Naperville Park District
Naperville Park Districthttp://www.napervilleparks.org/
Created in 1966, the Naperville Park District is an independent, municipal agency serving the recreation needs of its residents. An Illinois Distinguished Agency since 1994, the District is one of only 1% of park districts across the country to be nationally accredited through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). The Naperville Park District’s mission is to provide recreation and park experiences that promote healthy lives, healthy minds and a healthy community. The District maintains and operates more than 2,400 acres with 137 parks and provides more than 1,500 recreational, arts and environmental programs and special events annually. Included within the District’s operations are two championship golf courses, a multitude of playgrounds, trails, athletic courts and sports fields, Fort Hill Activity Center, Knoch Knolls Nature Center, two inline skating and skateboarding facilities, the Millennium Carillon, a paddle boat quarry, historic Centennial Beach, and the beautiful Riverwalk.