The Family Kite Festival, presented by your Tri-State IKEA stores is back in Veterans Park on Saturday, May 25 (10AM-6PM) and Sunday, May 26 (10AM-5PM).

Featuring The Chicago Fire Kite Team (celebrating their 33rd year in Milwaukee), The Windjammers Int’l Kite Team that will perform with 60 kites in the air at the same time… and check out the No Knots Kite Team, Mike Delfar, The Canadian Dream Team flying the GIANT kites and much more.

Make sure and get there for the Grand Launch of 500 kites at noon that is open to the public where everyone is encouraged to fly.

The Mad City Windows and Baths Kids Mad Dash starts at 2:30PM with 100 free kites to the first 100 kids who sign up and participate.

It’s a FREE event and there is always plenty of free parking.

Gift of Wings will have kites and food and drinks for sale at the festival, or stop by the Franklin or Greendale locations and pick up your kite early.

Thanks to Tri-State IKEA stores, Holiday Inn & Suites Milwaukee Airport, the Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois and GIFT OF WINGS.