Blue Ridge Kite Festival (April)

The 22nd Annual Kite Festival at Green Hill Park will take place on Saturday, April 15, 2023! We'll have event updates and additional information in early February. Call 540-387-6078 ext. 0 for vendor information.

Saturday, April 16, 2022 at Green Hill Park

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

An annual tradition returns this year! We'll fill the sky with thousands of colorful kites, and a fantastic family atmosphere to welcome in spring. FREE Event - Rain or Shine!
  • Kite Demos from Richmond Air Force Kite Club
  • Crafts & Activities for Kids
  • Kite Showcase & Contest presented by va811
  • Vendors and Food Trucks
Free kites will be available courtesy of Freedom First Credit Union, while supplies last. Free Kid's t-shirts courtesy of Friends of the Blue Ridge, while supplies last. Participants must be present to receive kites and kid's t-shirts.

Download the Kite Showcase & Contest Entry Form HERE

Contact Information
(540) 387-6078 ext, 0
Kite Festival Poster 2022 8.5x11 Web Update 5
Food VendorsFood Items
B&P ConcessionsFunnel Cakes, Lemonade and deep fried oreos
Charlee Tropical Italian Ice & DrinksItalian Ice & lemonade
Crunch MonkeeKettle Corn
Grandpa Ike's Mini DonutsMini Donuts
International Grill CompanySandwiches, kids foods, side items, drinks
SmooshedHand-crafted ice cream sandwiches
Snack TimeHot dogs, BBQ, Nachos, Pretzels, Cheesecake & Ice Cream
SnackwagonChesse sticks, Fried Brownies

Craft & Merchandise VendorsProducts & Activities
Artistic InnovationsFace painting & henna tattoos
Custom Name RingsEngraved custom rings
Hopetree Family ServicesFoster Care - Braided Kite Tail Activity
Houses to HomesCharcuterie Boards
K&M Creations, LLCSewn products, candles and soaps
Kelly InsuranceSpin the Prize Wheel
Kiwi Jewelry DesignzJewelry, keyrings , resin coasters
Life's a Breeze KitesSingle line, dual line, stunt and foil kites
Luna Fe, LLCTumblers, mugs, keychains, paracord items, jewelry and shirts
Misty Mountain WaresTie-dye items - shirts, socks, dresses, purses, etc.
Pat & Sid JohnsonPaintings & artwork
Roanoke County LibrariesPaper bag Kite Activity
Salem Red SoxYouth Game & Club Packages
United HealthCare Community PlanBubble Containers
Upon a Door and MoreWreath Making Activity
Usborne Books and MoreChildren's Books
Wisler Plumbing & AirRubber Ducks & Water
GeNERDation XCustom Buttons, Magnets and T-shirts
Kite Shot 4