Blue Ridge Kite Festival (April)

The 22nd Annual Kite Festival at Green Hill Park will take place on Saturday, April 15, 2023! Call 540-387-6078 ext. 0 for vendor information. 

Saturday, April 15, 2023 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 Anthem Healthkeepers, 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 2023 8.5x11 Web Update FINAL

Kite Festival is Proudly Sponsored by the Businesses & Donors Below:

Kite Festival Sponsors 2023 300x300 Kite Sponsor Anthem Healthkeepers
Kite Festival Sponsors 2023 300x300 Kids Shirt Friends of the Blue Ridge
Kite Festival Sponsors 2023 300x300 Kite Showcase Presented VA 811
Kite Festival Sponsors 2023 300x300 Green Team Sponsor DS Smith
Food VendorsFood Items
B&P ConcessionsFunnel Cakes, Lemonade and deep fried oreos
 Charlee Tropical Italian Ice & Drinks
Italian Ice and Tropical Drinks
 Crunch Monkee Kettle Korn
Kettle Corn
Grandpa Ike's Mini Donuts
Mini donuts
International Grill CompanyGreek foods, sandwiches, kids foods, side items, drinks,
Palumbo's Hoagie House
Steak/Chicken Hoagies, Speciality Burgers, fries, wings 
SmooshedHand-crafted ice cream sandwiches
Snack TimeBBQ Sandwiches, hot dogs, Jumbo Pretzels, Nachos, Chocolate Covered Cheesecake, Ice Cream Floats
 Taco Trolley
Mexican Food
The Cotton Candy Lab
Cotton Candy     

Craft & Merchandise VendorsProducts & Activities
Artistic InnovationsFace painting & henna tattoos
Bees Wraps by Eva
Beeswax reusable food covers
Deans DesignsEmbroidered Items
DK FizzlesHomemade bath bombs, shower melts, beard wash, oil and conditioner, shower scrub bars, lotion, lip balm
K&M Creations, LLCSewn products, candles and soaps
Lifes a Breeze Kites
Kites and kite accessories
Misty Mountain WaresTie-dye items - shirts, socks, dresses, purses, etc.
Super Kicks Karate
Talley ForteRings, crystals, bracelets
The United Way of Roanoke ValleyTie Dye Craft
Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

United Health Care

Wisler Plumbing & AirRepair & Service
Kite Shot 4