KITE FLYING FUN ON THE NATIONAL MALL
BLOSSOM KITE FESTIVAL
PRESENTED BY OTSUKA AMERICA PHARMACEUTICAL, inc.
The National Mall serves as the backdrop as thousands of kites take flight during the annual Blossom Kite Festival. Held on the grounds of the Washington Monument, this event is a spectacle to see and one you don’t want to miss!
Professionals and novices alike showcase their skill through a variety of competitions and demonstrations, Rokkaku Battles, and the Hot Tricks Showdown.
Bring your own kites or children can make a kite at an activity station (while supplies last) to fly on the Public Field. Kites are also available for purchase onsite. Check out the full activity schedule below!
10:00 AM Parade
10:30 AM Nationals Racing Presidents Bol Race | Kite Ballet & Demos
11:00 AM Adult Kite Maker Competition
11:30 AM Youth Kite Makers Competition
12:00 PM All- Star Kiters Demonstration
12:30 PM Youth Awards | Show Kite Demonstrations
1:00 PM Blossom Build Off Competition
1:30 PM Hot Tricks Showdown
2:15 PM Bol Races
2:45 PM Rokkaku Battle
3:30 PM All- Star Kiters Demonstration
4:00 PM Kite Arch & Awards
We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app.
To reserve your parking spot for the Blossom Kite Festival, visit the Washington Monument SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.
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