Make plans now to attend this unique and colorful event. The festival is FREE to the public with food available for a nominal fee!  Bring your blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy the fun family atmosphere filled with kite flying competitions, art competitions (kite painting), a Boomerang demonstration by Sean Parker, lots of prizes, food, and music. For more information, email Cindy McDannel at or go to and click on “Kite Festival.” This event made possible by Fine Arts Blount, Newell Rubbermaid and Parks & Recreation.


Due to the popularity of this event, parking at Pearson Springs may become full. If this happens, please use the parking lots available at Sandy Springs Park or Maryville Junior High School and follow the walkway to Pearson Springs Park.

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM • April 15, 2018 (Rain Date: April 22) • Pearson Springs Park

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