Kite Festival


Sunday, May 19, 2019
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Enjoy kite-making and art workshops for all ages during this perennial favorite.  Enjoy FREE general admission as part of Yonkers Arts Weekend!

Schedule of Events:

  • 12:30–4:30pm: Make your own bird kite to fly around in our Courtyard.
  • 12:30pm: Planetarium Show
  • 12:30–4:30pm: Create a visual representation of the movement of kites in the wind in a drip painting workshop.
  • 1–4pm: Family Studio: Art
  • 1:30–3:30pm: Come together to create images of the kite-filled sky in a drop-in workshop with Teresa Pereira.
  • 2pm: Planetarium Show
  • 3:30pm: Planetarium Show
  • All day: Dance to DJ Delon.

Plus, Kites in Motion facilitates contests with exciting 1st-place prizes for winners!

  • 1:30pm: Highest Angle Kite Contest (youth and adults)
  • 2pm: 50 Yard Dash Contest (kids only)
  • 2:30pm: Highest Angle Kite Contest (youth and adults)
  • 3pm: 50 Yard Dash Contest (kids only)
  • 4pm: Most Unusual Kite Contest (adults)

Admission and programs are free during Yonkers Arts Weekend. Planetarium shows additional cost.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10701
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019
Times: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: Hudson River Museum
Presenter Phone: 914-963-4550
Presenter Website:

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