Kites on the Green

Kite Making Workshops
Get ready for the 7th Annual Kites on the Green Festival on Saturday, May 2nd by attending one or all three Kite Making Workshops. Attendees will receive a free kite-making kit, personal instruction and a chance to test out their new kite.

  • Saturday, Mar. 28: Crown Point Community Center, 2-4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Apr. 4: Johnston Public Library, 2-4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Apr. 18: Johnston Public Library, 2-4 p.m.
SIGN UP to volunteer during the event. If you are a student, you will receive silver cord hours for volunteering. 
Kite Making Workshop
The family-friendly festival will feature giant show kite displays, celebrity bol races, free kite building, live kids' music, popular storytime, sidewalk art, face painting, and delicious food! You don't want to miss out on this free, family event.

WHEN: Saturday, May 2, 2020
TIME: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Johnston Commons, 6700 Merle Hay Road (Green space near the Johnston Public Library)

Below you will find the schedule of events, happening throughout the day. 
Time Event
10:00 AM Opening Ceremonies
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Free Kite Making at the Veridian Credit Union Barn
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM 180 Go! at the Performance Field 
180 Go! is a dedicated team of quad-line stunt kites fliers bringing fun and excitement since 2007
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Face Painting
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM Running of the BOLS at the Performance Field
BOL racing is a kite festival tradition of running against the wind pulling an 8' parachute style kite
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM Debbie Doo Wop & Dynamite Dan concert on the stage
11:15 AM to 11:45 AM Kite Demonstration on the Performance Field
1:00 PM to 1:30 PM Kite Battle at the Performance Field
1:30 PM to 2:00 PM 180 Go! at the Performance Field
2:30 PM to 3:00 PM T-shirt Cannon and Candy Drop at the Performance Field
3:00 PM to 3:45 PM Debbie Doo Wop & Dynamite Dan concert on the stage
3:30 PM to 4:00PM 180 Go! at the Performance Field
5:00 PM Closing Ceremonies
ALL DAY EVENTS  
Giant Show Kite Demonstrations
Thank you to our show flyers Mark Bryant, Larry Day, Tony and Ann Killip, Linda Larkey & Team 180 Go!
Show Kite Field
Free Make-n-Fly Kite Workshop Veridian Credit Union Kite-Making Barn
3D Chalk Art by Kathleen Roling South of the Veridian Credit Union Kite-Making Barn
Food West of the Johnston Public Library
Sidewalk Chalk Free-For-All Sidewalks in front of Kite-Making Barn
T-shirts, Kites and More! Information Tent