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2016 City News Releases

Posted on: January 21, 2016

Cultural Kite Festival Set for Feb. 27

Sugar Land, TX - Come play with the clouds! Vibrant kites will once again accent the big Texas sky at the eight annual Cultural Kite Festival on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd.

Activities and entertainment will include kite competitions for all ages, kite flying lessons, cultural performances and more. Throughout the event, children will be able to create their own kites at the kite-making workshop.

There is no cost to enter the kite competition. Registration can be done online at or onsite at the times listed below. First- , second- and third-place trophies will be awarded for each category.


All activities and entertainment are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be sold onsite.

Public parking will be available at University of Houston Sugar Land, 14000 University Blvd. Shuttle services will be provided for the general public and will run between the university parking lot and Sugar Land Memorial Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Limited handicap parking will be available at the park.

For more information about the event or to become an event sponsor, contact the Sugar Land Parks and Recreation Department at 281-275-2885, visit or follow Sugar Land Parks and Recreation at and

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