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National Cherry Blossom Festival – Kite Festival

By March 1, 2023No Comments

Spring on the fun at the Washington Monument Grounds with activities, music, competitions, and performances. Kite enthusiasts, beginners, families, and friends are all welcome – bring your own kite, purchase one onsite, or pick up a free kite kit that you can decorate onsite, courtesy of presenting sponsor Hilton.  

The 2023 Blossom Kite Festival will feature: 

  • Sakura Taiko Fest at Sylvan Theater, produced by Miyako Taiko, sponsored by Chase, a day-long celebration of dynamic traditional Japanese drumming. 
  • Mr. Mikio Toki, a master of traditional Edo-style kites, who is traveling all the way from Japan to showcase his kites for attendees!
  • Performances and demonstrations by the local Wings Over Washington Kite Club

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