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Chicago Events: Kids and Kites Festival May 2

It's one of the most colorful Chicago festivals of the spring season - and definitely the highest flying. The Kids and Kites Festival is an excellent way to indulge your inner child - and your real children. It's a free family event that takes place from 10AM to 4PM at Cricket Hill. See amazing kite flying demonstrations, and pick up a free paper kite to try for yourself. One of the most exciting activities of the day is the Big Kite Candy Drop, a piñata-like experience where a kite filled with candies drops sweet treasure from the sky. Highlights of the Kids and Kites Festival include:

* Free Paper Kites for Flying
* Fancy Kites for Purchase
* Professional Kite Flying Demonstrations
* Tips on Kite Flying
* Big Kite Candy Drop
* Face Painting
* Balloon Artists
* Craft Making
* Free Admission

You'll find this family-friendly event on Cricket Hill, near the intersection of Lake Shore Drive and Montrose Ave. Looking for lodging nearby? Stay at our award-winning hotel, which is situated just 2.5 miles from the event. Enjoy free Wi-Fi and complimentary deluxe continental breakfast served each day. Our comfortable rooms and suites feature microwaves, refrigerators and satellite TV with expanded cable channels. Your family will love our convenient location near Lincoln Park, in the heart of Chicago.  Do you have questions about Chicago festivals? Want to learn more about our boutique-style hotel? Please contact us today by calling 1 (773) 525-7010 for more information and to make your booking.

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