International Art & Kite Festival
About The International Art & Kite Festival
On the scenic grounds of Sugar Land’s Brazos River Park, the International Art & Kite Festival will celebrate kite flying and a variety of cultural entertainment.
The festival will offer creative programming and fun activities while maintaining social distancing guidelines. World travel adventures will be presented through main stage cultural dance routines, multicultural festival food, a cultural costume contest, and cultural playground featuring children's games played all around the world. Festival grounds will be transformed into a global entertainment venue celebrating cultures near and far.
Kite enthusiasts are encouraged to decorate the Sugar Land sky with unique and colorful kite designs.
The Main Stage will feature local and regional artists who will present an upbeat rotation of music and dance performances.
- 10:00 - 10:30 Children Entertainment Artist
- 10:30 - 11:30 Cultural Dance Groups
- 11:45 - 12:15 Cultural Costume Contest
- 12:30 - 1:00 DRUM Performance
- 1:30 - 3:00 Finale Concert
Recruiting Local Cultural Dance Groups
The Main Stage will feature a variety performing dance routines. If you are interested in performing at the festival, contact Briana Williams at email@example.com
Cultural Costume Contest
Everyone is challenged to create and come model their cultural costumes representing different countries on the Main Stage of the event. Costumes will be judged; and cultural costume contestants will receive prizes in designated age-group categories. For more information about the Cultural Costume Contest, contact Jacqueline Madden at JMadden@SugarLandTX.gov.
On-Site Art Competitions
Calling all artists! This year's contest theme is “Embracing Cultures” and first, second and third place prizes will be awarded for each category.
Create images that portray famous people, landmarks or traditions from around the world
- Chalk Art or Posters - Create images that portray cultural icons, landmarks or traditions from around the world.
- Kite - Fly your most unique kite! Contestants will be judged on the most creative kite design.
- 1-25 pts. Overall Presentation
- 1-25 pts. Creativity
- 1-25 pts. Effort
- 1-25 pts. Color Scheme
Pre-registration is required for art competitions. Based on the quantity of entries received, registration may be an option at the event. To sign up, contact Jacqueline Madden at JMadden@SugarLandTX.gov.
- Train rides
- Cultural playground featuring games played around the world
- Self-serve photo stations
- Self-guided art exhibit
Festival Culinary Menu
Cultural food and beverage selections will be available for purchase by onsite.
Free parking will be available at Brazos River Park.
Social Distancing Guidelines
Statewide social distancing guidelines will be followed. Participants are asked to self-screen before participating. Face masks are required and handwashing stations will be available onsite.
Want to get your company’s name in front of this diverse community? Customized sponsorships are available. For more information, please contact the Event Production Manager at 281-275-2825.