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Posted on: February 22, 2022

Sugar Land to Celebrate Arts, Cultures with International Art & Kite Festival

Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land’s International Art & Kite Festival on March 26 will cheerfully celebrate different cultures around the world. 

This festival will be held at Brazos River Park, 18424 Southwest Freeway, and will celebrate the arts by highlighting dance, heritage, music and much more throughout the day. The event will include daytime fireworks displays that will fill the sky with vibrant colors every half hour throughout the event while stilt walkers roam the site enticing the crowd with their visual artistry and movement. 

The main stage will come to life with cultural performances from local groups as well as musical entertainment from some of the best talent in the area. Activities will include an artisan’s area; kite-flying zones; and an activity zone complete with inflatables, face painting, henna tattoos, craft booths and much more for the entire family to enjoy. There will also be a beer garden with brews provided by Saint Arnold Brewing Company. 

Throughout the event, attendees will be able to enjoy kite-flying lessons and participate in several onsite competitions, including unique kite and chalk art. Trophies will be awarded for the top three winners of each category. There is no cost to enter the competition. 

Public parking will be available onsite at Brazos River Park and The Crown Festival Park. Participants are encouraged to utilize free shuttles that will run continuously from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from University of Houston at Sugar Land, 14000 University Blvd. 

The Brazos River turnaround under U.S. Highway 59 is closed and will be unavailable during festival operations. Shuttle parking is strongly encouraged to avoid delays entering and exiting the site. Limited handicap parking will be available onsite. Participants planning to park onsite should arrive early and plan for possible traffic delays.

The city of Sugar Land and all other sponsors are excited to host the International Art & Kite Festival for the entire Sugar Land community and surrounding areas.

To register for one of the festival’s competitions, visit www.SugarLandTX.gov/ArtAndKiteFest. For more information about this and other events, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (281) 275-2825 or visit www.SugarLandTX.gov/SpecialEvents. For other updates, follow Sugar Land Parks and Recreation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @SugarLandParks.

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