Kite Festival


Sunday, May 19

12–5pm Where

Greene Education Center, Courtyard


Enjoy kite-making and art workshops for all ages during this perennial favorite.  Enjoy FREE general admission as part of Yonkers Arts Weekend! (*Please note, general admission does not include planetarium tickets, which are an additional fee.)

Schedule of Events:

  • 12:30–4:30pm: Make your own bird kite to fly around in our Courtyard.
  • 12:30pm: Planetarium Show*
  • 12:30–4:30pm: Create a visual representation of the movement of kites in the wind in a drip painting workshop.
  • 1–4pm: Family Studio: Art
  • 1:30–3:30pm: Come together to create images of the kite-filled sky in a drop-in workshop with Teresa Pereira.
  • 1:30–4pm: Kites in Motion facilitates contests in our Courtyard with exciting 1st-place prizes for winners! See schedule below.
  • 2pm: Planetarium Show*
  • 3:30pm: Planetarium Show*
  • All day: Dance to DJ Delon.

Kite Contests in our Courtyard:

  • 1:30pm: Highest Angle Kite Contest (youth and adults)
  • 2pm: 50 Yard Dash Contest (kids only)
  • 2:30pm: Highest Angle Kite Contest (youth and adults)
  • 3pm: 50 Yard Dash Contest (kids only)
  • 4pm: Most Unusual Kite Contest (adults)