Fly a Kite at Frontier Sports Complex Sunday, June 4

Thursday, April 27, 2023

The 16th annual Kite Fly, presented by The Branch - Naperville Moms, will be held at Frontier Sports Complex, located at 3380 Cedar Glade Drive on Sunday, June 4 from 12:00-4:00 p.m. A free event, the Kite Fly is co-hosted by Naperville Park District and KidsMatter to provide fun for all ages and a rare opportunity to view gigantic kites flown by kite enthusiasts from Chicago Kite. Participants also can practice flying their own kites.

"We look forward to this fun event to kick off summer," said Volunteer and Events Manager Becca Krzyszkowski. "We invite the community to fly a kite, enjoy the kite demonstrations and live entertainment and participate in fun, educational games. Feel free to bring a picnic or purchase lunch or snacks from the food trucks on site."

Entertainment includes local musicians who enjoy performing outdoors. This year the Park District recognizes the Neuqua Valley High School Steel Drum Ensembles for their 10th performance at this event. Their unique sound always attracts an enthusiastic audience. The entertainment schedule is as follows:

. 12:00-12:45 p.m. - Andrew Huber, soloist, acoustic guitar

. 1:00-1:45 p.m. - Scribble Monster - children's music

. 2:00-3:45 p.m. - Neuqua Valley and Metea Valley High Schools' Steel Drum Ensembles and Metea Valley High School Mariachi Ensemble - instrumental music

KidsMatter is providing Games from Around the World, an educational and fun activity enjoyed by many participants at the 2022 event.

"A few new countries will be joining us this year for Games from Around the World," said Nina Menis, CEO and Executive Director of KidsMatter. "Young people and families will have the opportunity to learn more about other parts of the world and their cultures through the games that children play."

This community event is presented by The Branch - Naperville Moms. Additional sponsors include Visit Naperville, LeafGuard, Texas Roadhouse, Astound Broadband, TR Miller Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, Old National Bank, Little Kitchen Academy, College of DuPage, Great Lakes Credit Union, Springrock, Sweetgreen, State Farm - Dave Steinbach, Oswald's Pharmacy, StarSmiles Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, and Portillo's. Food trucks on site include Go Doggy Run, John's Rib House, Boom Box Burgers and Ben and Jerry's.