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Chico Area Recreation and Park District (CARD) Presents Chico Kite Day at Community Park

April 8, 2024

A colorful kite festival in a park with people flying kites and enjoying the outdoors.
Families gather at Community Park for Kite Day 2018

***Kite Day has been postponed to Sunday, April 21st due to rainy weather

The Chico Area Recreation and Park District (CARD) is thrilled to announce the arrival of the beloved Chico Kite Day event on Sunday, April 14th, from 12–3 PM at Community Park. This free community event invites families from Chico and surrounding areas to enjoy Spring with a day full of fun and entertainment.

Witness the spectacular sight of hundreds of colorful kites soaring through the sky simultaneously. Be one of the first 400 kids to arrive and receive a kite to decorate and fly!

Join us for a day of family-friendly activities including a Spring Market featuring floral bouquets, garden starts, various spring goodies, bounce houses, games, crafts, and balloon animals. While you're here, take advantage of the park's amenities such as playgrounds, volleyball courts, a new bocce complex, tennis and pickleball courts, and horseshoe pits.

This year’s event will feature a free trackless train ride to transport attendees to all the exciting areas at Community Park during the event. Additionally, there will be live music by local talents Emma & Will and Reece Thompson, a food court, and tons of fun and games.

Ride your bike to the event and enjoy the spring weather! Chico Velo will provide a free bike valet service near the south end of the park. Refuel with lunch from our selection of food trucks and stay hydrated with Culligan of Chico's refillable water station.

Don't forget to pick up your free Kite Day button, provided by Bird in Hand, to add to your collection.

Event Details:
Date: Sunday, April 14th
Time: 12–3 PM
Location: Community Park, 1900 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Chico, CA 95928

For more information and updates about Kite Day, please visit our official website at Don’t forget to stay connected with CARD on social media by following us on Facebook and Instagram @ChicoRec.

CARD extends a heartfelt thank you to our Platinum Sponsors Bird in Hand and Lamar Advertising for helping make fun, free community events like this possible. Become a CARD event sponsor at Come join us for a day filled with joy, community, and the celebration of spring. We look forward to seeing you and your family at Chico Kite Day!



About Chico Area Recreation & Park District

Founded in 1948, the Chico Area Recreation & Park District (CARD) is a California Special District focused on creating recreational opportunities that bring friends and families together to have fun and build lasting memories. CARD manages and cares for more than 15 community and neighborhood parks, four community centers, one swimming pool, the Chico Creek Nature Center, and more. The PLAY Activity Guide highlights the numerous sports, classes, camps, special events, and more CARD offers. Learn more about CARD at