It's not really a festival, but it is people flying kites, after all.
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KITE FLY HONORED: The Illinois Association of Park Districts has awarded the Vernon Hills Park District the Youth License Plate Award for best promotion of the "Flying 4 KIDS" youth license plate. The district hosted Family Kite Fly last May as part of the IAPD's statewide Flying 4 Kids program. The district will hold another kite fly at 11 a.m. April 26 in Century Park near Lakeview Parkway. This is a free event and no registration is necessary. A limited number of kites will be available at the event.