Let the Wind Carry Us Away




The Dallas Trinity River Wind Festival celebrates the beauty and spirit of the wide-open spaces along the Trinity River from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 16, in the Dallas Floodway between Commerce Street and IH-30. It’s the most unique free festival in the southwest, with a day of high-flying outdoor adventure and fun.

The festival going green with exciting new environmentally friendly booths, partners and activities. Partners comprise Trinity River Audubon Center, Dallas Zoo Outreach, Texas Discovery Garden and Blackland Prairie Raptors.

Appearing will be the international champions sport kite team TKO and Troy Gunn; Gayle Woodul and Christian Baden Powell, of Go Big or Go Home show kites; Dallas Area Kitefliers Organization (DAKO) and other southwest kite teams; North Texas Hang Gliding/Paragliding Association; Bang’r Ball Bubble Soccer; and the Texas A&M University Quidditch Team.

Attendees can enjoy show kites and enjoy other wind-driven toys and crafts. Other highlights include a Wind Chase 4.5 Mile Run, Ramble Bike Ride, Green Fest, Kite Giveaway, Kite Flying, Kid’s Fun Zone, Street Artists, Draw n’ Go Booth and Paper Airplane Making Contest and Dance and Musical Performances for Mexican Heritage Month.

Admission is free. For more information, call 214-671-9500 or email MyTrinityRiver@DallasCityHall.com.

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags

More from Natural Awakenings

Dallas Drug Take-Back

The Dallas Area Drug Prevention Partnership (DADPP) and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will collect unused and expired medicines to prevent pill abuse and theft.

Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Awards Voting Underway

Green Source DFW has invited readers to vote in their sixth annual Sustainable Leadership Awards.

Swim Like Someone’s Life Depends On It

The seventh annual Swim Across America Dallas Open Water Swim will be held September 30th.

Green Source DFW awards to feature ‘John Muir’

The sixth annual Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Awards. Will be held by Memnosyne Institute on November 9th.

Informative Green Expo in Garland

Garland’s free Live Well/Go Green Expo will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., September 23, at the Curtis Culwell Center.