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.


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