Sunday, January 1, 2018
Contact: Gift of Wings
(414) 425-8002
TO: Media

FR: Scott Fisher, Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois

RE: 14th Annual Chicago Botanic Garden Kite Festival (Now.. Two Days Long)

Here we go again!! Flying High at the Garden!

On Saturday, August 11th, and Sunday August 12th, The Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois, Gift of Wings, and the Chicago Botanic Garden, are presenting the Chicago Botanic Garden Kite Festival ... 15 Years, in the Garden in Glencoe. The event will begin at 10:00 am, through 3:00 pm or so, with the GRAND LAUNCH of performers kites at 11:00! Yes...Now†TWO days of high flying fun!!†

Chicago Fire†and 180 GO precision kite flying teams will be performing three times each day during this event.† They are world renowned professional kite flying teams from the Chicago area. †In addition, Fire & Ice will be performing this year. † Josh Gordon and his Sister Elizabeth Gordon will be flying several spectacular stunt kite routines throughout the day. These guys are great! Milwaukee's own Paul Koepke, and Chicago's Kathy Brinnehl will be performing as the pairs team "FIRE & ICE". ††† This family event is FREE to all, with a small fee for parking.

We will also be giving away free kites to the first 35 kids that participate in the "KIDS MAD DASH".† Imagine 35 kids launching their kites all at the same time.†† LOOK OUT!! Free Kite flying lessons will be offered and kites are available for sale during the event. How about a Rokkakku Kite demo? Itís all new this Summer!! I sure would appreciate if you would put our event in your community calendar or maybe do a story on this great tradition. I can be reached at 414/305-3145 and feel free to check out for more information.

Regards..Scott Fisher