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3,100 Registered: Join the Fun During Blossom Kite Fly This Weekend

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ALEXANDRIA, VA-Enjoy flying kites? Create or use one you own and participate in Blossom Kite Fly on March 27 and 28. This continues the tradition of the Blossom Kite Festival that takes place during the National Cherry Blossom Festival in a socially distanced manner. Send your kite skyward from your backyard or local park.

“Blossom Kite Fly will have families and friends getting a healthy dose of fresh air and exercise as they make new memories with each other and experience the joy that comes from that springtime tradition of flying a kite,” said Diana Mayhew, President and CEO of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

The Blossom Kite Fly web page features virtual kite-making workshops to spark imaginations, as well as videos of world-class kite flying demonstrations from Wings Over Washington Kite Club.

More than 3,100 people are already registered. Join in the fun by registering HERE. It is completely free.

Participants can share their photos and videos on social media. Use the hashtags #BlossomKiteFly and #StepIntoSpring.

Blossom Kite Fly is presented by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. and supported by Mars, Incorporated. Media partners include iHeart Radio, The Washington Informer, The Washington Post, and Washington Parent.

For more information about Blossom Kite Fly, visit

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Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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