“Sound & Color Festival” at Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday: Kite Flying and Music

This Saturday, May 18, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Brooklyn Bridge Park will host a “Sound & Color Festival.” The Kite Festival of previous years will have added musical accompaniment. Kite flying will take place on Pier 5, the soccer fields pier near the foot of Joralemon street, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Bring your own kite, or learn to make one. Along with kite flying, there will be craft activities and face painting. Admission is free, and food and drinks will be available for sale.

Join for kite-making workshops and be awed at the talent of expert flying instructors – and learn some tips! This family-friendly festival unites S.T.E.A.M concepts, the Caribbean’s rich history of kite-flying, and outdoor adventures.

From 11:45 on, kite flying will be accompanied by the sounds of the Eruption Steel Orchestra, From 3:00 to 5:00, other music groups will perform at other locations throughout the Park. There’s a full schedule here.

Photo: C. Scales for BHB

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