To kick off the official start of the summer season, families will flock to Norton City Pier on Thursday, June 20, for Fall River Kite Night.

A night full of food trucks, music, kite demonstrations and free kite giveaways will take over the pier, promising fun for everyone in the family.

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A collaboration between the City of Fall River, The Redevelopment Authority and Viva Fall River, this free event is made possible through the Massachusetts Office of Outdoor Recreation.

The Bookmobile, Fall River’s public mobile library, will be on-site, and with proof of residence, kids can sign up for a free library card.

Enjoy food trucks such as Green Jar Cocina, Pop’s Brick Oven Pizza, the Grub Guru, What’s Up Cakes, and Del’s Lemonade as you fly your own kite, or score a free kite while supplies last.

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Event Details

Kite Night takes place on Thursday, June 20, 5 to 8 p.m., at Norton City Pier, 600 Davol St., with a rain date of June 27.

A shuttle service will be available from 10 North Main Street and will run a constant loop every 15 to 20 minutes. While no parking is allowed on Davol Street, parking options are available between Hathaway Street and Taylor Street, Bicentennial Park, and 10 North Main Street Lot.

Follow Kite Night online for news and updates.

The good news is Thursday's weather forecast looks promising. Kite Night will be a fun summer evening by the water.

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