Prepare your sunglasses and binoculars because the Newport Kite Festival is returning next month.

If you didn't know, the Newport Kite Festival is one of the most beloved summer attractions in Rhode Island. This year, it returns to Brenton Point State Park on July 13 and 14.

Located near breezy ocean waters in the middle of the beautiful historic Newport area, hundreds will gather to watch the amazing kite display fill the skies. From giant inflatables to handcrafted ones, you'll be treated to a view of diverse kites worldwide.

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For over a decade, the Newport Kite Festival has been a staple in the state, creating a community for kite fliers alike.

"Our mission is to foster a sense of community, inspire creativity, and create lasting memories for attendees of all ages," the website states.

Today, the tradition continues even more so that the public can join in on the fun and experience the artistry of kite flying for themselves.

Newport Kite Festival Website
Newport Kite Festival Website

Whether you're a kite enthusiast or just seeking out a fun summer activity, this event is something to experience. Vendors and food trucks will also be at the festival, along with various activities for all ages.

There is nothing like witnessing the sky filled with kites of different colors, designs and shapes soaring high in the air.

Although the event is free, donations are welcomed to support the festival. Donations will go towards permits, equipment and promotions to help ensure a worthwhile experience for everyone.

Newport Kite Festival Website
Newport Kite Festival Website

It's never too early to mark your calendars so you can attend this year's Newport Kite Festival.

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