Kite Festival delayed a week due to weather

(Photo / Eric Beggs)

The threat of cold and storms has caused the Zilker Kite Festival to be delayed until next weekend.

It will now be held next Sunday, March 9th from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

This is the 86th year for the festival and KXAN is a proud sponsor of the event.

We’ve put together a slideshow displaying the long history of the festival. That can be viewed here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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