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‘Go Fly A Kite’ For 12th Annual Arvada Kite Festival

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ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4)– Dozens of families gathered to fly a kite for the 12th annual Arvada Kite Festival and the windy conditions made for a great day.

The festival was located at Stenger Soccer Complex at 58th and Quail in Arvada. It’s a free event for everybody and fun to watch even if you’re not flying a kite.

The 12th annual Arvada Kite Festival (credit: CBS)

The 12th annual Arvada Kite Festival (credit: CBS)

“It’s one of those things we do that’s not technology. It’s not an iPod or an iPad, it’s just fun. Simple fun,” said parent Brian Wishart.

The 12th annual Arvada Kite Festival (credit: CBS)

The 12th annual Arvada Kite Festival (credit: CBS)

There were flying competitions for several categories of kites, including the highest, smallest, largest and most visually-appealing kite.

The 12th annual Arvada Kite Festival (credit: CBS)

The 12th annual Arvada Kite Festival (credit: CBS)

There were other activities including face painting, balloon twisting, jumping houses, and the YMCA Kids Zone.

The 12th annual Arvada Kite Festival (credit: CBS)

The 12th annual Arvada Kite Festival (credit: CBS)

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