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NANTONG, CHINA - NOVEMBER 04: Competitors fly kites during the 18th Rudong International Kite Fair at Rudong County on November 4, 2017 in Nantong, Jiangsu Province of China. More than 200 competitors from 51 teams participated in the two-day 18th Rudong International Kite Fair in Jiangsu. (Photo by VCG/Getty Images)

The Detroit Kite festival is returning to Belle Isle.

for The third year Saturday July 14th. The free festival expected to have 3,000 attendees gather near the James Scott Memorial Fountain for kite flying.

While attendees can purchase, borrow, or bring their own kite, this year attendees of any age can drop in and build a kite for free at the Detroit Institute of Arts Make-a-Kite tent.

 

Additionally, there will be a handful of food, snack, and beverage vendors onsite all day long.

 

PHOTO BY JONATHAN WEIER