Pacheco State Park's Twelfth Kite Day
Park: Pacheco SP
Between Gilroy and Los Banos: Experience the color and excitement of Kite Flying on Saturday, June 15th, 2013, and let's see how many kites we can fly up at Pacheco Pass. The Twelfth Annual Family Kite Day will be held at Pacheco State Park, in a big windy field. Watch the sky dance with clever and imaginative kites - an afternoon of fun is in the air!
Action is from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The only cost is the $5 state park Day Use Fee per Car.
There will be fun activities including a 'Make Your Own Kite Free' table and free face painting, as well as Pie Eating Contests and Bubble Gum Blowing Contests. Plus, there will be interesting tables to check out, including nature tables and a 'sun and wind' table, plus crafts for the kids. Families are encouraged to bring a kite, hats and/or sunscreen, drinking water, lawn chairs, and a picnic lunch. (There is no drinking water or food at Pacheco State Park.) Drop by anytime and join the fun.
Please note: it may be cool and windy or very hot - bring a range of clothing.
This special recreation event is sponsored by Pacheco State Park's Fatjo Corporation and California State Parks, and marks the occasion of Pacheco State Park’s Sixteenth Year Anniversary as a state park. To request auxiliary aids or services for people with disabilities, contact Ranger Betty Wong at (209) 826-6283 at least one week in advance. Or write to email@example.com with Subject = Kite Day. For more information call Becky at (209) 826-1197.
To reach Pacheco State Park, take Highway 152. The park is located 25 miles east of Gilroy and 22 miles west of Los Banos, at the top of historic Pacheco Pass. Turn south off of Highway 152 at the "San Luis Reservoir--Dinosaur Point" exit, and then turn right, going through the green Park gate, down the road to the picnic area of Pacheco State Park. (The physical address is 38787 Dinosaur Point Road, Hollister, 95023.)
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