Kite Flying in under loving blue sky along with your family and friends in Houston, there is a Hindu festival call "Uttarayan" or "Makar Sankranti" or "Kite Flying" festival celebrates and supporting by many Indian NGOs in Houston every year. Everyone is invited to this free festival, Not having Kite or string won't prevent you to enjoy this celebration as we offer cheap priced handmade Kites and Strings. They also offer delicious Indian/Gujarati lunch minimal donation. In addition to this kite festival, you will have chance to learn one of the effective asanas of Yoga is "Survya Namaskara". Do google to find benefits of Survya Namaskara. Also a great monk for India who spread his knowledge of Vedanta in United States long time ago name Shri Swami Vivekananda Birth Anniversary will also going to celebrate.
This festival celebrates in India on Jan 14 every year, it's public holiday on this festival in India, while in United States for batter convenient It's take place on previous or next week end of the 14th of Jan. There for this year it is scheduled on 18th of Jan 2015 at George Bush Park at 16756 Westheimer Park Way Houston TX 77082.
Festivals To Celebrate
- Kite Festival 2015
- Makar Sakranti 2015
- Uttarayan 2015
What else to Celebrate
Along with great kite festival, there is Birth Date of Swami Vivekanand, so also celebrating great saint Swami Vivekananda's Birth Anniversary
If you like to learn Yoga, you can have chance of learning Surya Namaskar Yagna at park from 11:45 AM.
Festival Sponsored By
- VHP of America - Houston
- Gujarati Samaj of Houston
- Hindus of Greater Housotn
- Ekal Vidhyalaya Founcation of America (SW)
When is Kite Festival in Houston
Every year Kite festival celebrate in Houston by above organizations. This year It's celebrate on January 18, 2015, Sunday at 10 AM - 3:30 PM
If there is weather bad weather conditions like Rain celebrating Uttarayan will be pospond on January 25 2015, Sunday at 10 AM - 3:30 PM
Address/Location of Makar Sakranti
16756 Westheimer Park Way Houston TX 77082
Map and Direction