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PINS cancels popular ‘Kite Day Festival’ due to previous shutdown

Posted at 5:41 AM, Jan 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-31 13:12:06-05

The Padre Island National Seashore has canceled its popular “Kite Day” due to the previous government shutdown.

In a post to the PINS Facebook page, officials say there is not enough time to adequately plan and prepare for the festival.

Officials also worry about another potential lapse in funding on Feb. 15.

PINS hopes to resume their Kite Day Festival in 2020.

We are very sad to have to announce that Kite Day 2019 is cancelled. Due to the government shutdown, we simply do not…

Posted by Padre Island National Seashore on Wednesday, January 30, 2019