Kites on the Green

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Join us for the tenth annual Kites on the Green festival at Johnston Commons on May 6, 2023. This family-fun event will be held in the green space near the Johnston Public Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors can enjoy giant show kite displays, kite fighting, free kite building, bol racing, live music, an inflatable obstacle course, learn about stormwater best management practices, sidewalk chalk and more.

When: Saturday, May 6, 2023
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Johnston Commons Park, 6700 Merle Hay Road

Interested in sponsorship: Contact Janet Wilwerding, Communications Manager at (515) 727-7781 or email

Kites on the Green_Sponsorship for 2023

PRESENTING SPONSOR ($4,000+)

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PLATNUM SPONSORS ($2,000 - $4,000)

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GOLD SPONSORS ($1,000 - $1,999)

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SILVER SPONSORS ($250 - $999)

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Interested in sponsorship: Contact Janet Wilwerding, Communications Manager at (515) 727-7781 or email

Presenting Sponsor ($4,000 and above - only one available) 

  • Company name and logo added to all marketing and promotional materials as the Presenting Sponsor
  • Company logo or mascot added to kite kits 
  • Company name and logo on event merchandise
  • Company name and logo on event banners
  • Company name and website promoted on Kites on the Green Festival event page
  • Printed event posters with the company logo as Presenting Sponsor delivered to display in the business or organization
  • Company is allowed to set up a display during the Kites on the Green Festival
  • Company can display banner flags during the Kites on the Green Festival 
  • Company can add merchandise of flyers to the Kite kits
  • Company recognition during the event

Platinum Sponsor ($2,000 - $4,000)

  • Company name and logo added to all marketing and promotional materials 
  • Company name and logo on event merchandise
  • Company name and logo on event banners
  • Company logo and website promoted on Kites on the Green Festival event page
  • Printed event posters for the business or organization to display
  • Company is allowed to set up a display during the Kites on the Green Festival
  • Company can display banner flags during the Kites on the Green Festival 

Gold Sponsor ($1,000-$1,999)

  • Company name and logo added to all marketing and promotional materials 
  • Company name and logo on event merchandise
  • Company name and logo on event banners
  • Company name and website promoted on Kites on the Green Festival event page
  • Printed event posters for the business or organization to display

Silver Sponsor ($250-$999)

  • Company name listed on event banners
  • Company name listed on Kites on the Green Festival event page
  • Printed event posters for the business or organization to display

Supporting Sponsor (up to $249)

  •  Company name listed on Kites on the Green Festival event page
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If you are looking for more volunteering opportunities, look no further than our annual Kites on the Green event on Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are multiple shifts available throughout the day to accommodate busy schedules. You will be able to experience this event and help out your community. To learn more and sign up, visit www.cityofjohnston.com/KOTGvolunteer.

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The video below is a recap of the 2022 Kites on the Green event.