Kites filling the sky at the annual Kite Festival. Photo by John Martell

See hundreds of kites against thestriking Rockport sky at the coastal city’s annual Kite Festival, hosted by the Rockport Center for the Arts. This free family event offers a great way to spend couple of days outside with the family, with kite-building projects for kids to work on all weekend long. See mesmerizing professional kite performances, kiteboarding—an action sport involving elements of windsurfing, paragliding, wakeboarding, and more—food vendors, and more. 

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