march, 2020

14mar9:00 am4:00 pmFeaturedPOSTPONED: Fest of TailsKite Festival & Dog Fair9:00 am - 4:00 pm McAllister Park, 13102 Jones Maltsberger Rd

Event Details

The San Antonio Parks Foundation Presents
The San Antonio Parks Foundation has decided to postpone the event this weekend, due to public health concerns. We will follow up with any updates about a potential new date.
Thank you for your understanding! 

Come out and celebrate the arrival of spring with family fun in the park at the 14th Annual Fest of Tails!

Fest of Tails is a free family-friendly kite festival and dog fair set for Saturday, March 14th, 2020 from 9 am – 4 pm at McAllister Park.

This event welcomes kite and dog enthusiasts from near and far! A sky full of kites, along with dogs of all sizes and breeds, fill this day of free community fun! All guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair to watch the spectacular sky views and meet new furry friends.

Fest of Tails has events and activities for the entire family.
McAllister Park is a beautiful scene filled with live entertainment, various food options, carnival rides and games, a variety of vendors, and an exclusive kite vendor! Mobile Fit and the Literacy Caravan will also be on site! For all dog enthusiasts, pet products, treats, and clothing will be available for purchase. Information on pet registration, vaccinations, rescues, and more, will also be available through various participating animal welfare organizations and businesses. Also, being held on site: pet adoptions with cute puppies looking for their forever home and dog agility demonstrations.

To kick off the event, the City of San Antonio’s Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting their annual Tree Adoption, where attendees can receive a FREE tree to take home and plant!

This year’s Fest of Tails also welcomes back Go Big or Go Home’s GIANT KITE exhibition, as well as the fan favorite, Pooch Parade and Costume Contest! (Additional contest information can be found on our website below)

New this year to Fest of Tails weekend is a Star Party hosted by SALSA (San Antonio League of Sidewalk Astronomers) on Friday, March 13th at dusk. (Weather Permitting)

As always, Fest of Tails is 100% FREE to the public! We encourage families to bring the kids & the pups and come enjoy a day of family fun in the park!

The San Antonio Parks Foundation would like to thank all official sponsors of Fest of Tails:

Firstmark Credit Union, H-E-B, Sinclair Broadcasting, Texas Public Radio, Camp Bow Wow, VCA Animal Hospitals, American Kitefliers Association, Starglow Energy, and the City of San Antonio’s Parks and Recreation Department!

The event is free, all-ages, and open to the public.


(Saturday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


McAllister Park

13102 Jones Maltsberger Rd