Redondo Pier packed for 39th Annual Festival of the Kite [PHOTOS]

A boy keeps an eye on his kite at the Redondo Kite Festival on Sunday. Photo

A boy keeps an eye on his kite at the Redondo Beach 39th Annual Festival of the Kite on Sunday. Photo

People packed the Redondo Beach Pier on Sunday for the 39th Annual Festival of the Kite, a celebration of kites, yo-yos, jiu-jitsu, and the fine summery weather.

Hosted by the Redondo Pier Association, the festival attracted hundreds of kite enthusiasts, whose kites filled the seamless blue sky with color.

The festival also featured dance performances by local companies, a Hot Dog on a Stick eating contest, and the 9th annual yo-yo competition.

The Redondo Pier was packed on Sunday for the 39th Annual Festival of the Kite. Photo

The Redondo Pier was packed on Sunday for the 39th Annual Festival of the Kite. Photo

Buzz Lightyear takes to the skies at the 39th Annual Festival of the Kite. Photo

Buzz Lightyear takes to the skies at the 39th Annual Festival of the Kite. Photo by Rachel Reeve

The 39th Annual Festival of the Kite attracted hundreds of kite fliers and spectators. Photo

The 39th Annual Festival of the Kite attracted hundreds of kite fliers and spectators. Photo

People packed the beach for the 39th Annual Festival of the Kite. Photo

People packed the beach for the 39th Annual Festival of the Kite. Photo

A boy gets flying lessons at the 39th Annual Festival of the Kite in Redondo Beach. Photo

A boy gets flying lessons at the 39th Annual Festival of the Kite in Redondo Beach. Photo

People keeping an eye on their kites at the 39th Annual Festival of the Kite in Redondo Beach. Photo

People keeping an eye on their kites at the 39th Annual Festival of the Kite in Redondo Beach. Photo

The sky was filled with color on Sunday afternoon. Photo

The sky was filled with color on Sunday afternoon. Photo

A woman launches her kite on Sunday afternoon. Photo

A woman launches her kite on Sunday afternoon. Photo

A yo-yo master takes the stage to compete at the 39th Annual Festival of the Kite, which also included jiu-jitsu and yo-yo competitions. Photo

A yo-yo enthusiast takes the stage to compete at the 39th Annual Festival of the Kite, which also included jiu-jitsu and yo-yo competitions. Photo

A yo-yo specialist takes the stage to compete at the 39th Annual Festival of the Kite, which also included jiu-jitsu and yo-yo competitions. Photo

A yo-yo enthusiast shows off his tricks. Photo

The weather was perfect for the 39th Annual Festival of the Kite in Redondo Beach on Sunday. Photo

The weather was perfect for the 39th Annual Festival of the Kite in Redondo Beach on Sunday. Photo

Written by: Easy Reader Staff

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