The Kites Over Vista 10th Exhibition Anniversary recently celebrated at the AVO Playhouse in Downtown Vista. The event presented snacks, refreshments, and a slideshow showcasing all the selected kites/sculptures since 2008. Approximately 100 guests were in attendance, including current and past artists, City Public Works staff, Council members (Councilwoman Rigby, Councilman Green), Mayor Judy Ritter, Public Arts Commissioners (current and past), among others.

Later in the evening, a walking tour of the kites in the immediate downtown area was conducted. Locations of the pieces include Wave Waterpark, Vista Village Drive, Shadowridge Park, Brengle Terrace Park, Vista Library, and more. To learn more about Vista’s public art program visit