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2024 Gathering of the Kyles

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Updated May 16, 2024 at 01:42PM EDT by Zach.

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Overview

The 2024 Gathering of the Kyles refers to an upcoming event in the city of Kyle, Texas, trying to break the Guinness World Record for the largest same-name gathering. The event is scheduled to take place on May 18th, 2024, at the Kyle Fair A Tex-Travaganza at Lake Kyle Park. The Kyle gathering also sparked jokes and memes on Twitter / X and Reddit in the days surrounding it.

History

The official website[1] of the city of Kyle, Texas, announced the "2024 Gathering of the Kyles," which aims to break the Guinness World Record for the largest same-name, first-name-only gathering at the Kyle Fair A Tex-Travaganza on Saturday, May 18th, 2024, at Lake Kyle Park (seen below).


Heed the call to the Gathering of the Kyles GUINNESS RECORDS WORLD May 18 1 PM at the Kyle OFFICIAL FAIR ATTEMPT A TEX-TRAVAGANZA

Online Presence

Leading up to the event, the official City of Kyle Twitter / X[4] account (@CityofKyleTX) made numerous posts promoting the event attempting to drum up interest and awareness, such as a video promoting the effort to break the record on March 28th, 2024 (shown below).


The event became a trending topic on X in May 2024, as the media and various users began discussing it. For example, @dexerto[2] posted about the gathering of Kyles on May 14th, which amassed over 7 million views and 121,000 likes in two days (seen below, left).

The event was also discussed on Reddit[3] by Redditor EbbOverall, who added a picture of the city of Kyle and the headline caption "Too bad Kyle will never leave the house." The post (seen below, right) received roughly 100 upvotes and 15 comments since posted on May 9th, 2024.


Dexerto @Dexerto Follow X This weekend, the largest gathering of people named Kyle will take place in the city of Kyle, Texas To break the record, they need 2,326 Kyles or more KYLE 9:03 PM May 14, 2024 P KYLE 1/4 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW CITY OF KYLE, TEXAS IS LOOKING TO BREAK THE WORLD RECORD FOR LARGEST GATHERING OF PEOPLE NAMED KYLE

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External References

[1] City of Kyle – 2024 Gathering of the Kyles

[2] X – Dexerto

[3] Reddit – EbbOverall

[4] X – CityofKyleTX

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