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Marble Falls Soapbox Classic, June 19 – 21, 2015

The drag boats that skim the surface of Lake Marble Falls each August during Lakefest may have brought nationwide fame to the Burnet County community, but if cheering for road warriors who navigate a path to victory in non-motorized transportation is more your speed check out the racers who will fly toward the finish line […]

Walkway of Lights in Marble Falls Open Through Jan. 1

More than two million lights are making the season bright for visitors in Marble Falls as they take a self-guided stroll through Burnet County’s winter wonderland, which welcomes a throng 45,000 strong each year. An annual attraction since 1991, the Walkway of Lights includes a lighted pole tree which branches out in more than 17,000 […]

Marble Falls LakeFest, August 8 – 10, 2014

If you are looking for an acceleration of excitement during these lazy, hazy crazy days of summer, head to Marble Falls to watch as drag boats skim across the surface of Lake Marble Falls in an annual veneration of velocity that’s become one of the largest drag boat races in the nation. Activities On Friday […]

Marble Falls Soapbox Classic, June 13 – 15, 2014

Marble Falls may be the home of one of the largest drag boat races in the nation, but if watching non-motorized modes of transportation fly toward the finish line is more your speed head to the Burnet County community in mid-June for the city’s 5th annual soapbox classic. Activities Check out the hand-made modes of […]

Marble Falls LakeFest, August 9 – 11, 2013

Speeding past as fast as the summer season, over 100 drag boats will skim the surface of the waters along Lake Marble Falls during the 22nd edition of the city’s annual veneration of velocity. After a Test and Tune, the Show and Shine event in Johnson Park will accelerate the excitement of opening day as […]

Marble Falls Adult Soap Box Classic, June 14 – 16, 2013

Marble Falls may be known for hosting one of the nation’s largest drag boat races near summer’s end, but as the sweltering season starts it’s an annual ode to non-motorized transportation that gets racing fans revved up. Activities For three days in June fans of anything on four wheels can watch the people-propelled power of […]

Marble Falls LakeFest, August 10 – 12, 2012

Just as summer is speeding by, so will the drag boats that will skim the surface of the waters at Johnson Park during the 21st annual Marble Falls LakeFest. Accelerating the excitement on opening day, the free Show & Shine event gives racing enthusiasts the chance to check out the boats and meet the brave […]

Marble Falls Adult Soapbox Classic, June 15 – 17, 2012

Fans of anything on four wheels can make a pit stop in historic downtown Marble Falls this June to cheer for the racers who will fly towards the finish line at the third annual Adult Soapbox Classic. Turning a sport once meant for small fries into a game for grown-ups, helmet-wearing road warriors will compete […]

Soapbox Classic, Marble Falls, TX, June 17-19, 2011

Ladies and Gentlemen, start your…er, feet! The Hill Country town of Marble Falls announces the second annual adults’ Soapbox Classic, a three-day celebration highlighted by the Soapbox Classic races through the downtown area. Derby cars are owner-built and propelled only by pushers at the beginning of each race. Racers can compete in two race divisions. […]

Marble Falls LakeFest, Aug. 13-15, 2010

As summer begins to wind down festivals may be few and far between due to sweltering Texas temperatures, but you can keep cool along the banks of Lake Marble Falls in August and watch the blistering speed of water-skimming drag boat races. The kickoff Test & Tune will accelerate the action for sports enthusiasts, and […]

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