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MARBLE FALLS — The boats are tuned up and you can tune in to KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune for live broadcasts from the 22nd annual Marble Falls LakeFest on Aug. 9-11.

We welcome you to join us for the thrills and chills that go along with the roar of the drag-boat races!

Marble Falls LakeFest
Devon Jackson (left) Bry Schilling, Rayvn Ross Ashish Patel and Zach Statler (back) sit on the shaded grass at Lakeside Park during the Test and Tune on Aug. 9 for the Marble Falls LakeFest. Staff photo by Jared Fields

KBEY’s Ed Chandler will be in the open pit area at Johnson Park, 230 Ave. J South, on Aug. 9 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The fan-favorite Show and Shine — inviting you to see the racers and drag boats up close — and a concert by Texas KGB kick off at 7 p.m. Both are free events.

On Aug. 10, on-air personalities Kay Baker and Ben Shields, will broadcast from the KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune tent in Lakeside Park on Buena Vista Drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during qualifying races down “the liquid quarter-mile” on Lake Marble Falls. Gates open at 7 a.m., and racing starts at 8 a.m. Tickets for qualifying races are $20 for ages 13 and older and $5 for ages 6-12. Another free concert with Allen Ray and the Southern Comfort Band is 8 p.m. Aug. 10 at Johnson Park.

The finals are Aug. 11 with gates opening at 7 a.m. and racing beginning at 8 a.m. Tickets are $20 for ages 13 and older and $5 for ages 6-12.

Three-day passes are $40 for ages 13 and older and $15 for ages 6-12.

Go to to listen live on the Web or 103.9 FM for schedules, contests and more. For LakeFest activities or ticket information, go to