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Kites and Castles July 30, 2022

Kites and Castles – Lake McConaughy’s longest-running event – is held annually on the last Saturday in July.

Register your team here to build a sand sculpture on the beautiful white sand beaches surrounding Nebraska’s largest lake!

Event Location: Martin Bay – look for the signs!
11:00 a.m. – Registration at the Martin Bay parking lot
NOON – Sculpting begins
4:00 p.m. – Judging begins
5:00 p.m. – Awards Presentation

Sculptors compete in 4 classes:
Kids (8 and under)
Young Adults (9-16)
Open Class
Family (All related)

Bring the family to view the incredible creations once the contest is over. Kayakers can tour the sculptures from the water at Kayak the Castles.

​Call the Keith County Chamber of Commerce at 308-284-4066 for more information.  

This is a FREE event, but you will need a NE Game and Parks vehicle permit to access the beaches.

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