ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa (KCAU) — An annual tradition is in full swing on the Iowa Great Lakes this weekend. The 41st Okoboji Winter Games are being celebrated and although COVID-19 has caused some adjustments to the schedule, a majority of the events are still taking place outdoors.
“Its colorful, its big, it’s awesome!” said the Smit Family, Okoboji Winter Games attendees.
This is the Smits’ first time at the Okoboji Kite Festival. They shared which kit is their favorite.
“The whale or the big squid because they are just so big,” said the Smit Family.
“You can see them from the road, you can see them from the parking lot, you can see them from the ice you can really pick and choose whatever you want to do there’s a lot of outdoor opportunities here in the Iowa Great Lakes,” said Kiley Zankowski with the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of…