Memorial Day Weekend fast approaching. Before we know it the 53rd annual Boatnik here in Grants Pass will be in full swing beginning Thursday May 26th 2012 through Monday May 30th, 2012.
Starting Thursday beginning at 1pm the Davis Shows Family Carnival Day.
Friday festivities start at 12pm. For the whole family to enjoy is the Carnival rides in the park and when the parents get a little thirsty they can enjoy a refreshing beverage from the Refreshment Gardens where you can meet with your friends and watch the start of the Hydro Exhibition on the might Rogue River with a front row view. Their will be Bingo for you Bingo players out there. Golf goers Friday starts the Round #1 of the Jim Sigel Chevy Drive it Home Golf Shoot-Out. Baseball lovers The Men’s Fast Pitch Tournament begins about 6pm that night as well. We can not forget at dusk the Grants Pass Boatnik Fireworks Display. When the Firework display is done go home get some rest so you will be there bright and early for the parade on Saturday.
Starting Saturday is the annual Boatnik Parade. We all should plan on being there with our chair in hand, sunglasses ready to go and have some fun.
Boatnik Parade starts at 10:00 am
Grand Marshall – Tai Babilonia
“Families that Play Together, Stay Together!”
KAJO/KLDR Radio Coverage 10 am to 12 pm
After the Parade find a place to park and head over to Riverside Park and enjoy some vender food, carnival rides, On the River Drag Boats, Sprint Boats, Papa John’s Pizza Eating Contest, (pig out) and much more. Remember this is just the beginning. There is so much to enjoy on Saturday you will want to come enjoy the fun on Sunday as well.
Don’t for get Saturday night Monte Carlos Night – at the Taprock Event Center.
Sunday you can continue to watch at the Riverside Park the Men’s Fast Pitch Tournament, continue to enjoy Davis Shows Carnival & Midway Booths, there will be Bingo for all to enjoy. Drag Boats and the Sprint Boats and other boat activities will be in full swing. The Finals of Jim Sigel Chevy Drive it Home Golf Shoot-Out ,go top winner. Topping the night off with yet again another Riverside Park Fireworks Display. How much fun is this going to be, cause Sunday maybe ending, we still have Monday yeah Monday…. not a work day but a Fun Day at Boatnik.
This is the day thing are rapping up. There is so much to list for you to read through and decide what you want to do, this is why I have added this nice page for you to click too and choose for yourselves as families of what to do and enjoy at this years 2012 Boatnik Party.
Please Remember to “Have a fun save weekend for you and your family“.
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By: Vickie Crockett