Powerboat Festival releases full weekend schedule

Three-days of waterfront fun and excitement begin Friday, August 12

Organizers of this year’s edition of the Sarnia/Port Huron international Powerboat Festival, which begins Friday, August 12 and runs through Sunday, August 14, have released the full schedule.

Friday, August 12th

4:00 pm – 8:00 pm       Boat Displays (Incl. Miss Supertest)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm       Sponsor “Get Launched” Party
8:00 pm – 1:00 am       Ticketed Concert: Monster Truck plus special guests The Down River Band

Saturday, August 13th

11:00 am – 3:00 pm     Kid’s Zone – Painting Workshop with Sarnia artist Gary Nixon
11:00 am – 6:00 pm     Kid’s Zone – Inflatables
11:00 am – 6:00 pm     Craft/Art/Food Vendors
11:00 am – 6:00 pm     Kid’s Zone – Face Painting with The Painted Cat
11:00 am – 6:00 pm     Boat Displays (Incl. Miss Supertest)
11:00 am – 6:00 pm     Wakeboard Demonstrations + Winch Jam
11:00 am – 6:00 pm     Street Performers and Buskers
11:00 am – 7:00 pm     Beverage Tents along the waterfront
11:00 am – 5:00 pm     Kid’s Zone – Lambton County Library – crafts, bubble making, button making
12:00 pm – 1:00pm     Kid’s Zone – The Stilt Guys: Interactive Workshop
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm     Powerboat Time Trials
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm     Kid’s Zone – Home Depot Presents: Building Angry Birdhouses
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm     Battle of the Bands – Featuring Dressed To Kill and Pistols @ Noon
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm     Kid’s Zone – Balloon Sculptors
8:00 pm – 1:00 am     Ticketed Concert: I Mother Earth with Edwin plus special guests Silver Stone Satellite

Sunday, August 14th

11:00 am – 3:00 pm     Kid’s Zone – Painting Workshop with Sarnia artist Gary Nixon
11:00 am – 6:00 pm     Kid’s Zone – Inflatables
11:00 am – 6:00 pm     Wakeboard Demonstrations + Winch Jam
11:00 am – 6:00 pm     Craft/Art/Food Vendors
11:00 am – 6:00 pm     Boat Displays (Incl. Miss Supertest)
11:00 am – 6:00 pm     Street Performers and Buskers
11:00 am – 6:00 pm     Beverage Tents along the waterfront
11:00 am – 6:00 pm     Kid’s Zone – Face Painting with The Painted Cat
11:00 am – 5:00 pm     Kid’s Zone – Lambton County Library – crafts, bubble making, button making
12:00 pm – 5:30 pm     Main Event: OPA Powerboat Races with 32 different boats in several heats
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm     Kid’s Zone – The Stilt Guys: Interactive Workshop
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm     Kid’s Zone – Balloon Sculptors

NOTE: Race heats and timing depend on number of last minute boat entries, ship traffic, and weather conditions.

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