Boatnik is an annual festival held in Riverside Park in Grants Pass, Oregon over Memorial Day Weekend for more than 60 years. There is no admission to attend Boatnik and there are many activities and shows for all ages. There are additional activities available for purchase including the Davis Shows Carnival, concert, and Boatnik Brewfest.
Schedule of Events:
9:30am: Boatnik Parade Route 2020 Grants Pass 5K Freedom Run
10:00am - 12:00pm: Boatnik Parade
Theme - "To those that serve and protect our children"
KAJO/KLDR Radio Coverage 10am - 12pm
10:00am - 11:45pm: Davis Shows Carnival & Midway Booths
11:00am - 11:45pm: Boatnik Refreshment Garden
12:00pm - 9:00pm: BINGO
12:30pm-1:30pm: Drag Boat Exhibition - 1/4 mile course on the river starting at 7th St. Bridge - 2 runs per boat
1:00pm - 6:00pm: Boatnik Brewfest at Riverside Park Softball field
1:45pm - 3:45pm: Sprint Boats Exhibition - Buoy racing on the river Brought to you by the Sprint Boat Sponsors
2:00pm: Papa John's Pizza Eating Contest sponsored by Republic Services of Grants Pass
4:00pm - 5:00pm: Drag boat exhibition on the river brought to you by the Drag Boat sponsors
5:15pm - 6:30pm: Round 2 Jim Sigel Drive it Home Golf Shoot-out
7:00pm: Sponsorship appreciation party at Boys & Girls Club (by invitation only)