Walleye Festival Lighted Boat Parade applications available

The second annual Civilian Marksmanship Program Lighted Boat Parade at the Walleye Festival is scheduled for Friday, May 24, at 9:30 p.m.  A rain date is scheduled for Sunday, May 26, at 9:30pm.  Applications are available now at the Main Street Port Clinton office.

Boats will be assembling on the Portage River, traveling under the Lift Bridge, past Waterworks Park and the Walleye Festival to Lake Erie and then returning to the Portage River.

Nicole DeFreitas with DeFreitas Events & Travel, Chair of the CMP Lighted Boat Parade, says, “We are lucky to have the Walleye Festival along the shores of beautiful Lake Erie and the Portage River. The Civilian Marksmanship Program Lighted Boat Parade showcases our waterfront to the entire community and region. The CMP Lighted Boat Parade is a wonderful addition for our 33rd anniversary of the Walleye Festival”.

The CMP Lighted Boat Parade applications are available at the Main Street office located at 110 Madison Street, or on the  website at or by calling 419-734-5503.

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