New Paltz Regatta will be held this Sunday

The crew of the whimsical Octopus’ Garden created a playful atmosphere with their bubble machine at the 2017 event (photo by Lauren Thomas)

The New Paltz Regatta will be held this Sunday, June 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Regatta will kick off with live music by Ratboy, Jr. and Yard Sale on the lawn of The Clemson Brothers Brewery at The Gilded Otter at 11 a.m. The parade of boats will form at New Paltz Village Hall at noon with the pageantry moving down Plattekill Avenue, turning left onto Main Street and ending up at the Sojourner Truth Park boat launch on Plains Road for the launch into the Wallkill River.

Prize categories this year are: Best in Show, Most Creative, Most Theatrical, the Green Award, Funniest, Fastest and Most Likely to Sink.


For more details, check out this year’s preview, written back in May before the event was rescheduled:

New Paltz Regatta returns

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