Roar on the River

July 14, 2017 – July 16, 2017 all-day
Elizabeth Park
Elizabeth Park
4250 Elizabeth Dr, Trenton, MI 48183

SAVE THE DATE! July 14-16 is the 67th Annual PNC Bank Roar on the River. This year’s races will feature new events but the same great food and fun. We are also happy to welcome back PNC Bank as our Title Partner for the 2017 boat races. We are grateful for their dedication to this event, as well as to the community.

NEW for 2017:
• Fireworks!!
Back by popular demand is a firework show. The show presented by JSP Dental will take place Saturday night, with the rain date being Friday. The show is sure to be a blast, so make sure to get a great spot to watch the view. Click the link below to check out more.

• Community Picnic
Presented by Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital is a community picnic. Join us for an old fashioned family picnic at on Saturday from 2-5. The picnic will include:
– Free food (up to 500 participants)
– Hotdog
– Healthy Snack
– Bottled Water
– Games (12 games, 3 age groups)
– Sack races
– Water Balloons
– Walk on the River – Family walk around the park, approximately 1 mile
– Ribbons & Prizes
– Arts & Crafts
– Great for sponsors, company picnics, and family reunions
For more information, click below.

• Rowing on the River
We have a new water event for 2017! Adding to the festivities of hydroplane racing and Jetski exhibitions, we now have a NEW community contest called “Rowing on the River.”

During the Friday night Taste of the Races event, area high school rowing teams will be on the Trenton channel at Elizabeth Park. Grosse Ile High School and Trenton High School rowing yeams will race short sprints starting at 6:00 pm til 8:00 pm Friday evening. It’s like ballet on the water!

Please join us for dinner AND to cheer your team on! AND stay for an evening of LIVE entertainment featuring Hines Drive Band and The Phoenix Theory. See below for more details.

• VIP Saturday Night Party
Saturday in the newly-remodeled and elegant banquet center, “The Chateau,” Rodgers Chevrolet will be sponsoring “The Taste on the Terrace at The Chateau”! Just prior to the fireworks in the air conditioned Chateau, up to 200 VIP guests can dine at the buffet, enjoy cocktails, and watch the fireworks front and center on the terrace. Fifty Amp Fuse and The Toppermost Beatles will be entertaining before and after the fireworks show. Tickets are only $25 each and are expected to sell out quickly. For more information, look on the website below.

• Live Entertainment!
Hines Drive Band – Friday, July 14th, 2017, at 6:00 pm
The Pheonix Theory – Friday, July 14th, 2017, 9:00 pm
Toppermost Beatles – Saturday, July 15th, 2017, 6:00 pm
Fifty Amp Fuse – Saturday, July 15th, 2017, 9:00 pm

For more information on the bands and other entertainment, click below.

Exciting weekend with what we do best!

• WORLD-CLASS BOAT RACING all weekend long!

• Friday Night Taste of the Races Party presented by Rodgers Chevrolet

• Typhoon Tommy Jet Ski Team

• Children’s Fun Fair

• Boy Scout pancake breakfast

• Vendors, food and FUN!

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