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Saturday June 28
Aqua Plumbing & Air Grand Prix Golf ClassicClick for event photos

Laurel Oak Country Club (East & West Course)
Registration 7 a.m. / Shotgun Start 8 a.m.
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Foursome & Hole Sponsorship - $650
Foursome Only - $500 / Individual Entries - $130
Hole Sponsorship Only $150
Scramble Format - Includes Lunch and Award Presentations

Sunday June 29
Car Show
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Lakewood Ranch Main Street
10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
50/50 - Dash Plaques - Prizes
$15 Entry In Advance / $20 Day of Show - For Info: collectorcarstv@verizon.net
Registration Form For Exhibitors

Boat & Personal Watercraft "Fun Run" On Sarasota BayClick for event photos

Come on out for a great day of boating and fun to support the Suncoast Powerboat Grand Prix and Suncoast Charities for Children. All types of power boats and personal watercraft are welcome.
Registration 9AM - 11AM at Marina Jack - $10 PP
Food & Drink Specials
Prizes - 50/50 Raffle
All Boats Must Check In By 3PM
Prizes - 50/50 Raffle & Great Fun!
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Tuesday July 1
"A Nautical Night Of Giving" FundraiserClick for event photos

Sarasota Yacht Club
6 pm until 10 pm
$130 pp (plus fees) - Cocktail Casual Attire (No Jeans or Shorts)

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Food Stations - Open Bar - Valet Parking - Select Auction Items
Live Entertainment: Lounge Cat
Style Show By: Swim City / Swim Mart

Wednesday July 2
"The Friendliest Catch" Outing for the Physically & Mentally ChallengedClick for event photos

Sarasota Outboard Club
1604 Ken Thompson Pkwy City Island, Sarasota
9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. *(By Invitation Only)


"Fleming's Fan Fest" With Local Race TeamsClick for event photos

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Free Admission - From 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Offering "5-6-7" Happy Hour Menu / Cash Bar
Live Entertainment By: Joey Lavallee and The Groove Hounds

Texas Hold'em Poker TournamentClick for event photos

One-Eyed Jacks Poker Room at the Sarasota Kennel Club
$75 Buy In Re-Entry Is Allowed
6 p.m. Registration - 7 p.m. Tournament
200 Maximum Player Field - $2,000 First Place Based Upon Sold Out Field
Charity Gets Half The Buy In
Pre-Purchase Buys A Seat And Includes 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Cocktail Reception/Buffet
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Thursday July 3
Festival Parade of BoatsClick for event photos

Main Street in Downtown Sarasota (Begins at U.S. 301  to Gulfstream Avenue)
Start Time: 7 p.m.



Portions of Main Street will be closed for the Parade and Block Party on Thursday, July 3, beginning at Noon. US Hwy 301 (North Washington Blvd.) will be closed between Ringling Blvd. and Fruitville Rd. at approximately 5 p.m.
Full list of Sarasota streets to be closed:
East Ave.- Main to Fruitville 2pm-9pm
Wallace Ave.- Main to Fruitville 2pm-9pm
Main St.- School Ave. to US301 4pm-9pm
Main St.- US301 to Orange Ave. 6pm-9pm
Main St.- Orange Ave. to Central Ave. 6pm-Midnight
Main St.- Pineapple Ave. to Gulfstream Av.e 6pm-9pm
Lemon Ave.- First to State St. 1pm-Midnight

"Boats By The Bay" Downtown Block Party

(Between Orange & Pineapple Avenues. Lemon Avenue between First St . & State St .)
5 p.m. - Midnight
Vendors - Food - Race Boats on Display After The Parade!
Live Entertainment:
5 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Nothing But Trouble (Parade begins at 7 p.m.)
8:30 p.m. until 11 p.m. - The Billy Rice Band

Friday July 4
Bayfront Fireworks Spectacular!!!Click for event photos

Sarasota Bayfront Park
Begins at Dusk - approx. 9 p.m.

Best viewing along the Sarasota Bayfront near Island Park

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Saturday July 5
Powerboats By The BayClick for event photos

Centennial Park - 10th St. / U.S. 41
11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Free Admission - No coolers or pets allowed
See Powerboats on display.  Enjoy great food, vendors, and live entertainment!!

Live Music: 12:30 pm until 2:30 pm - Gumbo Boogie Band
Bikini Contest - 3 pm - 4:30 pm (DJ Music Provided By Troy Wise)
Live Music: 5 pm until 7 pm - AJ and the Automatics

 Motorcycle Freedom Ride

"Finz Finds Freedom Ride to Patriot Plaza"
$10 Per Person
Registration: 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at either Manatee River Harley - Davidson or Rossiter's Harley - Davidson
Last Bike Out 11:30 a.m. / Last Bike In 2:00 p.m. At Powerboats By The Bay
Don't Miss Born To Ride's Custom Bike Show At Powerboats By The Bay
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"Miss Powerboat Grand Prix" Bikini ContestClick for event photos

Located on stage at Powerboats By The Bay
Centennial Park - 10th St. / U.S. 41
Judging at 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cash Prizes - $1,000 • $500 • $250 • $100
To Register / Info: offshorebikinicontest@gmail.com
Download the contest entry form.


"Meet & Greet Who's In The Drivers Seat" Click for event photos

Hyatt Regency Sarasota • Ballroom
10:30 a.m. until Noon.

$5 Adults - Children 12 and Under Free
Participating race teams will be signing autographs and providing giveaway items to guests.

Sunday July 6
Annual Suncoast Powerboat Grand Prix Boat RaceClick for event photos

Lido Beach (Between New Pass and Big Pass)
2 Heats at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Please remember: No glass containers or pets are allowed on Lido Beach
Live “Flag to Flag” Coverage on



VIP Race Viewing On Lido Beach - Includes VIP Race Day Parking
Get your tickets to the VIP Race Viewing - $75 per person (plus fees)

Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance by June 30.
Enjoy the Grand Prix Race as a VIP under a tented area located directly across from the Start / Finish line of the race on Lido Beach . Tables, chairs and a designated beach access area along the shoreline will be provided as well as a parking pass for the day. Each guest will receive a meal ticket for a choice of (1) entree, side & beverage of choice provided by Lido Beach Concession. No coolers are allowed inside the tented area which will be open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
** You must show the parking lot attendant your ticket to receive a parking pass to be placed on your dashboard in plain sight to be able to park in the designated area.

All ticket sales benefit Suncoast Charities for Children.

*Please Note - Pets and glass containers are not allowed on Lido Beach.
Please try to car pool on race day. See the Directions page for a map of the approx. race course location.
Take the #18 SCAT bus (Longboat Key Trolley) from 1st & Lemon downtown Sarasota to St. Armands and a short walk to the beach. (See the SCAT page for fare info.) The #4 Lido Key bus doesn't run on Sunday.

Race Awards CelebrationClick for event photos

Hyatt Regency Sarasota Ballroom
Awards ceremony scheduled to begin at 5 p.m.
Celebrate With Winning Teams - Free Admission - Cash Bar



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