The Race is Set for 2024!

Sunday, July 28, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

Dubuque Marina and Yardarm

1201 Shiras Ave. Ext., Dubuque, Iowa

Watch people show off their creative designs of cardboard boats then see if they will sink or float! The day will be filled with boat races, prizes, food, drinks, and entertainment. Come watch and be WOW’ed or be entertained as some sink!

  • Free, family-friendly event
  • Racing from 1:00-4:00 pm
  • Enjoy live entertainment from 3:00-6:00 p.m
  • Purchase 50/50 raffle tickets at the race: $5 for 1 ticket or $20 for 5 tickets

If you are interested in building a cardboard boat, click here for more information and registration!

All proceeds from the Great Cardboard Boat Race benefit Four Mounds Foundation and HEART Partnership.