The Race is On for 2023!

Sunday, July 30, 2023 at 1:00 p.m.

Dubuque Marina and Yardarm

1201 Shiras Ave. Ext., Dubuque, Iowa

Come 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 by Florida Yard Dog Charlie 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 the HEART program.