EVENT INFORMATION

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Friday, August, 02, 2019

  • 8:00 am fence delivery start set up of pits, VIP & Sponsor Tents, installation of parking stakes, ropes and signage
  • Noon crane arrival – removal of light standards and installation of docks
  • Rope off officials dock area, announcer, PA system, radio station
  • 7:00 pm – 7:00 am pit security


Saturday, August 03, 2019 

  • 6:00 Main entrance (Witmer Rd.) closed – VIP, officials, vendors only
  • 7:00 am pits open
  • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Car show Northern entrance of park
  • 9:00 am safety meeting in pits – Coast Guard, petrol boats, buoy crew, pit workers, dive team,
  • 9:45 am national anthem
  • Flag lap Vintage Skiffs
  • 10:00 am first heat
  • 5:00 pm end of racing – river open
  • Northern entrance restricted for fireworks and NT Emergency equipment only
  • 6:00-8:00 pm pit party pavilion for contestants, sponsors, officials and workers
  • 8:00 pm pit security / pits closed
  • 9:30 pm fireworks northern portion of park
  • Northern entrance closed for night and Sunday


Sunday, August 04, 2019

  • 6:30 am security at main gate – entrance closed VIP, Officials, and vendors
  • 9:45 pm National anthems sung by Valerie Sovie
  • Flag laps with vintage Skiffs – works of welcome by Mayor of NT
  • 10:15 am First heat
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm intermission -- Sky divers (4), Vintage GP and vintage skiffs
  • 5:00 pm river open 6:00 pm awards


There is a $10.00 parking fee which includes a free race program. 

A portion of all proceeds goes to Twin City Community Outreach.


VIP Admission passes are available to purchase at $75.00 per person. Passes include a covered premier, private viewing area with unlimited food and beverages including beer and wine. Discounted group pricing available.


There will be food trucks,  food vendors & craft vendors, and so much more!! Bring the family and make a weekend out of it!


If you have any questions or are interested in being a vendor, sponsor or volunteer please contact us at thunderontheniagara@gmail.com.


We look forward to seeing everyone there!!!



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