Englewood is set to take center stage in a celebration of our unique water resources and exceptional water based recreational opportunities. Englewood centric with a regional and national audience we have set out to showcase Englewood at its finest. So plan on joining us. As a volunteer, a sponsor, or a spectator. All are welcome. We have an exciting lineup planned with more events being added daily.

They include:

Speed Boat RaceOPA/APBA Offshore World Championship

November 18 to 19, 2017

On Saturday November 18th and Sunday, November 19th, multiple classes of Offshore Race Boats will take to the race course off Englewood Beach in Englewood. Hear the roar of massive horsepower converted to pure speed on the water by world-class throttle men and drivers with exciting hull-to-hull racing at speeds exceeding 200 mph. The World Championship brings out the best of the best to compete for the coveted title of World Champion!

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Block Party

Friday, November 17

November 17th Dearborn Street will be the site of something amazing! With Racefest kicking off that day, and Dearborn Street lined with race boats you can’t help but get excited. The superboats will line up at 5:00 PM, and the crews welcome your questions, along with signing autographs. In the park there will be music, food, drinks along with vendors. Everyone is welcome to this free event to help kick off Racefest.


November 10 to 12

If you were fortunate enough to participate in Paddlefest last year, you will definitely want to attend again. This year the event will be held at Englewood Beach. Ample parking and a wonderful setting will be sure to make this year’s Paddlefest one of Florida’s premier paddling events.

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