OPA World Championships
The information below is subject to change.
2023 Raceday Events
Sat, Nov 18 & Sun, Nov 19, 2023, 10 AM to 4 PM
Speed, Power and Excitement comes to Englewood, Florida! Watch thrilling offshore powerboat racing from Englewood Beach as boats gather points for the world championship races! This is the World Championships for OPA Racing (Offshore Powerboat Association) with 75+ boats running at speeds up to and over 150 miles per hour.
Saturday and Sunday, races start at approximately 10 AM, and the gate opens at 9 AM.
Race fans are encouraged to visit Waterfest Village on Englewood Beach during practice days on Friday and also all day on Saturday and Sunday.
2023 Waterfest Beach Oasis
Cantina & Food Court
Come for the Races and the Family Conservation Center and enjoy the food!
Directly on the beach under tents, local restaurants will offer their Seafood and regional cuisine including many of your local favorites. Waterfest will have special fare for the children as well. Throughout the Food Court we will also have all types of traditional festival foods like funnel cakes, snow cones, popcorn, pretzels, ice cream and other delicacies you will enjoy.
What would a festival be without adult beverages*? Waterfest will have beer, wine and mixed drinks this year throughout Waterfest Village. We will also be serving our signature specially priced, “Raceday cocktail” you don’t want to miss.
*MUST be 21 or older to order, or consume alcohol. Please be prepared to present a valid ID. No service without ID.
2023 Family Conservation Center
Expand your family’s marine life education and conservation efforts. Bring the whole family to The Family Conservation Center at Englewood Beach during the Englewood Beach Waterfest, Nov. 18 & 19, 2023.
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