Participants in this year’s Cardboard Boat Races will also have the chance to be in the Bicentennial parade.
The Cardboard Boat Races start at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 22 at the Hannibal Aquatic Center. The Bicentennial parade, with the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales, begins at 11 a.m. Hannibal Parks & Recreation will have a float for the cardboard boat racers in the parade.
Registration deadline is Friday, June 14 for the Cardboard Boat Races.
Boat check-in is at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 22. Each boat must have two passengers, ages 6-16. Rules are on the hannibalparks.org website and available at the HPR office, 320 Broadway. The entire boat and oars must be made of cardboard.