Posts Tagged ‘cuyahoga river’

2019 Boat Parade of Lights on the Cuyahoga River

All boaters are welcome to participate in the ninth annual Whiskey Island Boat Club Parade of Lights on the Cuyahoga River.  The 2019 parade will begin a 9 p.m. in the west basin of the Cleveland Harbor at proceed up the river to Irishtown Bend and back.  Prizes will be awarded for the best decorated…

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Cuyahoga 50 Lighted Boat Parade

Decorate your boats and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the last Cuyahoga River fire with a boat parade from Whiskey Island to Merwin’s Wharf.  Boats decked out in Christmas lights will meet in the Cleveland Harbor near Whiskey Island at 8:30 p.m. and parade up the river at dusk.  Boats will turn around by Merwin’s…

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4 Miles 4 Water

Run, walk and raise money for Drink Local. Drink Tap in a four-mile race. The fun and interactive event includes water education stations, food, beer, cocktails, games for all ages, and unique entertainment.  This event, which now accounts for half Drink Local’s budget, expands the Cleveland-based Wavemaker Program in schools, helps host beach cleanup events…

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Blazing Paddles race 2019

The second annual Blazing Paddles stand-up paddleboarding race is part of Share the River’s Share the River Ramble. The event includes a 6-mile race of elite paddlers, beginning at the Cleveland Rowing Foundation and heading up the Cuyahoga River. Afterward is an open 2-mile race. The 6-mile course includes sweeping views of downtown Cleveland, under…

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Xtinguish Torchfest

Celebrate the Cuyahoga River’s revival with the Xtinguish Torch Fest: four days of events along 100 miles of water marking the 50th anniversary of the June 22, 1969, fire that sparked a national environmental movement. Check out all the events: Native American Water Blessing Headwaters Park, Geauga Park District 1 p.m. June 19 Ceremonial blessings and…

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Cuyahoga River Sweep

Join us for Northeast Ohio’s largest “done in a day” clean up of the Cuyahoga River Corridor! We clean up to help bring awareness to areas that will one day become a future trail and/or park.  There are 10 separate clean-up sites. Please e-mail the designated site manager contact listed on the website and let…

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Crooked River Day

Take a nature boat tour, clean up a stream or plant native trees to celebrate the Cuyahoga River.  River Day 2019 has a schedule events throughout the Cuyahoga Watershed, all day long, culminating in the River Night celebration. The annual event includes fun festivities, peaceful paddling, and lots to do along the river, up in…

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What life is like aboard a Great Lakes freighter

The crew lives on the ship, working six hours on and six hours off, seven days a week, for 60 days. So what’s it like aboard a laker? RocktheLake climbed aboard (literally, with a ladder) at the Port of Cleveland Bulk Terminal at Whiskey Island on Lake Erie to find out. We rode Interlake Steamship…

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