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Cleveland, OH United States

June 2018

Blazing Paddles stand-up paddleboard race

June 23, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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Stand-up paddleboarding this year will be part of the Share the River Ramble. (Joshua Gunter, cleveland.com) The Blazing Paddles stand-up paddleboarding race is part of Share the River's second annual Share the River Ramble. The event includes a 6-mile race of elite paddlers, beginning at the Cleveland Rowing Foundation and heading up river. Afterward is an open 2-mile race. The 6-mile course includes sweeping views of downtown Cleveland, under 10 bridges, before reaching the race’s turnaround point, the location of…

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July 2018

Boat Parade of Lights

July 21, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
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Free

An old Cleveland tradition, Cleveland boat clubs will host their annual Parade of Lights on the Cuyahoga River. Boaters will decorate their boats with Christmas lights and gather in the West Basin of the Cleveland Harbor, near Whiskey Island. They will boat up the Cuyahoga River to Merwin's Wharf and back.   

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May 2019

Cuyahoga River Sweep

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Free

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 them know you plan on showing up to help. Gloves, bags and a signature frog art RiverSweep T-shirt designed by George Coghill will be handed…

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Crooked River Day

May 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Free

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 its tributaries and along the lakefront.     

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June 2019

Blazing Paddles race 2019

June 22
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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 10 bridges, before reaching the race’s turnaround point, the location of the infamous Cuyahoga River fire. An accompanying festival includes beer and music at Rivergate…

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Burning River Lighted Boat Parade

June 22 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Free

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.  There will be prizes for each of three vessel size classes (20-30 feet, 30-40 feet, and more than 40 feet). Judging will be based on uniqueness, attention to sub-theme, and overall presentation. Winners will be announced by VHF Radio at the end of Parade and notified by the email address provided. All vessels will be under…

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July 2019

2019 Boat Parade of Lights on the Cuyahoga River

July 27 @ 9:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Free

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 boats by individual boat clubs. Register here.

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