This highly-anticipated summer festival will
return much of its programming including Family Night produced by
Operation Transformation, Boat Night, Fireworks, The Mcdonagh Amusement
Carnival, Live Music and other features. The festival’s unique feature
will remain the magnificent display of boats lined up in advance of the
2017 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race kick-off on Saturday, July 22nd,
and once again festival admission will be free to the general public.
This year’s highlights include local and national music from
many genres, The return of Advia Credit Union Taste of Port Huron, the
return of Family Night presented by Kroger, and the Kroger Imagination
Station, the return of the Ferris Wheel on Main Street, Family night
fireworks sponsored by Chemical Bank and Blue Water Convention and
Visitors Bureau the Lighted Boat Parade presented by McLaren Port Huron
and the pageantry of The Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race.
Official Blue Water Festival hours will be:Wednesday: The Rotary International Day Parade starts 6:30pm
Thursday (Family Night) 4:30pm-11:00pm with Fireworks at dusk
Friday (Boat Night) 4:30pm – 1:00am
Saturday 4:30pm – 11:00pm. 6th Annual Boat Parade starts at 9:30pm on Saturday.