P.O. Box 1411 Englewood FL 34295              941.474.8700                  info@englewoodpioneerdays.com
Englewood Pioneer Days

​61st Annual


Welcome the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 87 as the new host of the race! The Coast Guard has participated as our Safety booth and this year volunteered to organize the event!


They are suppose to float

and complete the race course on Lemon Bay.


Participants range from kids to local businesses, 

building the best sea worthy vessel from ordinary cardboard. 


The event kicks off early Saturday morning with our newly elected Mayor for a Day 

and the national anthem.


Warning! Large pieces of heavy duty cardboard becomes an endangered species in the months preceding the race!

There will be 2 build a boat workshop date, time and location will be annouced soon.


It's free for everyone to watch and for kids under 10,

a small enter fee for those over 10 years old and  for businesses. Wear your company t-shirt and show some pride!


Get your team together, build your boat  and let's RACE!


It gets underway at 9am at Indian Mound Park,

see you there!


Cardboard Boat Race

Sept 2, 2017