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Inland Seas Classic Boat Show & Great Lake Celebration

Time: July 26, 2014 from 11am to 5pm
Location: Inland Seas Suttons Bay
Street: 100 Dame Street
City/Town: Suttons Bay, MI 49682
Website or Map:…
Phone: 231-271-3077
Event Type: festival, boat, show, kids
Organized By: Inland Seas Education Association
Latest Activity: Jul 26

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Event Description

The 2014 Inland Seas Classic Boat Show and Great Lakes Celebration will be held on Sat. July 26, 2014, from 11 AM to 5 PM. This year's event will focus on the Great Lakes as a whole, and will bring together all of ISEA's past and present supporters.  Join us for family fun all day! 

"We are pleased to bring the Classic Boat Show back to Suttons Bay," said ISEA's Founder Tom Kelly. "This event will bring together a diverse group of sailboats, motorboats, canoes, kayaks, rowboats and prams and will give the public a chance to meet the owners and see these boats up close." 

2014 Family Fun Activities Include: (all activities are free unless noted)

  • Food and Moomers Ice Cream (to purchase)
  • Live Music
  • Kids Carnival Games
  • Kids Fishing area (fee)
  • Dockside tours aboard Inland Seas & Madeline
  • Educational harbor tours aboard the motor whaleboat Lake Sturgeon (fee)
  • Nautical Flea Market
  • Sailing Demonstration by TACS (12 p.m.)
  • Coast Guard Search & Rescue Demonstration (1:30 p.m.)
  • Raffle of 16' Abinaki canoe and other items at 5 p.m. Tickets are only $10
  • Live fish and invasive species exhibits in the Exhibit Hall
  • Wetland & birding walks
  • Displays by area environmental organizations 
  • Classic Boats
  • Volunteer Reunion & Recognition (2-5 p.m.)

The Great Lakes Celebration admission is free and will be a fun event for all ages.

Bring Your Classic Boat

If you would like to display your classic boat at this event, please fill out the on-line registration form. There is no fee to enter your boat.

Boat Registration Contact Fred Sitkins at

General Classic Boat Show Contact Ken Cerny at

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Comment by Rachel North on June 21, 2014 at 1:36pm

The number of beautiful boats on display is incredible. And you can buy a raffle ticket for a chance to win a stunning wood canoe. Proceeds benefit the Inland Seas Program.

Comment by Rachel North on June 21, 2014 at 1:33pm

There are interesting displays at this event. Great for kids and adults!

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