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Venice Canals Annual 4th of July Downwind Regatta, Rubber Ducky Race and BBQ

The Venice Canals will host its annual Fourth Of July festivities on Monday, July 4 at 1 p.m. starting with a community barbecue followed by the Rubber Ducky Race and Downwind Regatta.  

Location // 2400 block of Grand Canal (at the intersection of Court C)
& along Linnie Canal to Eastern Canal

Community BBBQ @ 1 p.m.

1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
$5: Hamburgers, turkey burgers, and hot dogs from Mark’s Fire Grill.

Rubber Ducky Race @ 1:30 p.m.

The Rubber Ducky Race begins at the Dell Avenue Bridge over Linnie Canal and finishes at Linnie at Eastern Canal. To enter the race, purchase a ducky on the day of the race starting at 10 a.m. They always sell out, so get there early or purchase one in advance on Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3rd from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Dell Ave and Court D (across from the park).

Linnie Canal Downwind Regatta @ 1:45 p.m.

If it floats, it’s a boat. Open to the entire community and anyone in a wind-powered boat. Downwind Regatta Prizes include the following

$150 Most Creative entry to finish the race.
$100 First Place
$50 Second Place
$25 Third Place