Boatnik Begins

BoatnikGRANTS PASS, Ore. — Boatnik festivities began on Thursday.

The carnival kicked off Thursday afternoon at Riverside Park. It will continue Friday.

On Friday afternoon, you can play bingo or check out the refreshment gardens. Then Saturday evening, there will be a boat show, live music and a firework show.

“It was something that everyone talks about and something everyone said we should experience at once in our lifetime if we had the chance. So now this is the one time we’re going to experience it,” said Grants Pass resident Aquetzalli Trinidid.

The parade is Saturday morning at 10 a.m. for a full schedule of this weekend’s events, click here.