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If you are a boating fan, this is a MUST!

Be sure and get down on the Rogue River early in the day. Later there won't be any place to sit... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Bellevue, WA
A really neat weekend to visit the Grants Pass area on

This is a big week in Grants Pass on Memorial Day Weekend. Starts a couple of days before the... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Grants Pass, Oregon
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
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“boat races”(2 reviews)
“rogue river”(2 reviews)
“parade”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Riverside Park, Grants Pass, OR
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Too many carnie like vendors, lots of homeless causing trouble day and night. Really keep your valuables protected. Dirty restrooms. Seating is sitting on the river bank. The Boats are awesome but its hard to follow them.

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The boat races are loud and fun to watch. The rides are pretty good totally old school carnival stuff.

Thank David B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The locals looks forward to this annual event, and so do visitors. Includes a parade, food, music and family events. Held every year over Memorial weekend.

Thank Germanlady99
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Be sure and get down on the Rogue River early in the day. Later there won't be any place to sit. Perhaps, you will want to bring a picnic lunch. Sun screen is a MUST. Always wear a good hat to cover you well, and...More

Thank jlmsBellevue
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Kicking off the summer, Boatnik is a tremendous event in Riverside Park and the Rogue River. Boat races on the river are wonderful to observe while sitting in the park, or venturing to other city/county parks If you are in the area during Boatnik, it...More

Thank pklonn
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The Boatnik used to be the thing every one waited for in Grants pass,it pretty much marked the start of summer and the end of school.back in the day it used to be fun and a safe place to take the kids.Davis'has always been the...More

1  Thank emmitt j
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Best weekend of events in the Northwest! Carnival in the Park, Saturday parade, jetboat races on the river on Memorial Day, F-16 flyover, evening dancing, too much to list! Gotta be here! Money is raised over the weekend to support children in the community, all...More

1  Thank Seabreeze48
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is a big week in Grants Pass on Memorial Day Weekend. Starts a couple of days before the weekend, there's a Parade, carnival, boatnic boat races and so much more. Come visit the Southern Oregon area on this weekend.

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28 May 2018|
Response from jlmsBellevue | Reviewed this property |
I don't know.I am not in town today. Sorry.