Speed - lots of it! The Quake the Lake Powerboat Races will take to Little Detroit Lake on Saturday and Sunday, August 12 and 13, 2017.
Twin City Powerboat Association brings the event to lakes country for the 11th year in 2017. Hot laps begin at noon, with racing at 1:00 pm. Grab a spot by the mile-long city beach to catch the action. Bring the family to see the sleek boats and visit with drivers Saturday morning and evening. Free admission.
The third annual Detroit Lakes Antique and Classic Boat Show will be held noon-4 pm on Saturday, August 12 in the Detroit Lakes City Park by the mile-long city beach. If you have an antique or classic boat from 1992 or before, consider bringing your boat for the Antique and Classic Boat Show or contact the Detroit Lakes Chamber office at 218-847-9202. People's Choice and Skipper's Choice awards given after the show. No fee to register; watch for registration form coming soon.
Boats displayed in 2016 ranged from a 1940s Ole Lind to 1980s. There were 1940s and 1950 Chris Craft, six 1950s Larsons, 1940s and 1957 Ole Lind, 1946 Garwood, 1966 Glastron, 1967 Sears Runabout, 1986 Malibu Skier, 1987 Scorpion Eliminator and more. Free admission. People's Choice award went to Jeff Roberts for his 1950 Chris Craft and Skipper's Choice award went to Dennis Van Berkum for his 1955 Larson Custom.
We'll See You at the Lakes!