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Admission wristbands now on sale for second annual Evansville HydroFest

Admission wristbands are available for purchased for the 2018 Evansville HydroFest taking place Labor Day Weekend, August 31 – September 2.

The wristbands are $10 each. When purchased at the gate, $2 from each wristband will go to four local non-profits: Honor Flight of Southern Indiana, CASA, Evansville Museum Guild, and SWIRCA.

It’s time! Wristbands are now on-sale!

Posted by Evansville HydroFest on Thursday, July 5, 2018

“We get to benefit really great non-profits,” said Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke at the HydroFest press conference.

Children 12 and under attending are free.

“Special events animate the community and I can’t think of a better way than the HydroFest to show how fun Evansville is,” said Joe Taylor, executive director of the Evansville Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Wristbands are available for purchase at the six local Schnucks and the following gates during the event:

  • Court Street | attended by CASA
  • Main Street | attended by SWIRCA
  • Walnut Street | attended by Honor Flight of Southern Indiana
  • Cherry Street | attended by Evansville Museum Guild

There will be approximately 60 teams competing at the event on the Ohio River.

A hydroplane is a watercraft composed of a single-seat hull with two pontoons and a cockpit that can exceed speeds of 100 mph.

MORE: 2018 festival and major events guide