The "Roar on the River" is back on Evansville's riverfront Labor Day Weekend during the 2nd annual Hydrofest.

The three day event runs August 31st through September 2nd and features hydroplane boats of various shapes and sizes reaching speeds of up to 170 miles per hour as drivers compete for the 2018 American Power Boat Association (APBA) Eastern Divisional Championships.

Wristbands required for admission to the event on Dress Plaza are on sale now for $10 each with kids 12 and under admitted free! Each wristband gets you admission for two days of the event, and are available at the following locations:

  • Honor Flight of Southwest Indiana
  • SWIRCA
  • Evansville Museum of Art, History and Science
  • Evansville Visitors Center at the Pagoda
  • All 6-area Schnucks stores

For more information, including the complete schedule of events, visit the official Hydrofest website, or visit them on Facebook.