During a Press Conference earlier today, Mayor Lloyd Winnecke bought the first 5 wristbands (with cash!) for the upcoming Evansville Hydrofest on September 1 - September 3.  Wristbands are on sale now for the event at the following locations: 

  • All Schnucks locations - beginning July 10th
  • SWIRCA, 16 W. Virginia St., Evansville
  • The Evansville Museum, 411 SE Riverside Drive, Evansville
  • Evansville Hydrofest gates will have them for sale Sept. 1 - 3
  • Area banks and credit unions
  • www.evansvillehydrofest.com

The cost of the wristbands are $10 for all 3 days of hydroplane racing.  Children 12 and under are free.

This year down on the Ohio Riverfront in downtown Evansville, the public will be invited to bring lawn chairs and limited size coolers will be permitted.  No glass allowed.  Bleacher seating will be available and pit tours during the 3 days of the event.

If you would like to volunteer during the Evansville Hydrofest, contact them here.

Here's what happened at the press conference with Mayor Lloyd Winnecke:

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