St. Clair Boat Races are a GO!

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St. Clair Boat Races are a GO!

The St. Clair annual Riverfest Offshore Race is still on – however, the carnival & vendors have been cancelled.   July 30 – August 1, 2021.  Friday view the boats – Saturday time trials – Sunday afternoon race are FREE events.

ATTENTION BOATERS!  The St. Clair River will be closed Sunday August 1, 2021 to open boat traffic during races from 11am – 7pm.  See details in next post.

There are PLENTY of great restaurants, along with shopping downtown St. Clair to watch the Riverfest Offshore Race!  Visit the Voyaguer, Anchor Point Bistro, War Water Brewery, and Mannina’s Wine House along with several boutiques & many other eateries during the weekend.

According to St. Clair Chamber, plenty of LIVE entertainment will be on hand at the Riverview Plaza:


  • Paul & Oates : 6 to 9 p.m.
  • The Gobies : 9 p.m. to midnight


  • Branden Pavlov: noon to 2 p.m.
  • Grove Riders: 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Ryan Beaudry: 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Meldrum Brothers Band: 6 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Los Gringos: 9 p.m. to midnight


  • Alter Ego: 6 to 10 p.m.

NEW!  You may purchase beverages at one of the local restaurants and brewery and are allowed to carry it within the event.  “Open container ordinance” for this event.