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The 2019 Boat Parade on Deep Creek Lake

The Deep Creek Lake Lion's Club Boat Parade is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, July 6th.

It will start from the from the McHenry cove and will proceed in single file past a number of judging stations along the route. Spectators at the judging stations will vote for their favorite boats, and prizes will be awarded in a number of categories, with a Grand Prize consisting of a custom-designed Winner’s Pennant and trophy. At the end of the judged parade, lighted boats will proceed back to the McHenry cove at dusk.

Entrants in the parade will need to pay a MINIMUM $50 registration fee, and the number of entries are limited, so be sure to pre-register to ensure your spot. Prizes are awarded according to total funds raised by each boat. All the funds raised benefit our Blind Skier and Camper Programs.

 How to VOTE:
Vote with CASH: On shore: At the Creamery, Dutch's and Uno's find our ballot box and drop your cash donation into the slot of your favorite boat! On the docks: Our Lions Club boat will follow the parade and we can collect your donations dockside!


Vote online with Paypal - make your donation and note your favorite boat in the comments!
How to enter:
Print and fill out this form, and mail to us with your entry fee:
OR, fill out your form electronically and pay your registration via Paypal!

Once you're registered, just meet the Grand Marshall boat anchored right inside the no-wake zone of the McHenry cove from 6-7pm on the 7th to get your number and final instructions.  We'll have a big banner on the boat - you can't miss it! But if you do, call Chris at 301 616 7881 for directions!
Great advertising and promotional opportunity for businesses and organizations!
Either enter a boat decorated with your advertising, or donate prizes, and you'll be getting your message out all of the parade spectators and participants (and be helping a great cause and supporting an ongoing lake tradition!) Check out our sponsor form below for more information:

Vote online with a credit card through our Square store!  Click here to to go to our secure donation page and note your favorite boat in the comments!
Here's the Parade Route - we'll be updating our Facebook page in real time as we pass each spot, so be sure to like/follow our page so you can see exactly where we are!
Miss Maryland Adrianna David helped us collect donations at the 2018 Parade! Stay tuned to see who shows up in 2019!