Now that the festival has come to an end, we would like to take a moment to thank all of our wonderful sponsors, donors, volunteers, local businesses, and most importantly, the people of Sarnia-Lambton that helped us make our festival a success! We also had people from places all over Southwestern Ontario make the trip to our festival and we are very thankful to have brought people from outside of the Sarnia area down to experience a phenomenal weekend on the waterfront!

The amount of support we received this year was nothing short of extraordinary and we truly cannot thank you all enough. Whether you bought a concert ticket, purchased something from a vendor, or simply brought the family down to the waterfront to watch the races, we want to say thank you and without you, we wouldn’t have been able to put on such amazing event.

Thank you and see you next year!

– The Powerboat Festival Committee


Monster Truck
The Down River Band

August 12th

I Mother Earth with Edwin
Silver Stone Satellite

August 13th

Powerboat Races
St. Clair River

August 14th

Join us for our 6th year, August 12th to the 14th, 2016 for a weekend of powerboat racing, live music and shows, great food and fun for the entire family.

Profits from this event benefit The Chris Dawson Foundation, Bluewater Taekwondo, St. Clair Taekwando, Bluewater Boxing, The Jim Stokley Foundation and many other local non-profit and charitable organizations.
Over the last 5 years we donated over $100,000 directly to local charities!

For more information about the Offshore Racing Association and this years series of races please visit


The Inn of The Good Shepherd is hosting a 50/50 Draw and tickets can be purchased in advance at The Inn, LIUNA, Tourism Sarnia-Lambton, Curran Contractors, Steeves & Rozema Group, and Blackburn Radio. Tickets will also be available for purchase Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during the Powerboat Festival with the draw taking place on Sunday August 14th, 2016. The winner will be announced via social media, so attendance is not necessary.

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Event Details

The Sarnia International Powerboat Festival is the largest festival in Sarnia-Lambton with over 30,000 people in attendance each year. The festival showcases great musical talent, boat races, street performers, and much more. For a full list of event details, click below to learn more.

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With the festival growing in size each year, we always appreciate having more and more people within the community donate their time to help us provide the best festival experience possible. Click below to learn more on how to become a volunteer.

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If you are a business looking to get involved with a great community event within Sarnia-Lambton, we are always looking for new sponsors. Click below for more information on how to become a sponsor for our festival.

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