Boat Show Event Features Boat Parade, Concerts, Photo Cruise
Scores of gleaming wooden boats—lovingly preserved or restored—line the pier, recalling a bygone era. Lake waters glisten. Families stroll Clift Park, enjoying the strains of the Soda Ash Six. It must be Skaneateles in July.
The 31st annual Antique and Classic Boat Show, organized by the Finger Lakes Chapter (FLC) of the Antique and Classic Boat Society and the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce, sails into town July 24-26.
Upwards of 80 boats are expected from across the United States and Canada. They will be displayed in the water and on land, and may be viewed by the public Friday from 3 p.m. to dusk, Saturday from 9 a.m. to dusk and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Skaneateles continues Celebrating their 100 years of boating History with their Antique and Classic Boat Show July 25, 26 and 27 Activities throughout each day Continue the month long celebration of 100 years of boating history in Skaneateles, by coming to the 30th Anniversary of the Skaneateles Antique and Classic Boat Show! Sparkling clean water – gleaming classic mahogany boats …
On Friday afternoon, the local Sea Scouts will announce the arrival of each exhibiting boat with a bosun’s pipe. Additional highlights of the show include the parade of boats (Saturday at 3 p.m.), historical village tours, children’s activities, and displays by the Syracuse Model Boat Club.