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Stockton's Annual Bathtub Race

Admission: Free

Location: Louis Park Boat Launch

3121 Monte Diablo Ave
Stockton, CA 95203

Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Mapped location of Stockton's Annual Bathtub Race

Stockton's Annual Bathtub Race

This event has passed but is here for informational purposes.

Always the last Sunday in August, this annual competition calls for competitors to create a boat made from anything that floats! Come on out and watch the fun on the Delta! See who floats and who sinks! We welcome all racers, young and old. There's a kid's race and an adult race.

Race time: 12:00pm

No fee to participate or watch!

Watch a video of the 2010 Bathtub Race

Watch a video of the 2012 Bathtub Race

The Rules

  • Life jackets are required for all contestants
  • All entries must be Human Powered
  • Vehicle can be made from anything that floats – as long as it didn’t start out as any kind of manufactured water vessel: boat, canoe, pontoon, raft, etc.
  • Attendance to the race is FREE and participation is FREE
  • Participants must be 18 years of age unless accompanied by an adult
  • Check in time is 10:30am
  • If you ain’t first you might as well be last!