Fox Lake Cardboard Boat Race Aug. 19

The village of Fox Lake’s 21st Annual Cardboard Boat Race will be held on Sunday, Aug. 19, at Lakefront Park, 71 Nippersink Blvd., Fox Lake.

Registration for the event is $30, which includes a boat building kit (those who already have a suitable boat do not need to buy the kit, but boats must be constructed of approved materials and registration is still required). Participants may construct their boats on-site starting at 8 a.m. The race will start at noon.

Prizes will be awarded for the first and second fastest boats, Best of Show, and fastest sinking.

There is no charge for spectators. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at the event.

Register at Fox Lake village hall, 66 Thillen Drive, Fox Lake.

For details, visit or call (224) 225-1405.

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