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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Annual Parade of Boats Sails Into Centennial Lakes Park June 12

Edina, Minn., June 7, 2022 –  The 30th-annual Parade of Boats, featuring more than 100 remote-controlled boats, will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S.

Grab a spot along the park’s central pond to see the parade, which includes miniature yachts, small battleships, model paddleboats and sailboats. Many of the boats feature fine details, like captains at the wheel or a parrot perched on the crow’s nest. Kid favorites include a boat full of Minions and the Mr. Potato Head pirates aboard the Gravy Boat.

A Capt. Jack Sparrow entertainer will be at the event from noon to 3 p.m. to regale the crowd with tales of his adventures at sea.

Members of the Edina Model Yacht Club, which puts on the free event, will be on hand to answer questions about the model boats and the hobby.

For more about the event, call 952-833-9580 or visit the Edina Model Yacht Club’s website, emyc.org. Learn more about Centennial Lakes Park at CentennialLakesPark.com

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