Registration is open for RiverLink's Anything That Floats Parade to be held on Saturday, August 8, 2015 on the French Broad River in Asheville. Join RiverLink for the wildest, wackiest event of the summer. Creating and building a raft, float or flotilla with fun-loving friends, family or co-workers is not only a grand excuse to hang out and play on the river, it's also a unique chance to have a blast while showcasing mind-blowing creativity in a friendly competition. Our famous judges include:
Frank Kracker, WLOS Anchor
Casey Blake "Answer Woman" of the AC-T.
Suzanne Hudson, former WLOS reporter and local celebrity
Our famous judges will select a winner in each of the following four categories:
1. Most Creative - clever and imaginative
2. Green Machine - best use of recycled and green materials
3. Funniest - generates the most laughter and
4. Judge's Choice - overall best in parade.
Registration, fees and details are at: www.riverlink.org/sign-now-anything-floats-parade/. Don't forget your costumes!
And as the Yachts float by here's what landlubbers can look forward to doing at French Broad River Park
13:15 Kids Parade/Jugglers
13:45 Chuck Lee and the Experience Music kids show
14:30 Claire Dima Bellydancers
15:00 Caro Mia
15:45 Asheville Aerial Arts
16:00 Ashley Heath music sensation
17:00 Announcements of raft race winners
17:10 Sun Cans music sensation
The Anything That Floats Parade is a featured event of RiverFest 2015 held at French Broad River Park from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. The festival has an exciting line-up of live music, dancing, face painting, and hooping along with food trucks, craft beers, a kid's parade and arts and crafts. Admission is free. Be sure to stop by the viewing platform at French Broad River Park to cheer on the parade rafters.