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2014 Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix Schedule

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SUNCOAST SUPER BOAT GRAND PRIX
SATURDAY-JULY 6
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See the coverage, photo galleries and more on our Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix page.

Aqua Plumbing & Air Grand Prix Golf Classic
Registration 7 a.m., start 8 a.m., Saturday
$130 individual, $500 foursome, $150 hole sponsorship, $650 foursome and hole sponsorship
Laurel Oak Country Club, 2700 Gary Player Blvd., Sarasota

grand prix car showCar Show
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday
Free. Car exhibition: $15 advance, $20 day of show.
Lakewood Ranch Main St.

Boat & Personal Watercraft “Fun Run”
Registration 9-11 a.m. Sunday; $10
There will be multiple stops with food and drink specials throughout the area for boats both above and below 30 feet in length.
Marina Jack, 2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota

“A Nautical Night of Giving”
6-10 p.m. Tuesday, $130
Food stations, open bar, valet parking, silent auction, 50/50 raffle and live entertainment from Lounge Cat.
Sarasota Yacht Club, 1100 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota

“The Friendliest Catch” Outing for the Physically & Mentally Challenged
(By invitation only)
9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday
Sarasota Outboard Club, 1604 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota

“Fleming’s Fan Fest”
Meet pilots and crew from some of the local teams competing in the races. Food and drink will be available for purchase.
5-8 p.m. Wednesday, free
Fleming’s Steak House & Wine Bar, 2001 Siesta Dr., Sarasota

Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament
6 p.m. Wednesday
$75 buy-in, re-entry allowed. 200 maximum player field. $2,000 first place it sells out.
One-Eyed Jack’s, Sarasota Kennel Club, 5400 Bradenton Road, Sarasota

grand prix paradeFestival Parade of Boats
7 p.m. Thursday, free
Main St., Sarasota

“Boats by the Bay” Downtown Block Party
5 p.m.-midnight Thursday, free
Live entertainment from Nothing But Trouble, plus food, drink, vendors and boats on display after the parade.
Between Orange and Pineapple Avenues and Lemon Avenue between First Street and State Street.

Bayfront Fireworks Spectacular
9 p.m. Friday, free
Bayfront Park, Sarasota

Powerboats by the Bay
11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, free
See boats on display, food and drink vendors, live music and a bikini contest.
Centennial Park, 10th St. and U.S. 41, Sarasota

best bikini“Miss Super Boat Grand Prix” Bikini Contest
3-4:30 p.m. Saturday, free
Cash prizes for the top four finishers, with $1,000 for first place.
Centennial Park, 10th St. and U.S. 41, Sarasota

Motorcycle Freedom Ride
Registration 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, $10
This year’s ride honors veterans and active-duty military, with a stop at the newly completed Patriot Plaza and a finish at Powerboats by the Bay.
Manatee River Harley-Davidson, 624 67th St. Circle. E., Bradenton; Rossiter’s Harley-Davidson, 330 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota

Meet & Greet Who’s In The Driver’s Seat
10:30 a.m.-noon Saturday
$5 adults, children 12 and under free
Participating race teams will be on hand to sign autographs and provide giveaways to guests.
Hyatt Regency, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota

grand prix racesSuper Boat Grand Prix Boat Race
Heats at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday
Lido Beach, between New Pass and Big Pass
VIP viewing is available for $75, in a tented area located directly across from the start/finish line. Tables, chairs and a designated beach access area along the shoreline will be provided as well as a parking pass for the day. Each guest will receive a meal ticket for a choice of entree, side and beverage of choice provided by Lido Beach Concession. No coolers are allowed inside the tented area, which will be open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Race Awards Celebration
5 p.m. Sunday, free
Celebrate with the winning teams. Cash bar.
Hyatt Regency, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota

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