"Port Neches Riverfest 2017! – Wednesday, May 3 - Sunday, May 7"

Boat Racing | Carnival Rides | Arts & Crafts | Car Shows | Treasure Hunt | Fun Run | Boat Show | Great Food

Boat Races

THRILLS! CHILLS! AND SPILLS! as always will be provided by John Schubert and S.P.O.R.T. (Southern Professional Outboard Racing Tour) – 2 days of “Thunder on the Neches” Tunnel Boat Racing.

 

The Port Neches RiverFest is the only event of its kind in Southeast Texas.

This five-day festival of fun with Thunder on the Neches tunnel boat races held on the Neches River at the Port Neches City Park (620 Grigsby).  Lots of family fun!

 

BOAT RACE SCHEDULE 2017

FRIDAY, MAY 5TH

3:00 p.m.                     Testing Formula Lights

4:00 p.m.                     Testing Formula 1

5:00 p.m.                     Testing Tri-Hull

5:30 p.m.                     Testing J-Hydro

SATURDAY, MAY 6TH

8:00 – 10:30 a.m.        Safety Inspection/Registration

9:00 a.m.        Formula 1 Testing

10:00 a.m.        Formula Lights Testing

11:00 a.m.        Tri-Hull Testing

11:30 a.m.        J-Hydro Testing

12 Noon           Driver’s Meeting – RIVER OPEN

1:00 p.m.        Tri-Hull – Heat #1 / 7 laps / draw for position

1:30 p.m.       Formula 1 – Heat #1 / 10 laps / draw for position

2:15 p.m.       Formula Lights – Heat #1 / 10 laps / draw for position

3:00 p.m.       J-Hydro – Heat #1 / 3 laps / draw for start and props

3:15 p.m.       RIVER OPEN

3:45 p.m.        Tri-Hull – Heat #2 / 7 laps / reverse order of points

4:15 p.m.        Formula Lights – Heat #2 / 10 laps

4:45 p.m.        J-Hydro – Heat #2 / 3 laps / draw for prop

5:00 p.m.        Formula 1 – Heat #2 / 10 laps

6:00 p.m.        RIVER OPEN

SUNDAY, MAY 7TH

9:00 a.m.        Formula 1 Testing

9:30 a.m.        Formula Lights Testing

10:00 a.m.        Tri-Hull Testing

10:30 a.m.        J-Hydro Testing

11:00 a.m.        Driver’s Meeting / RIVER OPEN

12:00 Noon      Formula 1 – Heat #3 / 10 laps

12:30 p.m.        Tri-Hull – Heat #3 / 7 laps

1:00 p.m.        Formula Lights – Heat #3 / 10 laps

1:45 p.m.        J-Hydro – Heat #3 / 3 laps

2:00 p.m.        Tri-Hull – Heat #4 / 7 laps

2:30 p.m.        J-Hydro – Final / 5 laps

2:45 p.m.        RIVER OPEN

3:15 p.m.        Formula Lights – Final /30 laps

4:00 p.m.        Tri-Hull – Final / 20 laps

4:30 p.m.        Formula 1 – Final / 30 laps

6:00 p.m.        Awards Presentation – RIVER OPEN

Entertainment

This year’s Port Neches Riverfest line up is not to be missed! Enjoy live entertainment each night from Wednesday, May 3rd through Saturday, May 6th. Announcing soon!

Wednesday, May 3rd

Purchase tickets for Faith and Family Night by clicking here : FAITH & FAMILY NIGHT TICKETS

5:45 – Opening ceremony
6-6:20 Encounter Church worship team
6:20- Damon West, motivational speaker
7:00- The Digital Age

Thursday, May 4th

Purchase ENTERTAINMENT PASSES by clicking here : ENTERTAINMENT PASSES (Good for all Thursday – Saturday)

Living proof

7:30-9pm

 

 

 

 

 

Reckless Kelly

9:30-11pm

Friday, May 5th

Purchase ENTERTAINMENT PASSES by clicking here : ENTERTAINMENT PASSES (Good for all Thursday – Saturday)

 

PPO – Pea Patch Orchestra
7:00-8pm

Bri Bagwell

8:30-10pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turnpike Troubadours
10:30pm-12am

Saturday, May 6th

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Bayou Sound
6:30-7:30pm

Brian Jack & The Zydeco Gamblers
8:00-9pm

Fireworks
9:00-9:35pm

Brian Jack & The Zydeco Gamblers
9:35-10pm

Shinyribs

10:30pm-12am

Miss Port Neches Pageant

Miss Port Neches 2017 – Rachel Hammersmith

Future Miss Port Neches – Alicia Abshere

Junior Miss Port Neches – Paityn Peveto

Young Miss Port Neches – Kensley Gray