Aurora Regatta scheduled for this weekend | Events
AURORA, IN (FOX19) - The city of Aurora, Indiana will kick off its annual Regatta with a rumble, thunder and a roar this weekend as the 13th-annual “A Roar of Thunder” Aurora Regatta returns for another year of powerboat racing on the Ohio River. The free event, which is scheduled to run throughout the weekend, will take place at the city’s Lekso Park.
A large event that typically draws upwards of 10,000 spectators over the two days of racing, the Regatta is organized by Aurora Riverfront Beautification, Inc., and includes the following:
- Professional powerboat racing in two separate classes:
- F3 Powerboats (85-90mph)
- F2 Powerboats (115-120mph)
The boats earn points on the APR Powerboat Superleague circuit.
- Special opening ceremonies held each day
- Free admission and free parking
- A variety of food and refreshment booths
To learn more about this weekend’s upcoming Regatta, or for a complete schedule of events, log on to www.thunderregatta.com or call the Dearborn County Visitors Center at 877-571-6004.