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Our 7th Annual Paddlefest was held Saturday, August 5 at Fireman's Beach on a beautiful foggy morning.  As the 131-record number of kayakers got on their way for the Dice Run and the Race, the skies cleared and it was a beautiful day.


We are thankful to all who participated, our dedicated volunteers, and a big round of applause to Silver Shores, our Event Sponsor, all our generous sponsors, dock owners, and all the Conneaut Lake community members and businesses who helped our effort.


Paddlefest is one of the Conneaut Lake Area Historical Society's fundraisers that help us to fulfill our mission of preserving and sharing our rich area history for generations to come.


Save the date for Paddlefest 2024, on the 1st Saturday of August (August 3)!


Our 2023 Sponsors and contributors:

Silver Shores, Event Sponsor

Lakeview Ford, Marie and Clark Pettibon, Triangle Bunch, Hilton Family, Luty Family, Bill's Midway Marina, Carter Lumber, Conneaut Lake Navigation Co, Howard Hanna Real Estate, Lake Road Marine, Lakeside Physical Therapy, Lang Motors, The Lounge, Meadville Medical Center, Robert and Kathy Moss, Nye's Marina, Perfett Tax Service, Rising River Brewery, Tavern 618, Tiki Bar, Tursky's Tavern, Waid-Coleman Funeral Home, Channellock, Inc, Ernst Seeds, Daniel Higham, Lakeside Beer, Marquette Savings Bank, Re/Max Lakeland Realty, Watts & Pepicelli, Pizza Joe's, Shaffer Financial Services, Wagner-Giblin Insurance, Col. (Ret.) David and Janet White, Fireman's Beach, Barbara J, Conneaut Lake Borough, Conneaut Lake Volunteer Fire Dept, Cool 101, Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau, K&M Graphics, South Shore Rental, Vacavi Cafe, Lang Family, Lighthouse Cove Condos, David Schepner Family, South Lake Preserve, Stanton Family, Stefanucci Family, Trombola Family

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