Planning To Participate?

Canadian Tire Welland Floatfest is a FREE family event!

We ask that you bring a non-perishable food or hygiene item to donate to Community Food Drives for our local food banks.

Please see the FAQs page for important info, what to bring and park rules prior to attending for your safety, fun & comfort.

The park will be secured area, all visitors will be asked to register in order to enter the premises.

Registration is FREE!

Floater Registration:

Online Registration is now closed, but do not worry, you can still register at the event.

See you on July 3, 2022!

Save time in line by printing off the registration form to bring with you!

Other Important Information For Floaters

WHERE IS PARKING?

PLEASE PARK WHEREVER YOU FIND LEGAL SPACE TO PARK.

The streets to remember for parking: KING, LINCOLN, PRINCE CHARLES and BROADWAY. You can park on either side of these streets.

Due to limited space at the event, assisted parking is not available. If you require assistance, you can get dropped off at the entrance and a volunteer will be there to help you.

Please note: FLOATFEST WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO VEHICLES, PARKING TICKETS, TOWING OR ANYTHING RELATED TO PARKING YOUR VEHICLE.

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WHERE DO I BLOW UP MY INFLATABLE?

WE WILL HAVE AN INDUSTRIAL SIZED INFLATION STATION ON SITE TO ASSIST YOU WITH INFLATING YOUR CRAFTS. THERE WILL BE NO EXCEEDING THE INFLATABLE WEIGHT MAXIMUM.

This event is for inflatables only. No canoes, kayaks, paddle boards or man-made floatation devices will be allowed into the designated park area or area of the canal for this festival.

Canadian Tire Welland has an amazing assortment of inflatables of all kinds available for purchase leading up to the event.

Thank you to Canadian Tire Welland for being the founding sponsor of the Canadian Tire Welland Floatfest. Be sure to support Canadian Tire Welland when looking for flotation devices, their support helps us keep this amazing event FREE!

PRIZES GALORE!

We have two prizes to give away.

The first is for the Laziest Floater. The second prize will go to the most unique floater.

Winners are chosen by a board member vote.

We also have smaller prizes for 100th, 200th, 300th, 400th, 500th, 600th, 700th, 800th, 900th and 1000 floater that pre-registered online.

Remember, for every food donation, you will receive a ticket for a chance to win a BIG prize. Food donations will be collected at the entrance. See Sarah Sauve and Brad Ulch as soon as you enter the park.

A huge thank you to all of
our wonderful sponsors!