Calendar of Events


The provisional calendar of events for the Festival is as follows.  Please note that this calendar is still subject to change. All times are BST.

Friday 5th July

19:30: Regatta briefing for regatta entrants at Conway Yacht Club, 43 Station Road, Deganwy, LL31 9DF.

Saturday 6th July

10:00 – 18:00: Quay Day

Activities throughout the day:
– Knight School Training
– Nautical Themed Games
– Children’s Glitter Tattoos
– Face painting and hair braiding
– Archery
– Blacksmith skills
– RNLI

Stage Line-up:
10:00 – 11:00 DJ Gary Carr
11:00 – 13:00 Rowing Commentary
13:00 – 14:00 Legless Bob Set 1
14:00 – 14:45 Port Sunlight Sea Dogs Perform Set 1
14:45 – 15:15 Legless Bob Set 2
15:15 – 16:15 Port Sunlight Sea Dogs Set 2
16:15 – 16:45 Legless Bob Set 3
16:45 – 18:00 Wombat and Muttley

09:00 – 14:00: Regatta racing for Cruiser / Racers, Nobbys, Gaffers and Classics in Conwy Bay.

09:00 – 14:00: Regatta racing for Conway One Designs and Day boats in the River.

10:00 – 14:00: Jetski rides in the Harbour

11:00 – 13:00: Mayor’s Cruise

11:00 – 14:00: Celtic Longboat Display

11:00 – 14:00: Mussel Boat Races

11:00 – 14:00: Sculls and Singles

14:00 – 14:30: Parade of Sail up the Conwy River to the Harbour and back down.

14:30 – 18:00: Regatta sailors – join the fun ashore at Conwy Quay Day in the Harbour.

19:30: Party night at the Comrades Club, 8 Church St, Conwy LL32 8AF.

Sunday 7th July

10:00 – 15:00: Regatta racing for Cruiser / Racers, Nobbys, Gaffers and Classics in Conwy Bay.

10:00 – 15:00: Regatta racing for Conway One Designs and Day boats in the River.

19:30: Informal evening gathering at the Mulberry, Conwy Marina.

Monday 8th July

10:30 – 15:30: Regatta racing for Cruiser / Racers, Nobbys, Gaffers and Classics in Conwy Bay.

10:30 – 15:30: Regatta racing for Conway One Designs and Day boats in the River.

Tuesday 9th July

19:30: LA-LA Rally Briefing for LA-LA entrants at Conway Yacht Club, 43 Station Road, Deganwy, LL31 9DF.

Wednesday 10th July

12:00: LA-LA departure from Conwy, with an overnight stop in Menai Bridge.

Thursday 11th July

13:15: LA-LA departure from Menai Bridge, through the Swellies and on to Caernarfon.

19:30: Welcome reception and buffet at the Royal Welsh Yacht Club, Caernarfon.

Friday 12th July

12:30 – 17:00: LA-LA Rally beach barbecue at Abermenmai.

Saturday 13th July

13:00: LA-LA Rally departs Caernarfon to return to Conwy via the Swellies.

19:30: Prizegiving for all River Festival events at the Comrades Club, 8 Church St, Conwy LL32 8AF.