The HydroFest boat race is scheduled for June 26-27, 2021, and tickets went on sale this week.
The passes for the popular tent sites are also on sale.
The sales are being made through the website www.guntersvillelakehydrofest.com or by stopping by the Marshall County Tourism & Sports office upstairs at the Lake Guntersville Chamber of Commerce.
There are new ticket options for this year’s race including a Day Pass, Premium Personal Tent Spaces and free weekend access for active-duty military members. The Day Pass is for those who can’t commit to a full weekend but still want to enjoy the races. It will allow access to either Saturday or Sunday to this year’s event.
Premium Personal Tent Spaces will allow tents up to 15x15 feet and will have an on-water space . If you purchase a tent space, you must bring your own tent. Coolers are allowed, but must be brought in during tent setup on Friday, June 25.
Pricing on the above options are:
Adult Day Pass - $15
Child Day Pass (ages 6-12) - $5
Children 5 and under - free
Premium Tent Spaces - $75
Corporate ticket blocks are a new item for this year’s event as well. These can only be purchased by visiting the MCTS office or by calling the office at 257-582-7015.
Pricing for corporate ticket blocks:
100 weekend passes: $1,500 (25% savings)
50 weekend passes: $750 (25% savings)
25 weekend passes: $450 (10% savings)
Tickets that race-goers are used to in the past will also be available including Weekend Passes, Club Level and Ultimate Weekend Passes. Weekend passes include access to the event both days. Club Level includes access into a large, private tented area for on-the-water viewing at the start/finish line and free lunch and nonalcoholic beverages. Free transportation to see the boats at the pits any time throughout the two days of racing is also included. The Ultimate Weekend Pass includes admission into the event, free transportation to see the boats at any time throughout the two days of racing, and a commemorative program.
Regular personal tent spaces will also be available for purchase. These tent spaces differ from the premium spot as these are not on the water. The spaces are still 15x15 feet. Coolers are allowed, but will be checked upon arrival during tent space setup on Friday, June 25.
Pricing on these tickets:
Adult Weekend Passes - $20
Child Weekend Pass (ages 6-12) - $10
Children 5 and under - Free
Club Level - $100
Ultimate Weekend Pass - $30
Personal Tent Spaces - $50
There will be no outside food, drinks or hard-shell or soft-shell coolers allowed inside the event venue. A variety of food vendors will be set up for race-goers to enjoy.
For more information on the 2021 Guntersville Lake HydroFest, head to the website www.guntersvillelakehydrofest.com or call Marshall County Tourism & Sports at 256-582-7015. For updates and a schedule of events coming in the near future, follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, Guntersville Lake HydroFest.