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North Shore Venetian Night

2020 North Shore Venetian Night Information TBD

2019 North Shore Venetian Night
Saturday, August 17 at 7:30 PM at Park Avenue Beach.
Parade to Launch at 8:30 PM

The North Shore Yacht Club (NSYC) is hosting Highland Park's first-ever Venetian Night on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 7:30 PM at the Park Avenue Boating Facility (PABF), 21 Park Avenue, Highland Park, IL. The event is part of Highland Park's 150th Anniversary celebration and everyone is invited to attend.

The celebration will feature a parade, set to launch at 8:30 PM, of illuminated and decorated kayaks, paddleboards and powerboats. The parade will follow a route along the water's edge from the boat launch area on the south, north past the water plant to the north parking lot and back again.

The parade will begin with paddlers. When they are back onshore the parade of decorated powerboats will begin.

Parade viewers can watch along the north beach area and in front of the water treatment plant.

Parking Information
  • Handicap Parking is available at the PABF north lot.
  • Limited parking for Highland Park residents with a city sticker is available at the PABF north lot.
  • Overflow and non-resident parking available at Central Park.
  • Drop-offs at PABF are permitted.

 NSYC is an all-volunteer organization that provides sailing, kayaking and paddleboard equipment and lessons to an open membership.

 For more information, contact