Festivites kick off at 55th annual Boatnik

, Posted: Fri, May 23 2014 at 12:05 AM, Updated: Fri, May 23 2014 at 12:21 AM

Grants Pass, Ore. -- A Memorial Day weekend tradition in Grants Pass kicked off Thursday night.

It's the 55th annual Boatnik celebration.

The fair opened Thursday in Riverside Park with a kid's clinic put on by Home Depot and carnival.

The festivities continue through Monday with such attractions including a boat exhibit, boat racing, fireworks, a parade and much more.

For more information head over to Boatnik.com.

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