Lighted Boat Parade Seeks Participants

CROFTON – Boaters are being asked to sign up for this year’s Fourth annual Lighted Boat Parade in northeast Nebraska.

According to a release from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is putting out the invite with the parade being set for Saturday, June 18.

The Lighted Boat Parade, which has a tropical paradise theme, is held in conjunction with the SRA’s Fifth Annual National Marina Day.

The top prize for this parade will be a two-night cabin stay at either Ponca State Park, Niobrara State Park or Lewis and Clark SRA, along with $200 in Nebraska Game and Parks Bucks and a canvas print of their winning boat entry.

Second and third place prizes also will be awarded.

New this year includes that each parade entry will be eligible to receive Game and Parks Bucks thanks to program sponsors.

Join the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area for this fun celebration near Crofton.

At least 10 entries must register by Monday, June 6 for the parade to go on.

Register at

Contact the park office 402-388-4169 or email