Wednesday, August 20, 2014

2014 Bait & Boat Festival - RAIN RAIN GO AWAY!

*** POSTPONED TO RAIN DATE***

Sorry folks, 

The Friends of High Point State Park Bait & Boat Festival has been postponed to SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, due to the thunderstorms predicted for Saturday. 

We hope you will join us on Sunday for a fun family day on Lake Marcia. Thank you!

BAIT & BOAT FESTIVAL
Lake Marcia
Sunday, September 7, 2014
1 pm to 6:30 pm
FREE*

*Donation of $5 or more per boater or family appreciated

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Join the Friends of High Point State Park on the beach at 
Lake Marcia as we say goodbye to summer with a fun-filled day of fishing and boating. 

BAIT & BOAT FESTIVAL
Lake Marcia
Saturday, September 6, 2014
1 pm to 6:30 pm
FREE*

*Donation of $5 or more per boater or family appreciated

(Rain Date Sunday, September 7, 2014, 1 pm - 6:30 pm)

Bait & Boat Festival, 2013.

This special event is the one day of the year that boats are allowed on Lake Marcia. Participants may borrow one of the Friends’ kayaks or canoes for a short paddle or bring their own non-motorized boat and spend the day exploring. 


Bait & Boat Festival, 2013.

Afternoon activities include boat races, fishing contest, nature paddle, and crafts. An early evening campfire on the beach with s’mores will conclude the festivities. 

*****     Little Lulu's Concession Stand will be OPEN    *****

Schedule of Events
1 pm Boating, Fishing Contest, Crafts start
2 pm Boat Race
3 pm Interpretive Paddle with Park Naturalist
4 pm Boat Race
4 pm Crafts end
4:30 pm Fishing Contest ends
5 pm Boating ends
5 pm to 6:30 pm Campfire with s'mores


Fishing Contest, Bait & Boat Festival , 2013.

Crafts, Bait & Boat Festival, 2013.

Playing with boat craft, Bait & Boat Festival, 2013.

Playing with boat craft, Bait & Boat Festival, 2013.

Nature Paddle with Park Naturalist, Bait & Boat Festival, 2013.

S'more family fun at the Bait & Boat Festival, 2013.

All persons fishing, age sixteen or older, must have and display a valid NJ State fishing license. Please bring your own fishing equipment. All boaters must wear a PFD while on the lake. Participants who plan to bring their own non-motorized boat, remember your PFDs, and stop by the beach for instructions before putting your boat in the water.

Ready to go boating at the Bait & Boat Festival, 2013.


All boats must be rinsed off before going in the lake
 to prevent the spread of invasive species.

Little Lulu's Concessions Stand will be OPEN!


Pack a picnic, or let Little Lulu's Concession Stand do the cooking, and bring the whole family for a day of adventure at High Point State Park. The event is FREE, but donations are appreciated. Rain date is Sunday, September 7, 2014.

See you on the lake! 

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