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FAQ 

WHEN IS THE HERRING NECK DORY FESTIVAL?

The Herring Neck Dory Festival is always on July's second last full weekend.

 

WHEN IS THE SCHEDULE RELEASED?

The schedule is released a month before the festival. You can find it on our website or social media pages. 

SET TIMES

Although not every event has an end time, all events have set start times. As the festival is a busy time, we try to stay on schedule to keep things flowing nicely. Therefore all events will be starting exactly on their assigned start time as posted in the list of events.

TICKETS AND REGISTRATION

Tickets will be available in advance on the website and on sale at the Festival Booth located at the Craft Fair.

ENTRY & SECURITY

For everyone's safety, bags may be subject to a search at the entrance to an event. No outside food or beverages are permitted inside an event.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

Alcoholic Beverages are not permitted in or out of our various venues. Alcohol will be available for purchase at the Dance with proof of a valid ID.

WEATHER

Inside events will not be affected by weather. For updates on outside events in the case of poor weather conditions, we ask that you check our social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram), ask an event staff or check with a volunteer at the Festival booth.

DO I HAVE TO PAY TO ENTER THE RACES? 

The races are a free event and all are welcome to join! However, we do have limited space available so we reccoment you register early. Registration will end at 11:00 am on the day of the races.

 

DO I NEED MY OWN BOAT TO ENTER THE RACES?

No. We provide boats and safety equipment to all who sign up for the races. 

 

ARE THERE EVENTS FOR KIDS? 

Yes, most of our events are kid-friendly. However, we always host our Family Fun Day on the Friday morning of festival weekend. 

 

ACCESSIBILITY 

All of our events have accessibility areas. If you require more information or directions please contact us or ask a volunteer during the festival.

 

IS EVERYTHING IN THE SAME PLACE?

No. Our events are spread out in different locations across Herring Neck. You can find a festival map on our website. 

 

WHERE CAN THE FIREWORKS BE SEEN?

The fireworks can be seen across the pond. There is a site map on our website with more information.

 

IS THERE FOOD?

Yes. Every event has our canteen and most events also have a bbq.

 

WHERE CAN I PARK?

There is street parking close to all the events. Please be aware of parking signs and directions given by volunteerS

IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER QUESTIONS FEEL FREE TO ASK US THROUGH OUR CONTACT PAGE. 

SEE YOU AT THE RACES

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