Wawasee Flotilla News 2019


When: Saturday, July 6th

Where: Gather in front of the Wawasee Spink at 11:00 AM. Parade begins at 11:30 AM moving counterclockwise around the lake.

Theme: Collegiate Spirit

The Wawasee Flotilla will be celebrating its 58th Flotilla parade during the 2019 Fourth of July weekend. We hope to see creative displays honoring both public and private colleges such as: Indiana University, Purdue University, University of Notre Dame, Ohio State University, University of Michigan, Ball State University, Trine University, Wabash College, Michigan State University, DePauw University, Grace College, Valparaiso University, University of Southern California, Stanford University, etc. Entrants are invited to decorate their floats, piers, and cottages to show their collegiate spirit.

You need to register in order to be eligible to win an award. Registration forms will be available at local retailers including Team Tuttle Mortgage LLC.  Alternatively, you can call 574-457-3775 or email hollytuttle@yahoo.com to have a registration form sent to you. You may also register the day of the Flotilla at the Judges’ boat.

This year’s awards will be the coveted Commodore Cup, DNR, Wawasee Property Owners Association, Neighborhood, Youth, Wawasee History, Most Patriotic, Commercial/Business, Non-Profit, Best Wooden and Antique Boats, and Most Original. Returning will be the latest award from 2018: Red, White, and Boom. Awards will also be given for the best on-shore displays and a “People’s Choice Award” determined by Facebook voters.

Flotilla Road Race will be on Thursday, July 4th at Lakeside Park, Syracuse, IN. Registration begins at 7:00 AM and race starts at 8:00 AM.

Please visit our website for updated information at www.wawaseeflotilla.com and follow us on Facebook @ Wawasee Flotilla.

Thank you and hope to see you on July 6th!

Holly Tuttle