RICHLAND, Wash. - The annual Richland Regatta Boat Races are set to kick off Friday morning at Howard Amon Park.
Organizers began setting up for the weekend's festivities Thursday morning.
"We have plenty of vendors down here. I believe we even have a face painter coming down here," said Northwest Power Boat Association President, John Culver.
The race is hosted by the Northwest Power Boat Association, and will include power boats that can go up to 130 miles per hour. The event is free to the public and will feature local food vendors for a weekend long event, beginning on June 9th and ending June 11th.
"We have a great commentator coming to entertain everybody... bring the family down here. Its free, free parking, free admission," said Culver.
The event starts at 10am and ends at 5pm every day.
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