DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION

The Amphitheater at the Boat Basin

Arts at the Amphitheater

Boppin' on the Basin

Movies by the River

The Huron Boat Basin & Amphitheater is located at 330 North Main St., Huron, OH
Boat Basin phone:  419-433-4848
Email:  boatbasin@cityofhuron.org

Community Events at the Huron Boat Basin:

Pumpkin Festival - Saturday, October 8, 2016. 11am-5pm. Great family festival with something for everyone! Don't miss the Pumpkin Drop at 2:30pm!! Plus the Huron River Art-Craft Fest (sponsored by Huron Chamber of Commerce) held in conjunction with the Pumpkin Fest. 

First Federal Farmers Market - Every Thursday through October 20, 2016. 3:30-6:40pm. Fresh produce, baked goods, specialty items from local vendors/growers!

Christmas with Santa - Saturday, December 10, 2016. 4pm-8pm. Join Santa and Mrs. Claus to celebrate the Holiday Season! Free admission. Carriage rides and children's crafts complete the afternoon. 

 

Check back in January for 2017 Schedule of Boppin on the Basin, Arts @ the Amphitheater and Movies by the River. 

2016 Schedule of Huron Boat Basin & Amphitheater Events (pdf)

2014BestLiveMusic

Best Live Music Venue...Huron Boat Basin!

BOPPIN' ON THE BASIN

-Free admission to all events is made possible by our sponsors
-You are welcome to bring chairs to the amphitheater
- No alcohol allowed, no glass containers 

Boppin on the Basin features pop music, classic rock, country, blues, and jazz live entertainment. Concerts begin at 7:30 pm on Saturday evenings unless otherwise noted.

2016 Boat Basin Schedule

June 4

 

City Wide GARAGE SALE I

High Life (again) - Enjoy the sounds of Steve Windwood

9 am- 2 pm

 

7:30 pm

June 11

Venyx- With two female vocalists, providing decades of Top 40 R & B, Pop and Rock favorites

7:30 pm

 

June 18

SandTown -Motown at its finest!

7:30 pm

June 25

Alex Bevan- A Crazy Little Sunset Concert--just for FUN! A Great Lakes Troubadour sharing his Lake Erie Legacy!

7:30 pm

July 2

RED, WHITE & BLUES BANG -

KingBees perform 6:30-8:30 pm

The Alan Greene Band perform 8:30-10:30 pm

Fireworks Saturday @ 10:30 pm

6:00 pm

FIREWORKS at 10:30 pm

July 8, 9 & 10

Huron River Fest - 25th Anniversary! Live Music and event schedule at huronriverfest.com

Fireworks Friday @ 10:15 pm

FIREWORKS on FRIDAY -10:15 pm

July 16

Cletus Black - Unique style of rock, pop & blues

7:30 pm

July 23

Christmas in July -- Rumours - A Fleetwood Mac tribute

7:30 pm

July 30

17th Annual K-96/WLKR   Summer Jam - wkfm.com

5:00 pm

Aug. 6

Rebeats - Tribute to the Swingin' 60's and the Beatles

7:30 pm

Aug. 12, 13 & 14 

Huron Rotary - Fine Art & Food Truck Festival with Live Music! Schedule at huronrotary.org

5 pm on Friday-check Huron Rotary website for details.

Aug. 20 

Soft Machine

All Classics Show - A celebration of vintage boats & cars. Music, food & fun for the whole family!

7:30 pm 

Aug. 27

Legends of Rock - Best of British Invasion & Elvis

7:30 pm 

Sept. 3 

New Decade Band - 50's through the 90's & more! Classic Rock & Pop

7:30 pm 

Sept. 10 

City Wide GARAGE SALE II 

9 am- 1 pm

Oct. 10

Pumpkin Fest - Families will love this great Fall Festival! 

11 am - 5 pm

Presented by:

Lake Erie Towing, IAC-International Automotive Components, Tow Boat U.S., and Pepsi

 

ARTS AT THE AMPHITHEATER

 -Free admission to all events is made possible by our sponsors

 -You are welcome to bring chairs to the amphitheater

 -No alcohol allowed, no glass containers 

Arts at the Amphitheater features a variety of classical, big band, and marching-band style live performances. Concerts begin at 7:00 pm on Sunday evenings unless otherwise noted.

2016 Arts @ Amphitheater - Sundays

July 10

Huron River Fest – The region’s most popular family event 

11 am- 6 pm

July 17

Vermilion Community Concert Band – Vermilion’s premiere concert band

7 pm

July 24

The Smooth Groove - Local band playing the Motown and Doo-Wop songs you all know and love!

7 pm

July 31

Pantasia –Music performed on the steel drum, the national instrument of Trinidad & Tobago! Findlay High School Steelband

7 pm

Aug. 7

Erie County OSU Alumni Band - Go Bucks!

7 pm

Aug. 14

Rotary Fine Art & Food Truck Festival 

11 am - 4 pm

Thanks to our 2016 Supporters:  

Brass Pelican on the River

The Crawford Insurance Group

Captain Montague's Bed & Breakfast

Domino's Pizza

GIMCO Concrete Construction

Harbor North

Huron Drive Thru, LLC

Huron Lions

I-5's

Lucky Stone Promotions

South Shore Marine

 


MOVIES BY THE RIVER 

 -Free admission to all events is made possible by our sponsors

 -You are welcome to bring chairs to the amphitheater

 -No alcohol allowed, no glass containers 

Great for family entertainment, the Amphitheater at the Huron Boat Basin presents a free, family-friendly movie series that runs from mid-July to mid-August. Movies are on Wednesday nights and begin at dusk.

2016 Movies – Wednesday Evenings

ALL MOVIES BEGIN AT DUSK

July 13    

Minions


July 20

Muppets Christmas Carol


July 27

Big Hero 6


Aug. 3

Inside Out


Aug. 10

E.T.

 

Presented by:  Buckeye Cable System

Special Thank You to The Wightman-Wieber Charitable Foundation for assistance with our equipment upgrade.   

 

Huron_Decal2

Huron Decals -  $5.00 each; donation to the Huron Parks Foundation. Click on the Decal to the left for the mail order form. New - Also available in static-cling; no residue when removed! Thank you for your support!