May 23, 2024

Ahoy, Mateys! Cardboard Boat Race Sets Sail at the 2024 New Braunfels City Tube Chute

New Braunfels, TX – Get ready to set sail and cheer on the courageous captains as they navigate their cardboard vessels through the treacherous waters of the New Braunfels City Tube Chute! The Thru the annual Chute Boat Race & River Expo is back, promising a day filled with thrills, spills, and plenty of pirate-worthy fun.

Located at 462 E. Mills, New Braunfels, TX 78130, the City Tube Chute serves as the epicenter of this annual cardboard boat race extravaganza. Competitors from far and wide will converge to showcase their ingenuity and craftsmanship as they launch their handmade boats down the tube chute.

As spectators line the banks of the Comal River, they’ll witness the spectacle of boats of all shapes and sizes vying for victory. From sleek speed demons to whimsically themed creations, there’s no shortage of creativity on display.

But the excitement doesn’t end with the races. Between heats, guests are invited to participate in a variety of educational and imaginative activities hosted by event partners. Whether it’s learning about river conservation or engaging in hands-on crafting, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

And what’s a competition without prizes, you ask? Fear not, me hearties, for there be booty aplenty to be won! Judges will bestow awards upon the most deserving vessels, including the coveted titles of Judges Favorite, Most Creative, Team Spirit, Epic Fail Award, and Overboard Advertising.

Who will take home the treasure trove of prizes? Only time will tell! As they say in the pirate world, “Why couldn’t the pirate play cards? Because he was standing on the deck!” So grab your eye patches and parrots, and join us for a day of high-seas adventure at the Thru the Chute Boat Race & River Expo! Arrr!