Float Your Fanny Down the Ganny is a 10km race along the Ganaraska River to commemorate the 1980 flood that crippled Port Hope’s downtown area.

General Information

Saturday April 13, 2024

Start Times
10:00AM – Canoes and Kayaks – Canton
12:00PM – Floaties – Optimist Park

Finish Times
11:00AM – First Canoes and Kayaks
12:15PM – First Floaties

Other Times
10:00AM – ‘Fannyville’ Event Village Open
12:00PM – Canoes and Kayaks Awards Presentation


Centred around the finish area at Barrett Street Bridge and Cavan Street, the event village will offer entertainment and activities, as well as the chance to watch the participants float over the last rapids section of the course. Live commentary will be provided, as well as some additional entertainment on the water.

Spectators and visitors will be able to enjoy food and drinks from one of the many vendors along the banks, or make the short walk into the town for shopping or bars.