Regatta Day History
Regatta Day seeks to pay tribute to North America’s oldest sporting event, rowing. This day aims to acknowledge the long lasting competitive event and celebrate the tradition.
Regatta Day was given a Royal designation in 1993 though it was widely acknowledged in 1818. It is observed annually on the first Wednesday in August.
Regatta Day References and Related Sitesstjohnsregatta.ca: Regatta Day