Saturday ~ May 26, 2018

Hosted at Little Bohemia on Little Star Lake

We hope to have a beautiful weekend to provide us with sunshine and warmth for each day of the event. No matter the weather, we know for certain that the many visitors who crowd the docks at Little Bohemia in Manitowish Waters will have a blast!

Boat & car viewing, live music, food/beverages, Plein Air painters,
kids games, informational booths, steam boat rides and an awards program are just a few of the show’s features.




Boat Registration

We welcome you to participate in Manitowish Water's
3rd Annual Boat & Car Show.

Why not take the opportunity to visit one of Wisconsin's premier summer destinations? Who would have thought that
boating, cars and scenery go hand-in-hand?

Limited space is available in water -
Register soon!

We have unlimited space for boats to be displayed on land.

Complimentary Boat Launch will be available to all
registered in-water boats at Greer's Pier -
located on Hwy 51 and the bridge

in Manitowish Waters.

Antique Outboard Registration - NEW FOR 2018!


We welcome you to participate in Manitowish Water's
3rd Annual Boat & Car Show.

New for this year - come show off your Antique Outboard!

Car Registration

We welcome you to participate in Manitowish Waters
3rd Annual Boat & Car Show.

Take the opportunity to visit one of Wisconsin's
premier summer destinations in your classic car.

Antique Motorcycle Registration

NEW for 2018 - show off your Antique Motorcycle!


Event Schedule

Saturday, May 26th

8am - 10am : Registration (Little Bohemia) for boat show captains

10am - 4pm
~ Show Open to the Public (no pets please)
~ Concessions & food brought to you by Little Bohemia
~ FREE Steam Boat Rides Courtesy of Dave Krembs

10am : Start Your Engines

10am - 4pm : Face Painting Available By Angie Huckbody

Noon to 4pm : Live Music by Night Flyer

1pm : Start Your Engines

2:30pm: Awards Ceremony

4pm : Cruise around Manitowish Waters and our Chain of 10 Lakes
for a great dinner out! (On your own)


NEW Awards Categories have been added!
These are in addition to our awards listed below from 2017!

Best Fiberglass - Pre 1975

Outboard Motors:
Most Original
Best of Show

Most Original
Best of Show

The Manitowish Waters Chamber is happy to announce the following winners from the 2017 Boat & Car Show:


  • Steam Launch
    • 1st place – Dave Krembs – 1989 Elliot Bay Launch
  • People's Choice
    • 1st place – Dave Osborn – 1925 Old Town
    • 2nd place – Ross & Ruth Lynch – 2003 Grand Craft Grand Sport
  • Pre-War
    • 1st place – Al McNichol – 1936 Chris Craft Runabout
    • 2nd place – Libby Siebold – 1927 Sport Square Stern Canoe
  • Post War
    • 1st place – Bob & Jeri Dillman – 1948 Century Sea Maid
    • 2nd place – James & Heidi Graft – 1955 Chris Craft Capri
  • Skippers Choice
    • 1st place – Tom Larson – 1921 Old Town Charles River
  • Best of Show
    • 1st place – Roberta Hegy – 2015 Home Built Torpedo
  • Show Choice Awards
    • Michael Wasilczuk – Self Built Sea Kayak
    • Dave Osborn – 1925 Old Town
    • Dr Dave Koski – Self Built Steam Engine


  • Custom Street Rod
    • 1st place – Jerry Pisani – 1932 Highboy
  • Trucks
    • 1st place – The Bartling Family – 1929 IHC Truck
    • 2nd place – Bob Carpenter – 1972 Chevrolet C10 72
  • People's Choice
    • 1st place – Michael Grutza – 1947 Plymouth Special Deluxe Wagon
    • 2nd place – Jerry Pisani – 1932 Ford Highboy Roadster
  • Show Choice – Most Original
    • 1st place – Jeff Farmer – 2006 Ford GT
    • 2nd place – Jerry Pisani – 1929 Ford
  • Show Choice – Customized
    • 1st place – Jim Meier – 1970 Plymouth Cuda
    • 2nd place – Jim Meier – 1969 Plymouth Road Runner
  • Show Choice – High Performance Muscle Cars
    • 1st place – Jeff Farmer – 1967 Ford Selby Cobra
    • 2nd place – Pete Sokolich – 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS Indy Pace Car



Sponsorship Opportunities

Contact Us

Manitowish- Water-LogoManitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 251
Hwy 51 & Airport Road
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545

Tel: 715-543-8488