An annual day of fun (and some debauchery) in Chesapeake City, Md.

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

The News Journal weighs in

Canal Day is a GO
With an eye on safety, Chesapeake City plans a festival that won’t go overboard

The News Journal

There’s something about Canal Day in Chesapeake City, Md., that brings out the best and worst in people.
In recent years, the event, which began small and sedate in 1975 as an arts festival to raise funds for the Chesapeake City District Civic Association, has gotten big – no, huge – and wild and crazy.
Last year’s festivities brought an estimated 400 boats and 10,000 visitors to a town that boasts fewer than 1,000 residents.

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