Friday, October 22, 2010

Head of the Charles

Date: 10/23/2010 - 10/24/2010

Address: Boston University DeWolfe Boathouse,
Location: Boston, MA
Hours: 8:00am
Cost/Cover: See website for details

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Contact Info: Telephone: (617) 868-6200 or Email:



Spend the weekend watching the races from the comfort of the Eliot Bridge Enclosure, a new by ticket only hospitality tent right at the river's edge sponsored in part this year by Delta. Tickets include breakfast and hot coffee in the morning, a gourmet lunch catered by Fleming's Steakhouse and a comfortable vantage point to watch crews as they come into the last stretch of the race. Click HERE to learn more or register for your weekend pass HERE


Located near Harvard's Weld Boathouse between the Weeks and Lars Anderson Bridges, the Weld Exhibition is one of the Regatta's liveliest sites. Official Head Of The Charles sponsors line the banks, offering delicious local flavors and free samples. Purchase your official Regatta Programs and Merchandise and check out up-to-date race results.
The Weld Exhibition also boasts one of the race's most exciting viewing sites and is the perfect place to enjoy the Regatta. find a spot along the banks and cheer your favorite crew through the race's halfway mark.


The 2010 Head Of The Charles Regatta will feature the 8th annual Reunion Village. As a service to both local and out-of-town spectators, the village provides a setting for clubs, schools, alumni groups, parents, boosters and "Friends" to connect and enjoy themselves against the backdrop of the greatest fall regatta in North America. Please check back for information on how to reserve a spot for your alumni group. Cold beer, wine, breakfast and lunch concessions are offered, or you may bring your own (but no alcohol may be brought onsite).

Other Reunion Village highlights :

Dining Tent with seating and floors

Big Screen TV with live racing footage and scrolling results

PA Color Commentary

Merchandise Sales

General Admission to the Reunion Village is $3/person or 2/$5.


Attend any (or all) of the three Head Of The Charles Awards Cermonies at the Rowing and Fitness Expo where all first place winners are presented with HOCR medals. The Awards Ceremonies are scheduled for: Saturday, October 23rd at 6PM, and Sunday October 24th at 3PM and 5:30PM.


Stop by the Rowing & Fitness Expo tent, located in the midst of the Finishing Area Launch Site (FALS) to try out a rowing machine, try on some beautiful rowing jewelry, or browse for new workout gear.

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