Since 1990, the Manuels River Bobber Race has been an exciting tradition for the young and young at heart!
Year after year, many families witness the thrilling splash of thousands of red and white bobbers anxiously hitting the bubbling water.
Some bobbers get stuck along the river, while others fight to get ahead of the pack as roaring crowds cheer them on! Big smiles and gasps of laughter fill the air as neck and neck they near the finish line.
And the winning bobber is...
This year, to keep the spirit of The Bobber Race alive, it's a 'Race' to buy your 'Bobber' tickets for
a 50/50 CA$H Jackpot Lottery!
Winning 'Bobber' Ticket Takes Half! Manuels River Charity takes half.
Throughout the pandemic, the incredible trails surrounding Manuels River have continued to see increased use by families for their physical and mental well being. Manuels River provides this beautiful, clean outdoor space FREE to everyone in the Province to come and enjoy them. We maintain these busy trails and diligently oversee their operation and preservation. With the opening of the Ocean Trail East section of the trail system in 2020, the variety of activity along the trail system and on the river has changed. Our electronic trail counters captured over 265 000 people on our trails; all local trail users in the last 12 months.
Manuels River was forced to change or fail; adapting our major fundraising events to current public health guidelines where possible and canceling when it was not safe to proceed. Again this year, we may not be able to put off large events due to the healthcare restrictions in place.
The Bobber Race 50/50 Lottery is how we adapted our annual community event to a province-wide virtual event. Your support made it a success! If you feel you are in a position to help, please support our efforts. Purchase your Bobber Race 50/50 Lottery tickets. Your support will allow us to continue the Manuels River Trail maintenance and future development.
Health & Well Being For ALL
Annually, 300,000+ People
Enjoy Our Trails For Free
Our Educational Programs Give Families, Schools and Visitors The Opportunity to Learn and Grow
Early Bird Draw: A Mini-Manuel Greenhouse valued at $7,000 or a Cash Prize of $5,000. Purchases made up to midnight NST, Tuesday, July 12, 2022 are eligible. The drawing for this prize will be Friday, July 22, 2022 at Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre.
Bobber Race 50/50 Draw: All Sales end midnight NST, Wednesday, September 7, 2022. The drawing for this prize will be Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre.
Early Bird Draw – A Mini-Manuel Greenhouse or $5,000.00 presented by cheque.
Bobber Race 50/50 Tickets Available for Online/Phone-in Only