Mark your calendars for the 20th Annual Regatta at Lake Arthur - August 4th & 5th, 2018

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  • 2017 Native Butterfly Release and Memorial Finale!

    On Sunday, August 6th, to end the Regatta at Lake Arthur 2017, monarch butterflies will take flight for our Native Butterfly Release and Memorial Finale! Watch as Moraine State Park is filled with the color & motion of one of nature’s most beautiful creatures, the western Pennsylvania Monarch. 

  • Would You Like to Volunteer?

    The Regatta at Lake Arthur invites you to go behind the scenes with our staff and help make this community event possible! You can help in a variety of ways, and we would very much appreciate your help on August 5th and/or 6th. If you are interested, please review the jobs listed below. If you have additional questions, please contact the Regatta offices at 412-687-0707. 

  • 2017 FREE SummersCool Registration

    SummersCool sign ups for the Regatta at Lake Arthur are now available, and spots are filling up fast! Get excited to learn a host of land and lake activities taught by eco-experts and instructors. Limited pre-registration opportunities are available online! 

  • Visitor Feedback

    Give us your feedback! We want to know how your experience at the Regatta was so we can continue to improve and build upon this wonderful tradition. Save these Dates: August 5 & 6, 2017. Take the survey.

  • A HUGE Thank You

    It’s a wrap! RALA2016 finished strong and we are pleased to report nearly 18,000 visitors in attendance, with over 100 partners and volunteers. We would like to again acknowledge this year’s event sponsors and partners for making the Regatta at Lake Arthur such an exceptional experience for all... 

  • The Regatta at Lake Arthur is FREE - Thanks to the Generosity of our Sponsors!

    We would like to extend a sincere thank you to the generous organizations who have made commitments to support the 2016 Regatta at Lake Arthur. Without their help, this FREE community event would not be possible... 

  • Calling All Musicians!

    Do YOU have what it takes to play at the Regatta? We are thrilled to invite local bands and musicians to participate in the Regatta at Lake Arthur's 2016 Battle of the Bands! YOU could be featured on our Main Stage at 1:30pm on Sunday, August 7th... 

  • Timeless Traditions and Engaging New Features - Come Regatta!

    This year's event (August 6 & 7) will feature crowd favorites like our traditional sailing races and marketplace of food, craft and business vendors, as well as a return by many of our SummersCool instructors and loyal local partners. Don't miss exciting NEW activities like our "Lasers on the Lake" Saturday Finale with Pink Floyd Tribute Band Concert & Laser Light Show. With a full lineup of unique performances and scheduled activities throughout the weekend, there truly is something for everybody... 

  • 2016 FREE SummersCool Registration

    We are excited to announce that sign ups are now available for our 2016 SummersCool opportunities for this year's Regatta at Lake Arthur! Learn a host of land and lake activities taught by eco-experts and instructors. Limited pre-registration opportunities available online! Activities include...

  • 2016 Signature Events: Regatta at Lake Arthur

    Just over a month away, there are exciting updates to highlight this year's Regatta. We love traditions, so we’re bringing some back and including fresh new plans too! Join us the first weekend of August as we look forward to these greatly anticipated events which include a variety of water events and 2-days of FREE concerts which bring amazing regional musicians and a Saturday night finale (Aug 6): "Lasers on the Lake" with Dark Side of the Moon Pink Floyd Tribute Band...

  • Live at Lake Arthur - FREE Entertainment

    Announcing: Battle of the Bands - YOU could be featured on our Main Stage! Submit a short performance video clip to info@lakearthurregatta.org by Friday, July 22. Winner will be selected by our Entertainment Committee to perform LIVE on Sunday, August 7 at 1:30pm. Last year's Regatta weekend welcomed over 20,000 visitors - don't miss your chance to play for thousands from throughout the region...

  • Have Something Great to Offer?

    2016 planning has already begun! Partners, sponsors, vendors and volunteers are all important components of the Regatta at Lake Arthur. We are seeking premiere partners for this premiere event. Please email info@lakearthurregatta.org with your interest.

  • 2015 Regatta Merchandise

    Thanks to 3E Studios for this year's Regatta SWAG! If you didn't get a chance to see our 2015 "merch" at the event, check out the link below. Get your Official 2015 Regatta tee today! Purchase online.

  • What Did YOU Think?

    If you attended the 17th Annual Regatta at Lake Arthur, please take a moment to offer your feedback. This brief, 7 question survey will help us to learn from 2015, as we strive to be "the premiere, all-ages, eco-recreational event in the region." Take the Survey.

  • Crowd Doubles at the 2015 Regatta at Lake Arthur!

    The 17th Annual Regatta at Lake Arthur made some serious waves last weekend, more than doubling 2014 attendance. In a pristine setting along the water’s edge at Moraine State Park’s South Shore, over 20,000 visitors enjoyed live concerts and outdoor recreation...

  • Car Cruise

    Bring the family to the 2015 Regatta at Lake Arthur for our Baierl Toyota Car Cruise. Visit the Baierl Toyota Tent from 11:00am until 3:00pm on Saturday to enjoy: balloon twisting, give-aways, and light refreshments... 

  • Live at Lake Arthur!

    This FREE annual event at Moraine State Park - August 1st and 2nd will offer exciting family friendly activities including: 2 full days of live entertainment including 8 exciting concerts. SummersCool with instruction on land and water with more than 10 outdoor partners & engaging activities. This year’s lessons include archery, dragon boating...

  • Volunteer!

    Get behind the scenes access at the Regatta on August 1 & 2! Learn about volunteer opportunities now available on our website.
    *All volunteers will enjoy wristband access...

  • Buy a Butterfly!

    Release an individual butterfly, gently housed in a special envelope and distributed in honor of a special someone or in memory of a loved one. Monarch butterflies are now available...

  • Come & Enjoy...

    Live at Lake Arthur, showcasing FREE concerts and live entertainment throughout the Regatta weekend! Visit our website...

  • Pre-Register for SummersCool

    SummersCool opportunities offer a host of FREE "learn-to" activities taught by eco-experts and instructors. Walk-in opportunities will be limited, so reserve your spot...

  • Bring the Whole Family to the Baierl Automotive Car Cruise

    All are welcomed at the Baierl Automotive Tent on Saturday, August 1 from 11am until 3pm to enjoy: balloon twisting, give-aways, and light refreshments...

  • Fund the Fun! An Exciting New Way to Support

    The Regatta at Lake Arthur (August 1 & 2, 2015) has been and continues to be FREE to attend, including a host of live concerts, day-long instruction through SummersCool, kids crafts at the Lake Arthur Lily Pad, fireworks display and more. Most activities are available for FREE...

  • Calling All Eco-Experts, Instructors & Sports Enthusiasts!

    If you have expertise to offer in a land or water activity, we would love to partner with you at SummersCool. Featured partners will offer FREE guided instruction to Regatta visitors of all ages in: kayak, canoe, fly casting, family fishing, standup paddle board, camping, dragon boating, disc golf, windsurfing and more...

  • 2015 Pennsylvania Stand Up Paddle Board Championship

    Register now for the 2nd Annual Pennsylvania Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Championship at the Regatta at Lake Arthur! Registration cost is $20, and beginners to experts are welcome. Proceeds will benefit First Waves, supporting education & conservation efforts for under-served youth in the Pittsburgh region. Boards will be provided by SurfSUP Adventures if needed...

  • 2015 Puddle Duck Racer World Championship

    What do Oregon, Georgia, British Columbia, Oklahoma, Texas and Pennsylvania have in common? Each hosted a world championship puddle duck race! The ducks are returning to Moraine State Park, home of the annual Regatta at Lake Arthur, which will proudly host the 2015 Puddle Duck Racer World Championship and YOU can join the fun! The 2012 Worlds at the Regatta brought 27 puddle ducks...

  • 2015 PDGA Pro Disc Golf World Championships

    Join us on Sunday, August 1, as the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) kicks off the 2015 Pro World Championships at our very own Regatta at Lake Arthur! Featuring competitions in putting, mini disc golf, and skill shot, the South Shore will welcome hundreds of pro disc golfers from around the globe...

  • Join the Marketplace!

    Food, craft, and business vendors are encouraged to participate in the 2015 Regatta Marketplace. Our 2014 event recorded over 9,500 attendees through the weekend - let's give these visitors something to buy or eat or do. What's your specialty?...

  • Curious About How You Can Get Involved? Read On...

    Over 9,500 visitors attended the 2014 Regatta to experience 3,225 acre Lake Arthur and over 40 miles of scenic shoreline. The Regatta included over 100 partners and offered land & lake events, along with exciting new opportunities to engage with the natural resources of the park...

  • Come Aboard as a Partner!

    The Regatta at Lake Arthur continues to be a FREE event to attend, and many of the activities are available at no cost. This is only possible because of the generosity of our partners...

  • Reunion Village: Welcoming Summertime Groups to the 2015 Regatta at Lake Arthur.

    Looking for a unique way to gather with friends, family and colleagues this summer? Offer a private place to relax and enjoy "the premiere, all-ages, eco-recreational event in the region" at the 2015 Reunion Village...

  • RALA 2015. Save the Dates: August 1-2, 2015 (Moraine State Park)

    True to our mission "to be the premiere, all-ages, eco-recreational event in the region," plans are already underway to enhance this year's Regatta at Lake Arthur...

  • Want to Build a Better Regatta?

    2015 planning has begun! Partners, sponsors, vendors and volunteers are all important components of the Regatta at Lake Arthur. We are seeking premiere partners for this premiere event. Please email info@lakearthurregatta.org with your interest.

  • Tell Us What You Thought!

    If you attended the 16th annual Regatta at Lake Arthur, please take a moment to offer your feedback. This 9 question survey will help us learn from 2014 as we seek to fulfill our mission...

  • Thanks from the Regatta at Lake Arthur

    For the thousands that came to check out this year's 2-day event, we thank you. Because of your enthusiasm, the support of the community, and the great help of Moraine State Park, we were pleased to announce increased attendance and showcase a multitude of new and exciting partnerships...

  • Discounted Regatta Tees

    Thanks to Clockwise Tees for this year's Regatta SWAG! If you didn't get a chance to see our 2014 "merch" at the event, check out this link. Get your Official 2014 Regatta Shirt or Tank Top today!

  • Finale Events

    Stick around to help us close out each event day with this year's Signature Events: Light Up the Night Fireworks Finale - Saturday, August 2 at 9:00 PM, and Native Butterfly Release & Memorial Finale - Sunday, August 3 at 6:00 PM...

  • Baierl Automotive Car Cruise

    Bring the whole family out to this year's car cruise (Sat & Sun, 3pm-6pm). FREE and fun for all ages, Baierl Automotive will host a tent during the car cruise, featuring refreshments & giveaways...

  • MECA Race

    Looking for a new summer adventure? Grab some friends from the office, gather family members, or go solo to compete in our Moraine Eco Challenge Adventure Relay Race...

  • Building Healthy Places

    The trend toward healthy communities has been embraced by this year's Regatta. Join ULI Pittsburgh and the local chapters of NAIOP and BOMA, as we empower champions for health, energize open spaces, promote wholesome food options, and feature opportunities to get out and get active as we get a little "greener!"...

  • Volunteer!

    The Regatta invites you to go behind the scenes with us to make this community event possible. If you'd like to join our team as a volunteer on August 2 and/or 3, please review the opportunities and complete our online volunteer registration...

  • Learn to...

    There are more opportunities than ever this year to plug in at the Regatta. NEW SummersCool courses include Pittsburgh Flying Disc Society Disc Golf and Venture Outdoors Kayak...

  • Live at Lake Arthur

    Live musical performances will include: Resonance | Nameless in August | NOMaD | Rising Regina | Corned Beef & Curry Band | Good Brother Earl | Butler County Symphony Orchestra - NKC Trio. Visit our entertainment page for the full lineup and links to each artist...

  • Off to the Races!

    Love to bike, canoe, run or kayak? Don't miss the MECA (Moraine Eco Challenge Adventure) Race. Register Now!

    Sail your very own 8' watercraft in the 2014 North American Puddle Duck Championship Races...

  • Special Activities: Map & Compass Geocache Competition

    The 2014 Regatta will host its own Map & Compass Geocache Competition! With an on-site instructor to teach you the basics, you and your team will be sent on a quest to find as many hidden caches as you can...

  • Special Activities: YOLA

    Among other special activities: YOLA (Yoga on Lake Arthur) is a free community vinyasa yoga event for all-ages that will take place on the shores of Lake Arthur...

  • SummersCool Signups are Here!

    Try something new this season at RALA 2014 (August 2 & 3). Make a splash by learning standup paddleboard or dragon boating! Rather stay dry? Join camping 101 or a drum circle. Pre-registration is limited - enroll today!

  • Whole Foods Market

    This year's Regatta welcomes local business partners & friends who have "come aboard" to support this annual, regional event. Newest sponsors include...

  • entertainment. community groups. special performances.

    With a full entertainment schedule to follow, special musical performances will include headlining acts...NOMaD (Saturday, August 2) and Good Brother Earl (Sunday, August 3), along with...

  • free. fun. all ages.

    Most signature events & activities on Regatta weekend (August 2 &3) have no cost, including...Baierl Automotive Car Cruise, Children's Activities & Crafts, Biking & Hiking, Light Up the Night Fireworks Finale, Live Entertainment, Native Butterfly Release...

  • Reunion Village

    Looking for a unique and effortless way to gather with friends, family and colleagues this summer?...

  • Moraine Eco Challenge Aventure (MECA) Race

    Bike - canoe - run - kayak at the MECA Race, envisioned by Allegheny Aquatic Alliance...

  • Baierl Automotive Car Cruise

    Coming this summer...the Baierl Automotive Car Cruise. FREE and fun for all ages, this weekend for gear heads will feature "Made in the USA" American Classics...

  • Native Butterfly Release & Memorial Finale

    As a new Signature Event at the 2014 Regatta, be a part of our Native Butterfly Release & Memorial Finale. Locally raised in New Castle, PA, over 500 Western Pennsylvania butterflies will take flight in a mass release...

  • Learn New Skills

    NEW SummersCool will offer a host of "learn-to" activities taught by eco-experts & instructors, including archery, canoeing, dragon boating, fly-fishing, kayaking, standup paddleboarding, windsurfing, and more...

  • Love the Park

    "I Heart MSP" Contest Winner! Last month, we proposed a Valentine's Day challenge: tell us what you love most about the Park. Nicolette Tolomeo Germain responded with enthusiasm, "Moraine State Park is just a little 'peace' of heaven..."

  • Engage and Partner

    We are pleased to include in-kind sponsors, marketing sponsors, and unique partnerships that will enhance this regional event...

  • Meet the Team

    Meet our Student Public Relations Team from Slippery Rock University, who have come aboard to gain real-life experience through promotion of the 2014 Regatta at Lake Arthur...

  • What the duck? Rubber Duck & Puddle Duck, Pittsburgh just can't get enough.

    The Giant Rubber Duck may have left the Three Rivers, but Pittsburgh is welcoming new waterfowl: the Puddle Duck...

  • Build a Puddle Duck Sailboat

    Seasons of Fun for Everyone!
    Puddle Duck Sailboats are quick-build watercrafts constructed from plywood. This multi-generational activity is a great way to connect during the off-season by doing something memorable with a parent or grandparent...

  • 12 Days of Christmas: 2014 RALA Reprise

    Thought you missed our reprise of "The Twelve Days of Christmas?" Check out the full length version here, including all 12 days...

  • Website Refresh

    We now have a new and improved website! The site will continue to be updated with fresh information and blogs regarding all things Regatta...

  • K-LOVE Radio Returns

    The 2014 Regatta at Lake Arthur again welcomes K-LOVE Radio. Park visitors, young and old, will enjoy music and special giveaway prizes from K-LOVE...

  • New Sponsor NexTier

    We are pleased to announce NexTier Bank as a "Land Sponsor" of the 2014 Regatta...

  • Have a Groovy Little Christmas!

    A groovy little Christmas video from a few friends at the Regatta. Starring: Mike, Holly, Jim, Bethany and Sam.  Click here for the Christmas cheer!

  • Giving Thanks

    Fall brings great news and updates.  If you are watching to see what 2014 will bring to the Regatta at Lake Arthur...happy reading...

  • Memories of Moraine

    Many of us have wonderful memories of Moraine State Park. Do you have an image to share or a great story to offer about how you first fell in love with Moraine?...

  • A New Image

    Keeping in stride with our overall plan for the 2014 Regatta, our updated logo offers a reference to Regattas past with enhanced coloration and vibrancy....

  • Welcome Holly Muchnok

    For the first time in the history of the Regatta, we are pleased to announce the addition of an Event Director.  Holly Muchnok, President & Founder of East Wing Events, LLC will oversee all aspects of the 2014 Regatta at Lake Arthur...

  • SAVE THESE DATES

    Mark your calendars now for August 2 & 3, 2014.  Fall is in full swing, as are plans for the 16th annual Regatta at Lake Arthur...