Ride the rivers at Sweet Breeze Fest Aug. 24

Sweet Breeze Fest will be Aug. 24. (News-Sentinel.com file photo)

Come ride Fort Wayne’s rivers during Friends of the Rivers’ Sweet Breeze Fest 2019 will be Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Headwaters West.

Sponsored by Steel Dynamics, canal boat tours will be discounted, giving the public a chance to see Fort Wayne’s newest park, Promenade Park, while cruising on the water.

Tickets can be reserved at RideSweetBreeze.org>Boat Rides or purchase a ticket at Fort Wayne Outfitters: https://fwoutfitters.com/canal-boat-trips/ Prices are $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

Forty-five minute tours will depart Promenade Park Dock, north of Ambassador Amphitheater, on the hour: 10 and 11 a.m. and noon, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 p.m. Sweet Breeze is fully accessible, including onboard restroom facilities. Parking is available south of Headwaters West in the City-County lot (free on weekends) and in Headwaters East (paid) parking. SDI will supply water and Sweet Breeze cookies. Promenade Park facilities and refreshments will be available.