2016 Racing and Social Schedule

  • Here’s what’s happening ashore at the Chester Yacht Club:

Hopping Penguins are returning to open

Chester Race Week 2016 on Wednesday, August 10th!

and are back on Friday, August 12th!

penguinsHopping Penguins are a terrific live act, a party band extraordinaire!      Chester Race Week presents the band Hopping Penguins on Wednesday, August 10 & on Friday, August 12

Members of the high-energy band are originally from Halifax and over the years they have gone their separate ways, but every August the HPs return to Nova Scotia to play a mix of reggae, ska, funk, dance and R&B.  You have to see these guys!

HP CRW 2012


Asia & NuGruv  on Thursday, August 11th


Asia & NuGruv are one of Atlantic Canada’s finest party bands!

Motown, Disco, Funk, standard R&B hits and everything in between, they will have everyone dancing and having a great time.

Killer horn section, and exceptional vocalists, they pride themselves in covering great music that everybody knows.


Party Boots closing CRW 2016 on Saturday, August 13th

Party Boots

Party Boots is a premium, live music experience – a dance party, a show, and a continuous shot of energy for the crowd.

Known for their high energy and diverse shows, PB will entertain you! Upbeat, worldly dance music!


Two food trucks and a gourmet hot dog cart will be on the grounds for all 4 days.

The Rustic Crust

a true Italian wood fired pizzeria on wheels

 no propane, no gas, just wood

Rustic Crust


with its freshly revamped wagon will feature everyone’s

favourite fish & chips & poutine

(formerly Irene’s Take Out)

Some'Thing Fishy


serves hand crafted hot dogs, sausages and condiments

All made with love from local ingredients