Jun. 23rd
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Berlin

Join Us for the 29th Annual Bathtub Races!  This year we will be partnering with Believe In Tomorrow for a whole day family fun event!

JUNE 23RD 2018 from 11am to 8pm

11am-4pm- Believe in Tomorrow Block Party to benefit the Believe in Tomorrow House by the Sea

4:30pm-Bathtub Races Start

5pm-8pm- Bathtub Races

The friendly, yet competitive race is open to anyone who wants to compete. Businesses are strongly encouraged to participate – it is an excellent way to advertise while having fun at the same time!


  • Driver and Rider must be 16 years of age or older
  • Wheels may be no larger than 26 inches
  • Bathtub must have brakes and steering
  • There must be at least one rider (helmet required)
  • No more than one person can push (closed toe shoes required)
  • Bathtub must hold a minimum of 2 gallons of water
  • There is no limit to the number of wheels
  • Businesses may advertise on the sides of their bathtub
  • Tub must be under control of a pusher at all times and may not be released until tub has come to a complete stop
  • Crossing the yellow line during the races will result in disqualification of that heat

Besides the illustrious “Winner Takes All” trophy and year-long bragging rights, first place will take home a free banner ad on the Chamber’s Website ($400 value).

So pick out your Pit Crew, Driver and Pusher and start building!

There is a $75.00 entry fee per tub for Berlin Chamber members and $100.00 for non-members, payable via cash, credit card or check to the Berlin, Maryland Chamber of Commerce.

HEAT SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE! Sponsor a heat and have your business mentioned before and during the race as well as in various press releases.

For more information, please contact the Chamber Office at (410) 641-4775. Make sure to check back frequently for up to date information regarding the event.

Click Here to Register for the Bathtub Races


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Previous Winners

All Time Leader

  • Jesse Turner of Berlin Shoe Box retired his tub in 2011 after winning 7 times.