Shoe Box Float Competition

Event date: 2/25/2020 8:00 PM Export event

Shoe Box Float Competition

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 at 8 p.m. At Paradise Bar and Grill, 21 Via de Luna. There is no cost to attend this event! Dress Casual or Kooky! Last blow out before Lent.

The competition starts days in advance as artists and wanna be float builders begin carefullly crafting mini floats out of empty shoe boxes.  There is no entry fee.  Open to all ages.  Floats may be delivered to the Paradise Inn lobby


  1. Find a shoe box, with lid
  2. Let your imagination run wild.
  3. Decide on a theme.
  4. Gather paint, construction paper, left over ribbon, beads, glitter, small toys, etc.
  5. Glue, glue gun
  6. An Island Times newspaper to cover your workspace, or if you are saving that edition, use some other rag
  7. The shoe box is the body of the float, the lid can be attached, like a roof, or snugged up to the end of the box, like a back splash.
  8. Wheels, yes if you want to. They can be made of cardboard, tinker toys, Oreo cookies, poker chips, pretty much whatever you'd like.

Additional Info:  Renee Mack,