Amphibious cars, or Amphicar, are a wonderfully unique sight on the waters of Lake Erie. Put-in-Bay will once again experience the cheerful and adventurous presence of these singular vehicles on Monday, 25 July 2022. 3,046 Amphicars were imported into the United States between 1961 and 1967 from Germany. It has a 4 cylinder British-built Triumph Herald motor at the rear, producing 43 horsepower.
Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce provides the following agenda:
Day 1: Monday July 25
11AM – Amphicars arrive on 11AM Miller ferry
12:45PM – Amphicar Parade to the waterfront and around the square – park at ramp for photos
1PM – Cars “splash-in” at ramp, followed by an PIB Amphicar Harbor-Parade
1:30PM – cars do their annual “Island-Swim” to Middle Bass for lunch,
5PM – Amphicars return to the ramps for swims, Happy Hour at the Keys, and visit businesses around the square and in the water until last call Monday nite!
Day 2: Tuesday July 26
Mid morning – Amphicars arrive downtown, hitting all the popular businesses & attractions. Cars and owners will be on-island thru the day, generally based at the ramp next to the Jet Express for questions, trivia and fun
7:30pm – Amphicars return to the Mainland
Amphicars will return to Put-in-Bay for occasional day-visits: Wednesday through Saturday