Sponsors are crucial to success of festival

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The 5th annual Mermaid Festival is set for Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Indian Beach. Sponsored by the Canyon Lake Woman’s Club, this community-wide event features the ever-popular Cardboard Boat Challenge, vendors, contests, food, opportunity drawings, grand prizes, Mermaid Grotto and a Pirate Cove.

Sponsorship

Sponsorship is crucial to the success of the event. The club is asking local business owners and members of the community to consider one of the following sponsorships.

The sponsorship levels are as follows:

Seahorse (2nd place contest sponsor) $25: Second place prizes for the Little Mermaid, Little Pirate, Most Glamorous Mermaid and Knobble Knees competitions. The sponsor’s name or business will appear on the stage and be announced when the contest winners are announced.

Angel Fish (1st place contest sponsor) $50: First place prizes for the Little Mermaid, Little Pirate, Most Glamorous Mermaid and Knobble Knees competition’s and 1st place Judges Choice and Best Dressed cardboard boat competitions. The sponsor’s name will appear on the stage and be announced when the winners are announced and throughout the day.

Marlin (1st place Fastest Boat-Youth sponsor) $75: The sponsor’s name will appear on the stage and will be announced when the winner is announced and several times throughout the day.

Dolphin (1st place Fastest Boat sponsor) $100: The sponsor’s name will appear on the stage and will be announced when the winner is announced and several times during the day. The sponsor’s name will also be posted on the club’s website and Facebook page.

Giant Octopus (Pirate Cove sponsor) $250: The sponsor’s name will appear on the stage, at the Pirate Cove, on the Pirate Cove Banner and will be announced several times throughout the day. The sponsor’s name will also be posted on the club’s website and Facebook page.

Great White (King Neptune sponsor) $500: The sponsor’s name will appear prominently on the stage, will appear on the Grotto banner and will be announced with Grotto opening times and several times throughout the day. The sponsor’s name will also be posted on the club’s website (for one year) and Facebook page. Additionally, the sponsor will receive a full page color ad in the Woman’s Club Fashion Show program in April. The show is the club’s biggest event of the year.

Vendors

Vendors, especially those who specialize in beach or nautical merchandise with a mermaid or pirate angle, are needed. Vendor spaces are $40.

For sponsorship information, call 714-376-4512. For vendor information call 808-722-2749. Sponsorship forms are available on the Woman’s Club webstie at canyonlakewomansclub.com. Checks should be made payable to the Canyon Lake Woman’s Club and mailed to 23066-19 Canyon Lake Dr. South, Canyon Lake, CA 92587.

Found in 1972,  the Woman’s Club is a non-profit, non-partisan, philanthropic organization. Since 1995, the Woman’s Club has awarded more than $300,000 to local organizations and to Canyon Lake students in the form of scholarships.

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