Are you read for the worlds fastest boats, the worlds fastest airplanes, bikinis and sunshine?  The biggest river event of the year is set to kickoff on Friday on and over the Columbia River.

For a complete boat race weekend schedule GO HERE.

Get your tickets in advance now at area Albertson stores.   Here's how prices look for 2012.

Weekender Two-Day Admission Ticket

Adult: $25 Children 6 – 12: $10 Children 5 and under: Free

Saturday General Admission Ticket
(Available at the gate)
Adult: $15 Children 6-12: $5 Children 5 and under: Free

Sunday General Admission Ticket
(Available at the gate)
Adult: $25 gate Children 6-12: $5 Children 5 and under: Free

One Day Pit Access
(Does not include Park admission)
Friday: $10 Saturday: $10 Sunday: $10

Three Day Pit Pass
(Includes park admission)
$45