Whether you are a boater, homeowner, renter, vacationer, or day visitor—Heritage Harbor welcomes you!” 

Are you ready to jump into summer with a splash?!? Heritage Harbor has a full events calendar this year to kick off your Memorial Day weekend celebrations so you can get your summer off to an exciting start.  

We will host our official ribbon cutting at Quarterdeck and Red Dog Grill with members of the Ottawa Chamber on Friday, June 4th at 4pm. Join us as we honor the dreaming, planning, and hard work that went into getting these establishments ready for the 2021 season.  Your presence and support are much appreciated as our community launches these premises. 

THIS WEEKEND! The Annual Harbor Blessing for boaters will commence at 10:30am on May 29th on the Harbor Walk in front of Red Dog GrillBefore the blessing starts, carnations will be distributed to participants.  We will share a few words and then you can return to your boat for a private blessing.

The Quarterdeck (Marina Office) is hosting an open house and ice cream social from 11am to 2pm on May 29th. Stop into the new location to check out the facility and all they have to offer. All Welcome. 

Our annual Memorial Day Parade will take place on May 30 from 10amSit on your porch and enjoy the parade as we drive through our neighborhoods passing out candy and remembering those who served our countryThe parade will begin on the east side of the resort, starting with Cottages at Herons Landing and the Villas, then continuing on to the West Peninsula. Help us remember those who gave so much and sacrificed for our freedom.  

Come kick off a great summer and boating season with the Harbor Master Breakfast from 9am to 11am on Monday, May 31 for boaters and homeownersCome up to the RDG patio door and grab your to-go order. There will be a cash bar with Bloody Marys and Mimosas. 

The resort is holding a Dusty Shoes Open House this weekend for those interested in viewing the new Hemingway House, Sawgrass Cottage and The BoathousesRemember to make your appointment to view the latest in real estate at Heritage Harbor. Learn more about the exciting recently launched Navvy TownAppointments are filling up quickly so book your tour now by calling 815-433-5000 ext. 1. 

Red Dog Grill is newly renovated and has a freshly revamped menu for the summer season.  Stop in to order up an old favorite or to sample a new item. We can’t wait to host you on the patio or Tiki Bar

As always, our active weekend fun kicks off on Saturday mornings at 9am on the Harbor Walk with our weekly parkrun timed 5K. Be sure to preregister at https://www.parkrun.us/register/ for this internationally organized, always free, timed event.  Keep the momentum up and rent a watercraft through our marina office to enjoy the Illinois River boating experience. If you’d rather stick to landcontact Harbor Inn bike rentals to reserve a bike to explore the area.  

Whether you are a boater, homeowner, renter, vacationer, or day visitor—Heritage Harbor welcomes you!  Come visit for the day and see why this is the place for you! 

Heritage Harbor is located at 111 Harbor View Drive in Ottawa. Please call (815) 433-5000 Ext. 1 to preschedule a one-on-one appointment or email tammyb@heritageharborottawa.com. Enjoy a virtual drive-through of the community by visiting  www.visitheritageharbor.com

Whatever you choose to do, we are certain you will enjoy living the Harbor Life.  We love to hear from you! Share your favorite Harbor Happenings with us.

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