Big Wake Weekend

Big Wake Weekend promoter arrested at his Folsom home

A Folsom resident, known for last summer's Big Wake Weekend, was arrested by Placer County Sheriff's deputies on charges on fraud. Robert Richards, Jr., 54, of Folsom, was ...

Last H1 Unlimited Hydroplane winner at Folsom Lake returns for Big Wake Weekend

In 1967, Billy Schumacher won the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane race at Folsom Lake. That was the last time the H1s raced there. Fast forward to this weekend, and Schumacher is back, th ...

Big Wake Weekend ticket booth open in Granite Bay

Big Wake Weekend, California’s premier picnic and celebration combining culture, sport and entertainment, takes place at Granite Bay State Recreation Area May 31 through June ...

Folsom Lake State Recreation at Granite Bay chosen to host Big Wake Weekend

Representatives from Big Wake Weekend, promoter Bob Richards and H1 Unlimited President Sam Cole, along with California State Parks and Recreation Folsom Sector staff, will address ...

Hydroplanes to race on Folsom Lake at Granite Bay May 31 - June 2

For the first time since 1967, hydroplane boats will race on Folsom Lake. The HI Unlimited Hydroplane Series, part of the Big Wake Weekend, will descend on the Folsom Lake State R ...