• Annual Event 3rd Weekend of May

Palmer River Fest

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LEGENDARY Annual Whitewater Festival!

Join us for our exciting annual weekend event to support Paddler Co-op’s kid, youth and Jr. Leadership programs and kick start your summer of whitewater adventures.

What a typical festival weekend looks like:

  • Friday arrival, registration, welcome & music @ 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday registration @ 7:30 – 8:45 a.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 4 instructional whitewater clinics total (high quality, safely facilitated) Saturday a.m./p.m. & Sunday a.m./p.m.)
  • Paddle Canada stand-up paddle board clinics (new!)
  • Kid-friendly whitewater canoe & kayak clinics
  • Canoe polo exhibition Saturday afternoon (new!)
  • On-site camping Friday, Saturday and, if you want/can, Sunday night
  • Live music Saturday night (new groups/bands in the lineup!)
  • Beer garden & poutine for purchase Saturday night
  • Yoga (Saturday a.m. & p.m., Sunday a.m.
  • Free childcare available for clinic participants
  • Radical raffle: sweet prizes & swag!
  • PRF proceeds go toward funding our kid & youth programs AND our Jr. Leadership program
  • New food vendor: purchase with cash
  • Exhibitors & vendors

*Perfect for EVERYONE: brand new beginner or intermediate or expert paddlers! Who doesn’t like good MUSIC, good FOOD, good friends new and old? Exactly!