• Annual Event 3rd Weekend of May

Palmer River Fest

Quick Details

Paddlers
CA$220
Boats (per day)
CA$40
Just Want to Hang Out
CA$30

LEGENDARY Annual Whitewater Festival

Join us for our exciting annual weekend event in support of Paddler Co-op’s youth and kids 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 (high quality, safely facilitated) Saturday a.m./p.m. & Sunday a.m./p.m.)
  • *Rafting!* Bring your friends and have some fun (new!)
  • Kid-friendly whitewater canoe & kayak clinics
  • On-site camping Friday, Saturday and Sunday night
  • Live music Saturday night – Open mic (5:30 – 8:00 pm) followed by a live band
  • Beer garden opens Saturday at 5 pm
  • Local food and late night poutine bar (bring your cash)
  • Yoga (Saturday a.m. & p.m., Sunday a.m.)
  • Free childcare available for clinic participants
  • Radical raffle: sweet prizes & swag!
  • PRF proceeds go towards our youth and kids programs fund
  • Exhibitors & vendors

*Perfect for EVERYONE: non-paddlers, brand new, experienced or expert paddlers! Who doesn’t like river FUN, good MUSIC, good FOOD, good FRIENDS new and old? Exactly!*