Northwest Paddling Festival May 6 – 7th, 2016
The sixth annual Northwest Paddling Festival is the largest festival of its kind in the Northwest. It is a great place for expert paddlers or those just looking to dip their oar in the water for the first time.
During the 2-day event, attendees can demo kayaks and stand up paddleboards, take kayak tours, attend seminars, compete in the “Northwest Paddling Challenge” and check out the latest gear and accessories from more than 60 paddle sports businesses.
Date: Friday May 6th and Saturday May 7th
Hours: Friday 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah
Admission: Free to public
Parking: $10 for one-day
Canoe, Kayaks, SUP Demos: $7 (free for Paddle Challenge contestants)
- 45-minute Sea Kayak Tours: Friday and Saturday
- Kids Zone: Friday and Saturday
- The Perfect Paddler Warm-up: Saturday 9:30 AM
- Northwest Paddling Challenge: Saturday 10:30 AM
- Join the Club: Saturday 1:30 PM
- Kayak Polo Exhibition Match: Saturday 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
- Survival Skills Fire Lighting Competition: Friday and Saturday
For seminars & schedules, visit: http://northwestpaddlingfestival.com/seminars/
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