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Wanatchee River Festival: June 14 - 16

Brenna McVety  | Published on Friday, May 16, 2014


Saturday, June 14th in Cashmere, WA!

Come together, get out on the river with friends and family and enjoy the Wenatchee River!

The paddling community has come together once again to provide the community a forum to celebrate and inspire one another, as well as raise funds to support American Whitewater, whose mission continues to conserve and restore America's whitewater resources and to enhance opportunities to enjoy them safely.

We welcome and encourage participation of all river lovers. Whether you kayak, raft, or ride the waves on a board, the festival offers a little something for everyone.

Thank you to all our supporters, including the paddling community, organizers, sponsors, volunteers, and a most gracious "thank you" to the City of Cashmere for hosting WRF for 25 plus years. This year's festival will feature:

Free shuttles
Riverboard/Raft Surf Competition
Raft Down River Race
Raft Flip-n-Recovery Event
Throw-rope competition throughout the day
Silent Auction
Displays featuring festival sponsors, vendors and community groups
Event List:

Friday at Rodeo Hole:
4:00 Riverboard Surf Competition
5:00 Kayak Surf Competition
6:00 Raft Surf Competition

Saturday from Rodeo to the Riverside center (Shuttles will start at 11:00am from Riverside Center to Rodeo Hole):
2:00 Down River Kayak Race
7:00 Down River R4 Raft Race
7:30 Flip and Recovery Competition

Sunday in Leavenworth:
Flat water kayak demos at Blackbird Island
12:00 Stand Up Paddleboard Race around Blackbird Island
1:00 Icicle River Kayak Race

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