Date: April 11th-13th
Time: Events 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Friday-Sunday with concerts at 7:00 p.m. Friday and 6:00 p.m. Saturday
Location: James Island County Park (871 Riverland Drive, Charleston, SC 29412)
Cost: $1 or a Gold Pass gets you into the park to check out the exhibits. Once inside, $10 buys a "Try It" pass to test out kayaks, SUPs, canoes, bikes, disk golf, climbing and more.
One of the biggest and best festivals of its kind in the southeast, the East Coast Paddlesports & Outdoor Festival has something for just about everyone who loves the outdoors. Guests will enjoy exhibits, information, demos, contests, and educational presentations on biking, kayaking, stand up paddling, climbing, slacklining, archery, and more. If you have any interest in purchasing paddling equipment, trying out a new outdoor sport, or seeing the experts at the top of their game, this festival is for you. Visitors can enjoy the festival for the day or buy a weekend pass.
The "Try It" zone will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Paddling trips, paddling classes and on-water demonstrations will be available all weekend from early morning to late evening for those of you who are interested in improving your paddling skills. To see the detailed paddlesports schedule, click here.
In addition to paddlesports and outdoor activities, the festival will also host the Afro-Carribean inspiried local band Sol Driven Train on Friday night and bluegrass band Flatt City on Saturday night.
For more information about the East Coast Paddlesports and Outdoor Festival, visit the CCPRC page here.