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Northwest Paddling Festival: May 9 - 10

Published on 5/3/2014


Join us for the 2014 Northwest Paddling Festival – the largest event of its kind in the Pacific Northwest bringing paddle sports retailers, manufacturers and athletes together in one location! Featuring more than 60 paddle sports businesses offering canoes, kayaks, stand up paddleboards, paddling equipment, accessories and gear, the Northwest Paddling Festival on Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, 2014 on Lake Sammamish is a can’t-miss-event for any paddling enthusiast. Shop, compare a browse the best in paddle sports brands side-by-side, enjoy a guided kayak tour around the lake, test your skills in First Time SUPin’ clinics and more.


Friday, May 9: 2pm – 7pm

Saturday, May 10: 9am – 5pm



Till the next Northwest Paddling Festival!

May 9-10, 2014


The event is free to the public to attend. If you’d like to demo canoes, kayaks and SUPs at the event from the beach, there is a nominal $7 demo fee for the day.

Join us on Saturday May 10th for the Northwest Paddling Challenge – a spectator-friendly race on the shores of Lake Sammamish State Park. This six-mile course will host kayakers, stand up paddleboarders, and outriggers in a three-lap race along the shores.  We will also be hosting a two-mile course (one lap) for those interested in a shorter run or just new to racing.

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