Events

Featured Event

2020 Wildwater Worlds

April 26- 30, 2020

Celebrate international competition with the NOC for a week long wildwater competition. Learn More

Upcoming Events

Work Hard, Play Hard Job Fair

March 14 , 2020

Join us for NOC's first annual job fair! Learn More

NRC Slalom US Open

March 27- 28, 2020

This national-level slalom and downriver race on the Nantahala River is suitable for intermediate to advanced paddlers. Learn More

Upper Cascades release 4/18

April 18 , 2020

4/18/2020 Cascades & Upper Nantahala Release Learn More

Live Like Maria Freestyle Classic

April 18- 19, 2020

Join NRC for a fun weekend of clinics and competition in the discipline of Freestyle. Learn More

NOC Spring Fling

April 18- 19, 2020

Celebrate spring in the Smokies with free live music and gear demos, a community freestyle event and family-friendly activities. Learn More

Upper Cascades release 4/19

April 19 , 2020

4/19/2020 Cascades & Upper Nantahala Release Learn More

Smoky Mountain Relay

April 24- 25, 2020

Teams of 6 or 12 runners traverse 212 miles through the Smoky Mountains in this epic overnight relay. Learn More

2020 Wildwater Worlds

April 26- 30, 2020

Celebrate international competition with the NOC for a week long wildwater competition. Learn More

Merrell Adventure Dash

May 23 , 2020

Runners negotiate challenge obstacles in this 5K adventure race. Kids aged 12 and under race free with a participating adult. Learn More

Women’s Paddlefest

June 5- 7, 2020

The Ladies Southeast Paddling Series has moved to Nantahala Outdoor Center for a three-day paddling festival, hosted by inspirational paddler Anna Levesque! Learn More

Fontana Lake Open Water Races

June 13 , 2020

5K, 10K, and 15K Open Swim Race on Beautiful Lake Fontana! Learn More

Not Your Average Ladies Night

June 29 , 2020

It's NOC's Annual Not Your Average Ladies Night - stop by for Inspiration, Raffles, and Shopping! Learn More

Upper Cascades release 7/10

July 10 , 2020

7/10/2020 Cascades & Upper Nantahala Release Learn More

Upper Cascades release 7/24

July 24 , 2020

7/24/2020 Cascades & Upper Nantahala Release Learn More

Paddle Grapple

August 1 , 2020

Canoe, Kayak, SUP, or Surfski in the 2019 Paddle Grapple - a multi-discipline 3 or 6 mile race on beautiful Fontana Lake. Learn More

Upper Cascades release 8/14

August 14 , 2020

8/14/2020 Cascades & Upper Nantahala Release Learn More

Guest Appreciation Festival (GAF)

September 25- 27, 2020

This weekend, NOC says "thank you!" to our guests with a Mountainfilm Outdoor Film Festival, blow-out sales, paddling events, live music, family activities and more! Learn More

Upper Cascades release 9/26

September 27 , 2020

9/27/2020 Cascades & Upper Nantahala Release Learn More

Upper Cascades release 9/27

September 27 , 2020

9/27/2020 Cascades & Upper Nantahala Release Learn More