Events

Featured Event

Whitewater Junior Olympics

July 28 - 30, 2017

Meet other paddling youth from around the country at this three-day youth whitewater festival on the Nantahala River featuring freestyle, slalom, downriver, SUP and more! Learn More

Upcoming Events

The Freight Hoppers

July 1, 2017

Based out of the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, The Freight Hoppers draw from a deep source of rural southern music for their inspiration, and are proud to present this music that is still meaningful today. Learn More

Supatight

July 2, 2017

Supatight delivers a high energy live performance that is funk driven and appeals to a wide variety of audiences. Learn More

5th Annual Ladies Night

July 3, 2017

It was tough. It was beautiful. It changed these girls in 1965 forever. Join NOC for Ladies Night as we celebrate incredible women! Learn More

Ol’ Dirty Bathtub

July 8, 2017

Climb on in the tub! You never know what you'll hear - from traditional bluegrass to 90s pop, but you're sure to have a good time. Learn More

Alzar School’s Camp Cup Challenge

July 10 - 11, 2017

The Alzar School brings campers together for two days of canoeing, group activities and community building on the Nantahala River. Learn More

Empire Strikes Brass

July 15, 2017

Fusing sounds from around the globe, Empire Strikes Brass stretches the boundaries of the stereotypical brass band paradigm. Learn More

The Pioneer Chicken Stand Band

July 22, 2017

Mountain Folk-Rock from a whiskey-influenced South that's guaranteed to make you move! Learn More

Whitewater Junior Olympics

July 28 - 30, 2017

Meet other paddling youth from around the country at this three-day youth whitewater festival on the Nantahala River featuring freestyle, slalom, downriver, SUP and more! Learn More

The Buchanan Boys

July 29, 2017

The Buchanan Boys bring their Southern Rock, Texan Americana flair to the river! Learn More

Paddle Grapple

August 5, 2017

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

The Bayou Diesel Band

August 12, 2017

The Bayou Diesel Band has been touring the bayous and valleys of Western North Carolina since 2002. Learn More

Supatight

August 26, 2017

Supatight delivers a high energy live performance that is funk driven and appeals to a wide variety of audiences. Learn More

The Freeway Revival Band

September 2, 2017

Writing great songs has always been the cornerstone of The Freeway Revival. Learn More

Supatight

September 3, 2017

Supatight delivers a high energy live performance that is funk driven and appeals to a wide variety of audiences. Learn More

Guest Appreciation Festival (GAF)

September 22 - 24, 2017

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

National Paddlesports Conference

October 18 - 22, 2017

Courses, events, and educational opportunities for all facets of the paddlesports community. Learn More

Southeastern Downriver Championship

October 22, 2017

Join NOC as we host the 2017 Southeastern Downriver Championship! Learn More

NOCtoberfest

October 28, 2017

Celebrate the changing colors of the Smokies with costume contests, pumpkin decorating and, of course, the Great Pumpkin Pursuit. Learn More