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Jun 3

Women's Paddle Fest

Women's Event
  • Date & Time

    June 3, 7:00 PM – June 5, 2022, 2:00 PM

  • Location

    Nantahala Outdoor Center

  • Price




Join a group of like-minded female paddlers for a three-day paddle festival, hosted by inspirational paddler Anna Levesque! This festival is all about fostering community by connecting, sharing, paddling, and supporting each other on the river. Trips will be offered on different rivers representing a range of skill levels, and are open to all women in all watercraft!

Donations and registration fees benefit the Shannon Christy Memorial Fund, an organization that supports non-profits focused on women’s empowerment, and also benefits the Live Like Maria Fund.

2022 Event Schedule

Schedule is subject to change and will be updated here.

Day Time Details Location
June 3
6 PM-8 PM Registration/Check-In at Big Wesser Riverside Pub on NOC's Main Campus Big Wesser Riverside Pub
Saturday, June 4 7 AM-8 AM Yoga with Anna (If Pre-Register) NOC Tennis Courts
Saturday, June 4 8:30 AM-9:30 AM Participant Check-In Across from the Paddling School
Saturday, June 4 9:30 AM Group Meeting Across from the Paddling School
Saturday, June 4 9:45 AM Cherokee Land Acknowledgment Across from the Paddling School
Saturday, June 4 10:15 AM Depart for River Trips Across from the Paddling School
Saturday, June 4 5 PM -6 PM Women's Paddlefest Gear Deals NOC Outfitter's Store
Saturday, June 4 6:30 PM Dinner Relia's Garden Restaurant
Saturday, June 4 7:30 PM Raffle - Dagger Boat of choice, Werner Paddle, NRS Gear and more Relia's Garden Restaurant
Sunday, June 5 8 AM - 9 AM Yoga with Anna (Must Pre-Register) Tennis Courts
Sunday, June 5 9:15 AM to 10:30 AM Coffee Talk with Anna: Master your mindset for courageous paddling Pavilion on Relia's Garden Lawn
Sunday, June 5 11 AM Group Paddle NOC Adventure Center



Nantahala Outdoor Center
13077 US-19
Bryson City, NC 28713

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