Whitewater Festivals & Events in Colorado

Colorado Whitewater helps promote and is a supporter of many whitewater festivals and events throughout Colorado. Come compete in one of the events, cheer on the competitors, listen to live music, shop unique gifts, enjoy local food and drinks, and much more!

National Paddling Film Festival
April 12, 2022, 5:30 ET
Oriental Theater - 4355 W. 44th St. Denver, CO 80212

CKS Paddlefest
May 27-29, 2022 - Memorial Day Weekend
Downtown Buena Vista, CO

Animas River Days
June 3-5, 2022
Santa Rita Park in Durango, CO

Yampa River Festival
June 3-5, 2022
Steamboat Springs, CO

June 4-5, 2022
Bellvue, CO

Oh Be Joyful Race
June 4th, 2022
Crested Butte, CO

Dolores River Festival
June 4th, 2022
Joe Rowell Park in Dolores, CO

GoPro Mountain Games
June 7-12, 2022
Downtown Vail, Colorado

Gunnison River Festival
June 10-12, 2022
Crested Butte/Gunnison, CO

June 16-19, 2022
"America's Oldest and Boldest Whitewater Festival"
USA Canoe Kayak designated Southwest Regional Team Qualifier
Riverside Park in Salida, CO

Ridgway RiverFest
June 25th, 2022
Rollans Park in Ridgway, CO

Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival
July 22-23, 2022
Arkansas Riverwalk in CaƱon City, CO

TBD 2022
Rancho del Rio on the Colorado River near Bond, CO

Bailey Fest
TBD 2022
Bailey, CO

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