Join us for the 11th
Annual Ohio River Way Paddlefest at Coney Island.
The Ohio River Way Paddlefest
is the largest canoe and kayak paddling event in the United States. In 2011,
Cincinnati was named the Paddling Capital of the U.S. Paddlefest is a weekend
event comprised of three separate events over a three-day weekend.
day, Thursday, June 21 is the Kids Outdoor Adventure Expo where kids from Ohio,
Kentucky and Indiana take part in the largest outdoor education event in the
midwest. Kids learn everything from how to bait a hook and catch a fish, how
paddle in a raft to taking a tour on a working tow boat just to name a few.
Friday, the Ohio River Music & Outdoor Festival kicks off with five bands,
a silent auction, adaptive paddling clinics for veterans, Smart Start Clincs,
Dragon boat races, Cardboard boat races, tree and rock wall climbing,
exhibitors, early registration, all day boat demos and lots more.
June 23, join 2,200 paddlers and "Paddle the Ohio" from Coney Island
to downtown Cincinnati.
After paddling relax and enjoy some of Cincinnati's local
delights at the Finish Line Festival. Stay and listen to live music by Cajun
band, Lagniappe, visit exhibitors and enjoy the scenery on the river. It is a
great experience the whole family that is sure to create some great memories.
For complete event details, how to register, purchase an ad in the Tri State
Guide to the Outdoors, exhibit or attend the event go to www.ohioriverway.org.