Gauley Fest

Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 at 9:00am

Nicholas County Veterans Memorial Park
19 Memorial Park Drive

The festival support american Whitewater's river conservation and access works throughout the nation. Started in 1983 to celebrate the derailment of a hydro-electric project that would have disrupted the flows on the Gauley River, Gauley Fest has grown to become the largest paddling festival in the world.

The festival is a showcase for american Whitewater and the top whitewater vendors in the boating community. The festival will feature live entertainment, a whitewater marketplace, raffle, and a silent auction where you can pick up some awesome outdoor gear. Come out and join us for a weekend of great paddling, exciting camaraderie, live entertainment, killer boat raffles, and the infamous silent auction.

Schedule and Musical Acts
6:00 am Gauley River Release
8:00 am 4-H Breakfast at Dining Hall Opens
9:00 am Festival Breakdown and Cleanup Begin (please pitch in and fill a trash bag to help show the community we care)
11:00 am Camping and Vehicle Parking On Site Ends



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