2017 Northwest Paddling Festival at Lake Sammamish State Park

2017 Northwest Paddling Festival at Lake Sammamish State Park

  Join us for the 2017 Northwest Paddling Festival, May 12-13 at Lake Sammamish State Park. Friday, May 12: 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday, May 13: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The largest event of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, the festival brings paddle sports retailers, manufacturers and athletes together in one location! Featuring more than 60 paddle sports businesses offering canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, paddling equipment, accessories and gear, the Northwest Paddling   Festival is a can’t-miss event for any paddling enthusiast. Shop, compare and browse the best in paddle sports brands side-by-side, enjoy a guided kayak tour around the lake, learn a new skill at a seminar, and more! Attendance is free to the public. If you’d like to demo canoes, kayaks and SUPs at the event from the beach, there is a nominal $7 demo fee for the day. Remember your Discover Pass! Volunteer opportunities available:...

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Northwest Paddling Festival Returns May 6-7, 2016

Northwest Paddling Festival Returns May 6-7, 2016

Join us for the 2016 Northwest Paddling Festival, May 6-7 at Lake Sammamish State Park  The Northwest Paddling Festival is a free event. Remember your Discover Pass or get one at the gate! $10/day or $30/year. Ready to enjoy a great time testing out kayaks, canoes and paddle boards? PLEASE NOTE - VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY! Volunteers will be given a free pass to try out paddlecraft as a thank you for volunteering. If you would like to volunteer with Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park to help with this event, please sign up here: https://doodle.com/poll/ratgg9e6qbmk8qnf There is a nominal $7 per person charge for those interested in demoing boats or stand-up paddleboards (credit/debit cards will be accepted). Volunteers get free passes! It is shaping up to be an amazing event, with more than 60 vendors from the paddlesports industry! Come out and see what the biggest collection of manufacturers in specialty paddlesports looks like in one location. More info at the website: http://northwestpaddlingfestival.com/ Event schedule: Friday, May 6: 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday, May 7: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m....

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Save these summer dates!

Save these summer dates!

Be sure to bookmark the event page for the latest in what’s happening at Lake Sammamish State Park. Here are a few upcoming biggies! May 6-7 – NW Paddlefest June 3-5 – AVP Beach Volleyball July 24 – Parkadilly, kid’s concert, fair & fun! http://lakesammamishfriends.org/events/

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