Northwest Paddling Festival

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 tour down Issaquah Creek, learn a new skill at a seminar, take an on-water boot camp class and more!

Those interested in racing can enter the Northwest Paddling Challenge or the  Red Paddle Dragon World Series Race, or both!

Attendance is free. Tours and on-water demos cost $10 for the day.

Friday, May 12: 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 13: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.