Celebrate spring in the Smoky Mountains with a free, family-friendly event in the Nantahala Gorge. Don’t miss the Hometown Throwdown, a community freestyle event hosted by World Kayak, vendor fair and gear demos at NOC’s Outfitter’s Store, live music, and family-friendly activities.
Scheduled releases of the Cascades and Upper sections of the Nantahala River round out this Bryson City weekend.
Hometown Throwdown: World Kayak presents this free, community freestyle event. Show off your moves at the 2013 Wave. Kids Surf!: Kids of all ages and ability levels are invited to play, surf, and make friends at the Founder’s Bridge surf wave. Vendor Fair: Meet representatives from Dagger, Pyranha, Jackson, Wilderness Systems, Bellyak, Astral, IR, Shred Ready, Werner, Accent, AT, Kokatat, NRS and Bomber Gear.
Gear Demos: Check out new hot 2017 gear with one-hour FREE DEMOS at NOC’s Outfitter’s Store: kayaks, SUPs, BellYak, select paddles and drysuits. Cascades & Upper Nantahala Release: 250 CFS, Saturday & Sunday *Refreshments and hot dogs will be for sale at the put-in and shuttle pick-up area*