Visitors, Start Your Engines

Plan for a day full of fun and adventure at Smith River Fest on August 9th, 2014!SRF Logos


Event Schedule 

8:30-9:30 a.m. River Race Registration (At Festival Entrance)

9:00 a.m. Festival & Vendor Booths Open

9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Casting Demos by Smith River Trout Unlimited  

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Climbing Wall, Petting Zoo & Bounce Houses Open 

9:00-11:00 a.m. B99 Super Country Live Remote

9:15-10:00 a.m. Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) Demos by Blue Ridge Outdoors  

9:30 a.m. Last River Race Shuttle Departs

9:45 a.m. Chainsaw Carving Demo by Woodchuck Woodcarvings

9:45 a.m. Safety Meeting at Starting Line (Mandatory for River Racers)

10:00 a.m. River Race Begins (4.8 miles)

10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Helgramite Hustle Mud Run Registration (At Festival Entrance)

10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. River Racers Arrive at Finish Line

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Beer Garden Open

11:30 a.m. VASO Steel Drum Band Performs

11:30 a.m. Guided 2.5 mile Paddle Trip with Three River Outfitters 
(rentals: $20 kayak, $30 canoe) RSVP to

12:30 p.m. Chainsaw Carving Demo by Woodchuck Woodcarvings

1:00 p.m. Martinsville Speedway Blue Ridge Duck Race 5000 Begins

2:00 p.m. Helgramite Hustle Mud Run Begins

2:00-5:00 p.m. The Smith River Experience (Free Canoe Rides for Families)

2:00-4:00 p.m. Live Music by Small Town Orchestra

3:00 p.m. 2.5 mile Group Paddle Trip with Blue Ridge Ski & Outing Club 

4:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony 

5:00 p.m. Festival Closes- See You Next Year!


Watch for more details to be added soon! 

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