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Reno River Festival 2017

May 13, 2017 at 9:00 am - May 14, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Reno River Festival 2011 best whitewater kayak races Lake Tahoe Nevada Truckee River

The Reno River Festival 2017 edition is an outdoor celebration held in Wingfield Park in downtown Reno. It officially kicks off event season in Northern Nevada. The family-friendly event has something for everyone. Located on the Truckee River the world’s top whitewater athletes take on one of the country’s top-ranked whitewater courses on the circuit. There is free live music, food, libations, an adventure park, shopping, costume contests, and a casual bike ride led by a mobile band. Since we’re all about the action the event schedule listed below is focused on the kayaking events. For more about music and other event information go to the main Reno River Festival website listed below.

Reno River Festival 2017 – Event Schedule

Reno River Festival 2017 best whitewater kayak races Lake Tahoe Nevada Truckee River

From the women’s freestyle finals – 2011 Reno River Festival – Image taken by: Ken Drozd


Saturday May 13th –

10am – Nature’s Bakery White Water Freestyle Prelims

1pm – 5pm – Nature’s Bakery White Water Prelims, Quarter and Semi Finals in all classes

All day – The Ellero Kyak Slalom Warmups

Sunday May 14th –

10am – 2pm – Open Freestyle

10am – Noon – The Ellero Kyak Slalom (South Channel)

12:30 – The Ellero Kyak Slalom Awards Ceremony

Noon – 2pm – Boatercross and SUP-Cross

2:30pm – Boatercross and SUP-Cross Awards Ceremony

2:30pm – 4:30pm – Freestyle Finals (All Classes)

6pm – Nature’s Bakery Freestyle Awards


May 13, 2017 at 9:00 am
May 14, 2017 at 6:00 pm
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Wingfield Park
2 S Arlington Ave
Reno, Nevada 89501 United States
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