Ridgefield Big Paddle

June 6th, 2020



Saturday,  June 6th, 2020    

7:00 am - 5:00 pm

 Ridgefield Waterfront

5 Mill St. Ridgefield, WA 98642

Tickets, Sponsorship, and Vendor Information available January, 2020!


Spend a family-fun filled day celebrating National Trails Day on Saturday, June 6th, 2020 with the 9th Annual Big Paddle! 

**BONUS! For the first time in 2020, join us on Friday, June 5th for a Full Moon Moonlight Paddle and BBQ!**

Saturday at the waterfront enjoy a canoe, kayak or paddle board adventure in the morning and afternoon and other festivities like vendors at Paddler’s Village, live music, a beer garden, and an obstacle course for all ages.

In downtown Ridgefield, enjoy Farmer’s Market, wine garden and Big Games!

All land activities and parking are FREE

The Big Paddle and Recreational Paddle require registration and a $5 fee. 

If you register through this site, you must bring your own boat. On site rentals are available if you pre-order through Alder Creek. 

Check out the 2019 Event Schedule!
2020 Event Schedule will be updated in January, 2020.
 7 am - 9 am
 Paddler Registration
 8 am
 Paddler's Village Opens
Live Music: Traveling Day Society
9 am
Opening Ceremony
With Chinook Blessing & Surprise Visitor
9:30 am
Two-Hour Interpretive Paddle Begins
Obstacle Course Opens
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Live Music: ChicaMarimba
11 am
Hookum Brewing Co. Beer Garden Opens
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Kayak Polo Demo and Scrimmage
Portland Kayak Polo Club
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Live Music: Faisal & Mitch
1:30 pm
 Recreational Paddle
3:30 pm
Kayak Carnival: Dry land Drills and Thrills
Sponsored by Alder Creek Kayak
 4 pm
 Closing Ceremony and Raffle

This community event has it all: ability to enjoy the natural beauty of Ridgefield, learn about cultural history of our area and lots of outdoor activity! I love it!

Ridgefield Mayor Don Stose

2019 Sponsors

Saturday June 6th, 2020

7 am - 5 pm

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