River Runners Event Guide

Some of the goings-on in and around Buena Vista, Salida and Cañon City.

May
25
Mon
CKS Paddlefest Race to the Grill @ River Runners Browns Canyon
May 25 @ 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm
CKS Paddlefest Race to the Grill @ River Runners Browns Canyon

Updates for the 2020 Race to the Grill

The annual CKS Paddlefest Race to the Grill will be at River Runners Browns Canyon on May 25 (Memorial Day), 2020. Register at River Runners starting at 11:00 am. Shuttles will go to Wilderness Aware starting at noon. It is recommended to drop your craft at the put-in. The race starts at 12.30 pm and finishes at River Runners around 2:00 pm. Awards will follow. Rafts, kayaks, duckies and SUPs are all invited to race. Everyone can join the party.

The race is a time-trial release down a Class II section of the Arkansas River. – starting at Wilderness Aware and ending at the River Runners Riverside Grill. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on a sandy beach of the Arkansas River with cold drinks and hot food.

Jun
21
Sun
Bonfire Dub – Live at River Runners @ River Runners Browns Canyon
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Bonfire Dub - Live at River Runners @ River Runners Browns Canyon

Join us for a Father’s Day Celebration with Bonfire Dub

Bonfire Dub returns to River Runners for another Father’s Day show to close out FIBArk weekend from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm on Sunday, June 21, 2020. Take dad whitewater rafting all day, then cap off an epic weekend with this family-friendly show on the banks of the Arkansas River.

Get there early to eat at the Riverside Grill. The kitchen closes at 7:00 pm.

Aug
7
Fri
3rd Annual River on the River @ River Runners Browns Canyon
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 9 @ 12:00 pm
3rd Annual River on the River

Featuring the River Arkansas

Celebrate summer, rafting, camping and music at the 3rd Annual River on the River – to be held at River Runners in Buena Vista, CO, August 7 – 9, 2020. Sponsors include Eddyline Brewery, Deerhammer Distilling Company, and Down River Equipment Company.