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