The North Carolina Paddle Festival is proudly sponsored by:


May 3rd - 7th 2016
Hammocks Beach State Park, Swansboro, NC

Check out and test products from major manufactures 
of kayaks and stand-up paddleboards.

Kayak Brands:

Dagger,  Mad River, Perception, Wilderness Systems, Hobie, BIC, Hurricane, and Native Watercraft

Coastal Kayaks :  Makers of;   Coastal Kayaks Touring, Expedition, Recreational, Fishing, Tandem and Clear kayaks.

Epic Kayaks:  Manufacturers of;  Epic Surfskis,  Epic Sea Kayaks, Epic Paddles and Accessories.

SUP Brands:  

Adventure, Amundson, Bark, BIC,  Hawaii, Hobie, Kialoha, Naish, NSP, Riviera, SIC,  and Starboard 

Classes offered by the American Canoe Association, Solo Wilderness First Aid, Rolling instructors and more...

Participate in workshops and demos hosted by local talent!

Displays of ancient Indian Canoes with interactive lessons on how canoes were made thousands of years ago.  Paddle through time displays will lead from the beginning of paddling thru to modern paddling.  Lots of youth activities and demonstrations.

Concessions, Vendors, Events & More!



Staying the weekend... Click Here for accommodations.
Use special reservation code... NCP
for Festival rates at the Swansboro Hampton Inn.

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