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Bigfork Whitewater Festival
May 26, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Wednesday, May 26th
All Slalom gates hung by evening. Depending on flow, gates may change slightly before Saturday’s event.
Thursday, May 27th
Open Camping for competitors at take-out of Wild Mile. Please check in with Camp host and respect all camping rules.
7 p.m. – Flathead Lake Brewery hosts Pray for Flow event. Playing video ‘Tears of Shiva’, raffle and good beer.
Friday, May 28th
4 p.m. Registration for Friday Fun Float at put in (South Shore Access off Hwy 209)
4:30 p.m. Boater-X – Viewing from the Swan River Nature Trail
5:30 p.m. Ball Race – Viewing from the Swan River Nature Trail
Saturday May 29th
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. – Registration – Kayaks, SUP Race, Rafts – Downtown – Vendor Area – Mill St. & Osborn Landing
10:00 a.m. – Lower Slalom Race – Powerhouse/ Steel Bridge
11:00 a.m. – SUP Races Begin – Bigfork Bay Public Dock
Tentative: Beginner 11:00 Intermediate 11:30 Advanced 12:00
12:30 p.m. – Mandatory Safety Meeting @ put in (South Shore Access off Hwy 209)
1:00 p.m. – Expert Slalom – Viewing from the Swan River Nature Trail
Sunday, May 30th
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. – Registration – Rafts – Downtown – Vendor Area – Mill St. & Osborn Landing
9:30 a.m. – Down River Race – Viewing at Steel Bridge and along Swan River Nature Trail
11:00 a.m. – 1st heat Raft Head-to-Head – Viewing at Steel Bridge and along Swan River Nature Trail
11:30 a.m. – Giant Slalom – Viewing at Steel Bridge and along Swan River Nature Trail
2:30 p.m. – Final Rafting Heats
Awards ceremony at The River View Bar at the conclusion of all racing!