July 18 Big Bear PaddleFest 2015 had to be suspended at 8:45am due to a
strong storm that rolled in. The World Paddle Association immediately
designated September 19, 2015 as the best date to continue the
Everyone who paid is still registered and entered
for that date. The weather history for September 19th on Big Bear Lake
shows a 3% chance of rain and a average temperature of 76 degrees F. So
we should have a good chance to finish this time.
Ready to test your stamina at 6700'? The eighth annual Big Bear PaddleFest is held on the South Shore of Big Bear Lake, hosted by North Shore Trading Company.
5K Recreational Race, 10K Elite Race, 20K Around the Lake Challenge, Kids Bear Challenge and Fun races- canoes, kayaks, SUPs
$40-$70 online depending on race
$60-$90 onsite depending on race
$10 Kids Bear Challenge race
Kids Fun race- Free
Pre-registration includes a goodie bag filled with wonderful swag from our sponsors and vendors.
Entry includes a lake permit and Quagga mussel inspection - required on Big Bear Lake. Entry does not
include any kind of paddlecraft.
The public is invited to the Beach Party - food, beer, music, games - at immediately after the awards ceremony. Volleyball. Horseshoes. Great food. Watch the sun set on beautiful Big Bear Lake.
The fastest Man and Woman to finish the 20K will split $500 in prize money - SUP or kayak! Great prizes for other categories.
North Shore Marinas
Big Bear Mountain Resorts
USCG AUX Paddlecraft
The Pines Lakefront