Wild Blue River Festival 2017

Paddle, Play, and More!

The Town of Halifax is pleased to present the 4th Annual Wild Blue River Festival. This celebration of the Banister River, Kings Bridge Landing and the outdoor/river recreation opportunities that Halifax has to offer. Join us for this year's family friendly event!

For 2017, we will be doing two races - a kayak race and a canoe race - to celebrate the Wild Blue River Festival and the Banister River.  

Racers can pre-register online for $20 - which includes cost of insurance and guarantees a t-shirt! 

Registration on the day of the event will be $20 - which includes cost of insurance. T-shirts for those not pre-registered will be $5 each and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

9:00 am : Event opens for visitors and race preparation/check-in/registration

9:30 am : Kayak Race (includes both singles and tandem)

10:00 am : Canoe Race (Single Paddle)

Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

Karen Everett1KayakAllAll
Thomas Martin2KayakAllAll
Paul Lowry3KayakAllAll
Waverly Morris4KayakAllAll
Carl Espy5CanoeAllAll

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

Click here to visit our race page to learn more about the course.


Sep 23, 2017


Halifax, VA