• Trestle View Park (map)
  • 430 Central St
  • Franklin, NH, 03235
  • United States

FIRST WHITEWATER FESTIVAL IN DOWNTOWN FRANKLIN!!!!

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This event is another concoction coming from Mill City Park, as a fundraiser, with free live music, 2 whitewater events, vendors, food, beer, and camping all in Downtown Franklin!

Keeping true to the vision, this event is free for spectators and visitors to enjoy! Whether it’s the whitewater racing, the vendors or the free live music, duck race, clinics or the silent auction, we believe there will be something for everyone at this inaugural event!

All profits are going to further Franklin’s whitewater park nonprofit, Mill City Park.

 

PRE-REGISTER FOR RACES & CAMPING!

 

RACE PRICES

Downriver Race: $25

Individual starts, one minute intervals, two runs, best run counts.  Open to all suitable whitewater boats.

Boatercross Race: $25

9’ and under length boats. Heats of four through Zippy’s, top two advance to next round. Paddlers hands must remain on the paddle at all times.  Paddlers will be disqualified for intentions hits to other paddlers with either paddle or boat.

Both Races: $40 

*All packages include race insurance

CAMPING PRICES

Friday Night: $15 per person

Saturday Night: $15 per person

Both Nights: $25 per person

 

COMPLETE SCHEDULE

FRIDAY |

Trestle View Park

4:00 - 8:30 pm:  Vendor Village & Beer Tent Open 

4:00 - 8:00 pm:  River Shuttle for the Lower Winni

5:00 - 5:30 pm:  Downriver Race Registration at the MCP Table or ONLINE

5:00 - 9:00 pm:  FREE Live Music, the Ben Thibault Band

Winnipesaukee River

7:00 pm - DARK:  Downriver Race Finish Line at Trestle View Park

Winnipesaukee River in Northfield

9:00 am - 2:00 pm: NESS On-Site Registration

Odell Park

4:00 pm - 11:00 pm:  Camping Check-In

SATURDAY |

Trestle View Park

10:00 am - 6:00 pm:  River Shuttle for the Lower Winni

12:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Vendor Village, Boat Demos & Beer Tent Hours

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm:  FREE Live Music, Lean 2 + 1

12:00 pm - 3:30 pm:  BOATERCROSS Race Registration at Mill City Park's Table

12:00 pm - 4:30 pm:  Granite State Hedgehogs' DUCK RACE Registration at Mill City Park's Table

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm:  FREE Live Music, the VAN BURENS!!!

Winnipesaukee River

4:00 - 4:30 pm:  BOATERCROSS Race Finish Line at Trestle View Park

4:30 pm:  DUCK Race Finish Line at Trestle View Park

Winnipesaukee River in Northfield

9:00 am - 2:00 pm: NESS On-Site Registration

Odell Park

7:30 am - 9:00 am: Breakfast Courtesy of Franklin Outing Club

11:30 am - 11:00 pm:  Camping Check-In

SUNDAY |

Trestle View Park

9:00 am: FREE YOGA Class

Odell Park

7:30 am - 9:00 am: Breakfast Courtesy of Franklin Outing Club

12:00 pm:  Camping Checkout

Winnipesaukee River in Northfield

8:30 am: NESS Race Meeting & Race Start

12:30 pm:  Granite State Hedgehogs' DUCK RACE