Gunnison River Festival June 2017

Dated: 06/15/2017

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The Gunnison River Festival

Thursday, June 22 – Saturday, June 24, 2017

Come join the fun and experience the force of snow melt at the Gunnison River Festival, June 22-24. 

From seriously fun...

Gunnison Pirates

To seriously scary and extreme...

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There are events for the whole family to watch and also to participate.

Thursday, June 22

  • 1:00 PM Free SUP demos, PacMan Pond

  • 3:30 PM SUP & Pup Race, PacMan Pond

  • 4:00 PM Canine Big Air Comp, PacMan Pond Jorgensen Park, Gunnison Colorado

  • 4:30 – 9:00 PM Summer Solstice Party “Western Water Wheels” Live Music with Whitewater Ramble, Food and Beverage available. River Games, Bike toss I Bar Ranch, Gunnison Colorado

Friday, June 23

  • 5:30 PM Rocky Mountain Rafts Downriver Raft & Kayak Race

  • Community Float, following racers. Gunnison River(Town run, North Bridge to Whitewater Park)

  • 5:00 PM Upslope Brewing Beer Garden, Food & Music at Gunnison County Whitewater Park

  • 5:30-7:30 PM GSI Outdoors Dutch Oven Cookoff (judging 7:30PM) at Gunnison County Whitewater Park

Saturday, June 24

  • 11 AM – 4 PM Whitewater Action, Gunnison County Whitewater Park

  • Competitions – Kids Education Zone – Vendors

  • Freestyle Kayak Comp

  • Spallone Foamy Boat Race (for kids)

  • Surf the Wave

  • Inflatable Rodeo

  • Hooligan Race (TBD based on flow)

  • 5 PM Block Party and Awards Live Music with Policulture Original Mountain Reagge, Food, Beer Garden, Strider Races for kids and adults 100 South Main in front of the Gunnison Art Center, Downtown Gunnison


  • Feel free to say HI when you see me out there! YAY summer - Michelle Burns 970-333-0142

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Michelle Burns

Hi, my name is Michelle Burns and I would love the opportunity to assist you with your home buying and selling goals. The Gunnison Valley has something to offer everyone including incredible outdoor a....

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