2nd Annual Northwest Paddling Festival

Photo credit: Northwest Paddling Festival
Saturday May 12th  
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Lake Sammamish State Park  (event info) 
2000 Northwest Sammamish Road Issaquah Plateau  (map) 
Cost: Free – $5 to demo equipment  


The 2nd Annual Northwest Paddling Festival is a daylong celebration of paddlesports for sea kayaking and stand up paddle boarding (SUP) at Sunset Beach Park in Issaquah. For expert paddlers or those looking to try sea kayaking or stand-up paddling for the first time, the Northwest Paddling Festival is the place to be to get started for a summer on the water.

The festival will feature:

  • On-water demonstrations
  • Sea kayak tours
  • Introduction to stand up paddle boarding
  • Open air market with dozens of vendors showcasing the latest and greatest kayak and SUP products
  • Paddlesports gear swap
  • Outdoor related non-profits explaining their programs, and
  • Food vendors