5th Annual Adirondack Stand Up Paddle Festival

When: Event has passed. Watch this page for updates.
Where: Colby Beach at Saranac Lake, NY
Cost: Varies by event
For More Information Call: (800) 491-0414

What's SUP? Stand Up Paddle Boarding is a trend that's sweeping through the Northeast.

Kick off the 2016 summer season at the 5th Annual Adirondack SUP Festival in Saranac Lake with a great weekend of SUP (stand up paddle) inspired activities for the entire family.

In addition to both sanctioned races and family fun races, there will be on-water and dry-land clinics, fitness and yoga classes, demos, a guided group tour for all ages and abilities, and dealer reps on hand to answer all your SUP related questions. 

2016 Event Schedule:

Friday- June 17

  • On-Water Demos- 3:00pm-5:30pm (demo fee is $3.00 and is good for both Friday and Saturday)
  • After School Kids SUP Session- 4pm-5pm (cost is $15, includes paddle, PFD and SUP board, and instruction)
  • Sunset SUP Tour on Lake Colby- 6:00pm-7:00pm (cost is $15 per person), includes paddle, PFD, board, and guide)

Saturday- June 18

  • Sunrise SUP Yoga - 8:30-9:30am ($20/person - include: paddle, pfd, board, guide) ~online registration opens May 14th~
  • Long and Short Course Race:
  1. Long Race - (6-mile two-lap course): Entry fee $45.00, Men's and Women's Divisions, SUP Stock (12'6") and Men's Elite (14') boards, Age limit (16 and up, minors must be endorsed by legal guardian), Start Time: 9:45am.
  2. Open Short Race (3-miles one-lap course): Entry fee $35.00, Men's and Women's Divisions, SUP Surfboard (12'2") and SUP Stock (12'6") boards, Age limit (14 and up (minors must be endorsed by legal guardian), Start Time: 10:15am.

all long and short course racers receive an event t-shirt, goody bag, and lunch voucher, register online now!

  • On-Water SUP Demos- 11:00am-4:00pm ($3 gets you a weekend of on-water demos)
  • Introduction to SUP Paddling Instruction Clinic- 12:30pm, $20 per person and includes paddle, PFD, board, and instructor
  • Afternoon Fun Races: 3:00pm, registration on day of the event
  1. Pooch Race - 1 human, 1 dog, 1 board
  2. Tandem SUP Sprint - 2 humans, 1 board
  3. SUP Sprint

Adirondack Lakes & Trails Beach side Sales Tent will be open all day.
Local and Regional Vendors will be on hand to educate and inform.

Sunday- June 19

  • Guided SUP Tour on Lower Sarnac Lake- 9:00am-11:00am, $30 per person, includes board, PFD, paddle, and a guide. This trip will leave from Adirondack Lakes & Trails Outfitters.

Sunday SUP Sale at Adirondack Lakes & Trails Outfitters

Don't miss this annual event! The Annual Adirondack Stand Up Paddle Festival is the perfect event for SUP enthusiasts and novices alike.


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