Kettle Fest Events

Kettle Festival  2021


Friday, April. 30

4:00 Pre-event river inspection, followed by final safety meeting.
5:00 – 8:00 Robinson Park Paddlers Social

river warning

Saturday, May 1

9:00-6:00 Robinson Park in Sandstone Minnesota hosts the Kettle River Paddle Festival. 
3:30 Pre-race meeting for all paddlers at the Banning State Park
4:00 the “Kettle River Run” paddlers race from Banning State Park to Robinson Quarry. Fastest boat down the river wins big prizes.
5:30-7:30 Dinner and social
7:30 Announcement of the “Kettle River Run” winner, beverages with fellow paddlers and some great door prizes from our generous sponsors.

Sunday, May 2

9:00- 11:00 join the flat water Group Float (pending )
9:00-1:00  Boat “SWAP and FLOAT” in the parking lot of Robinson Park.
3:00 Final river run and event clean-up, help keep the Kettle River and Robinson Park looking beautiful.