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2012 French Broad River Fest (NC)

Posted: 04/27/2012
by Jeffrey Paine

This May 4-6th, 2012, American Whitewater will be at the French Broad River Fest in Hot Springs, NC. Proceeds for the event get donated to American Whitewater and other non-profits. In 2011 French Broad River Fest donated over $5,000 to American Whitewater alone!


French Broad River Fest features some seriously cool activities and events. This year's event has a Raft Race, River Cleanup, Kids Village and even a Mountain Bike Race!

The raft race will likely be of particular interest to American Whitewater members. It comes complete with everything you need to race, a guide, gear, raft, paddles, you name it. All you have to do is bring your race team!

The team behind FBRF puts a lot of time into making the event a fun, friendly and safe environment for everyone. You're sure to find something that suits your tastes, so check 'em out.


FBRF has over 25 acts this year! See the line-up for complete details. Many folks will recognize acts such as Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, The Gourds, Sol Driven Train (they've played Gauley Fest!), I See Hawks In L.A., Balsam Range, The Legendary Singing Stars, Eyes of the Elders plus many more!


You can purchase tickets for FBRF safely and securely online.

Make plans to be there and help us support AW. Check out their website for additional info. We hope to see you there!