[FIBArk Hooligan Race. Photo: Josh Montague] America’s oldest whitewater festival, FIBArk returns to Salida for its 71st straight year. Experience one of Colorado’s coolest mountain towns on one of its biggest weekends of the year.
America’s Oldest & Boldest Whitewater Festival
Concerts, craft beer and whitewater races will keep you entertained. It’s held from Thursday to Sunday, June 13th-16th, 2019.
June Whitewater Festival in Salida
The FIBArk Whitewater Festival has been held annually since 1949. It features a wide array of both land and sea events including rafting, kayaking, mountain biking and running. The highlight is the Parade down Salida F Street, which takes place on Saturday at 10AM.
- Downriver Race
- Hooligan Race (cancelled this year due to high river)
- Freestyle Kayak
- Raft Rodeo
- Raft Sprint
- Pine Creek Race
- Slalom Races
- Stand Up Paddleboard
- Crazy River Dog
- REP River Run Off
- Chain Drain
- Mountain Bike Races
- Running Races
Address: Arkansas River, Downtown Salida
Date: Thur, June 13-16, 2019