How to Win the Party at Paddlefest 2012

by on May 24, 2012 » Add more comments.

Looking to throw down this weekend? Good, me too. On and off the water, this may the most epic weekend of entertainment in Buena Vista, Colorado history, and I never exaggerate.

Waste no time with your party planning; here’s it is:

The Perfect Paddlefest Party Program:

Thursday, May 24th
1. Get on the River
2. Happy Hour at Deerhammer Distilling-
tasting room open from 1 pm-10 pm
3. Jeff Campbell, a.k.a. “Uncle Jeffery” live @ The Asian Palate, 328 East Main St.
Acoustic guitar, vocals, one-of-a-kind humor and shenanigans from this annual Paddlefest visitor
4. Cancer Sucks Benefit for John Clauson
7pm @ State Highway Theater, DJ starts at 8pm, 402 East Main Street
$10 cover goes directly to John and buys you free beer until 2 fat tire kegs are dry! 7pm Piano Bar, DJ starts at 8pm
Help us raise funds for our dear friend, raft guide, father, Silverton guide and all-around awesome guy John Clauson who was recently diagnosed with Leukemia.

Friday, May 25th

1. Get on the River
2. Deerhammer Happy Hour/ Downtime Release
1pm @ 321 East Main Street
BV’s boater-owned micro-distillery, Deerhammer Distilling, releases their limited edition “Down Time” series barrel-aged, single malt whiskey. Plus innovative cocktails outside in the all-new DeerGarden

3. Watch the Pros from the BV Pro-Am Beer Gardens!
Watch the best freestyle kayakers in the world throw down in the BV Pro prelims from 2-7pm. The legendary beer gardens are open from 4pm-8pm. PaddleFest is brought to you by title sponsor Eddyline Brewing, along with Deerhammer Distillery and Vino Salida, presenting Riverside Happy Hour at the South Main Town Square. Beer, food, music and vendors at the South Main Square.  An all ages event.

4. Of Souls and Water Movie Premier
8-9 pm @ the State Highway Theater, 402 East Main Street, $5 cover
9pm-12am More live music at the State Highway Theater

5. Leadville Cherokee Live at the Rope
1opm Live @ the Lariat Saloon, 206 East Main Street
Preview their awesome grooves!

Saturday, May 25th

1. Get on the River
2. Grab some Fish Tacos and a River Rummer at the River Runners Grill at the takeout for the Milk Run/ Browns Canyon Put-in
A few miles south of Buena Vista on highway 285. Drive or better yet float the Milk Run from BV and take out there!
3. Riverside Happy Hour Noon-9pm
Grab a beverage of your choice from Eddyline Brewing, Deerhammer Distilling or Vino Salida
4. BV Pro Finalz! With said beverage in hand, watch the best freestylers in the world, including Women’s World Champion Claire O’Hara, World Bronze Medalist Stephen Wright, EJ and other freestyle Ninjas battle it out for all the glory!
5. Paddlefest Headline Entertainment: Movie Premieres and Angie Stevens Live at the State Highway Theater!
7:30, check out the premieres of kayaking flick “Black Canyon: The Next Generation” and “Watershed: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West.”
8:30-11 Teva Block Party with Angie Stevens Live!
$5 Donation directly benefits the Buena Vista Whitewater Park
6. Late Night at the Lariat with Crazy oTTo!
After Angie Stevens, head over to the Lariat Saloon at 206 East Main Street for Crazy oTTo, a “band beyond description, with a psychedelic, toe tappin, knee wiggling, bone shaking, booty wigglin American rock and roll.” Come on out for epic Grateful Dead tunes and more. Also a fundraiser for the BV Whitewater Park

So…. Who will Win The Party!???

Related posts:

  1. Paddlefest Kicks Off 2012 Paddling Season!
  2. Eddyline Brewery Partners with PaddleFest to Launch Boater Beer
  3. Volunteer for Paddlefest and the BV Pro-Am Kayak Rodeo!

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Crazy oTTo
May 24, 2012
11:37 am

Crazy oTTo is thrilled to be back in BV at our favorite haunt…the Rope.

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