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The GRAND Columbus Whitewater Paddle

August 12, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm UTC-4

The Fourth Annual Grand Columbus Whitewater Paddle on August 12 in Columbus, Georgia!

Record breaking whitewater rafting, paddling board champions, live music and cold beer – The 2017 Grand Columbus Whitewater Paddle, August 12, is bigger better and wetter than ever. The Grand is the largest weekend of whitewater rafting in Columbus history hosting over 2,000 paddlers, a Friday night block party and a Saturday after-paddle partiers celebrating Columbus – the best adventure city in Georgia!

On Saturday, August 12, we will hit the Chattahoochee River for a day of whitewater paddling with our friends at Whitewater Express, Columbus GA! Their team of paddle guides will lead groups down the ‘hooch every hour of the day! In the afternoon, join in us on for the Powerhouse Paddle Party at overlooking Waveshaper Island for more music and some brews with our friends from Sweetwater Brewing Company!

The big splash: “The Grand” features a weekend of discounted whitewater rafting starting at $25 per person – every paddler gets a free drink ticket for a beer or soft drink.

On Saturday, the “Powerhouse Paddler Party” overlooking Waveshaper Rapid on the banks of the Chattahoochee River kicks off at 3:00 PM. We’ll be watching folks crash through the Waveshaper Rapid, while enjoying live music, ice cold SweetWater Brewing Company beer and other refreshments throughout the afternoon.

The Powerhouse Paddler Party is free and open to the public.

For non-paddlers, 21+ up wristbands cost $8 and include a Grand souvenir cup and a drink ticket (good for a soft drink or a SweetWater beer). Additional individual beers cost $4 (cash only).

To receive your complementary beverage, pick-up your wristband and ticket starting at 3:00 PM at The Powerhouse.


(7) Two-Hour Time Slots Available:
9 AM / 10 AM / 11 AM / Noon / 1 PM / 3 PM / 4 PM


(2) Three-Hour Time Slots Available:
4 PM / 5 PM


Includes: Unlimited whitewater trips throughout Saturday, unlimited zip-line adventures, a free Grand Columbus Whitewater Paddle t-shirt, complementary Sweetwater Brewing Company Beers, and free Coca-Cola beverages


August 12, 2017
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Event Category:


Uptown Columbus


Whitewater Express, Columbus GA
1000 Bay Ave
Columbus, GA 31901 United States
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