Riverfest Raft Parade


Race Start

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When & Where

Sunday, May 26, 2024
11am – 2pm

For the love of the Animas! The Riverfest Raft Parade and costume party for rafters, kayakers, and other river users.  Dress in your best Heroes Unite costumes and join the parade.  The launch is at 11:00a.m. Sunday at Animas Park near the Animal Shelter and goes to the Miller Street take-out.  Private rafters, teams from local businesses and organizations, kayakers, canoers and anyone who wants to float the river can compete for the most outrageous costumes while highlighting the fun that the river provides. If your company or organization is interested in sponsoring a raft and getting a team on the water contact Desert River Guides. 6 rafts available with guide for $100 per team, bring your costumes and a banner or sign and have fun on the water. Private boaters please do not block the turn around at the put in or access to the take out ramp. parking at the take out is limited. For questions about the parade please contact the sponsor/organizer Desert River Guides for more information.


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