Start the holiday with a Saturday morning race through the Whitewater Center’s trail system to go with pass activities and yoga. Enjoy live music throughout the weekend and illuminated activities on Sunday evening.

New for 2024 is the Watermelon Wrangle: Compete in a raft race down the Competition Channel in teams of 4-6 while collecting as many greasy watermelons as possible. The team who wrangles the most watermelons within the time limit wins.

May 25-26, 2024


May 25-26, 2024

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    River Jam



Watermelon Wrangle

A Whitewater twist on the classic pool game: race down the Competition Channel (class III-IV rapids) while competing to collect the most greasy watermelons in your raft.

Live Music: GA-20

A Boson, MA-based blues trio named after the 1950s Gibson amplifier, GA-20 has a vintage Chicago blues sound performed live with just two guitars, vocals, and drums.

Live Music: J & The Causeways

Fresh off playing on the main stage at New Orleans Jazz Fest, this juggernaut soul/R&B ensemble is filled with heavy backbeats and a soaring horn section.

Night Ops

The celebration goes into the night with illuminated pass activities, including sessions for kayaking and rafting, ziplining, plus deep water solo climbing.


Find your flow at South Ridge for outdoor yoga sessions throughout the weekend.

SUP Yoga

Experience a yoga practice on stand-up paddle boards while on the Catawba River.

Memorial Day Trail Race

Start Memorial Day weekend with a Saturday morning race through the Whitewater Center’s trail system. Choose from 3, 5, and 8 mile options.

Summertime Specials

Enjoy a special selection of summertime favorites, including smoked turkey legs, corn on the cob, berry pie & ice cream.

Used Bike & Boat Sale

Shop from the tuned-up, marked-down rental fleet at the Used Bike & Boat Sale. Brands include Specialized, Dagger, and more. The sale begins at 8:00am while supplies last. Details: Bike and boat pricing will be specific to each based on condition and components. Conditions of sale:- All sales...