When nature turns the lights down, they’ll start the show around 8 p.m. and you’ll have the chance to watch several inspiring films about paddling to inspire you for the upcoming paddling season. (Submitted)

When nature turns the lights down, they’ll start the show around 8 p.m. and you’ll have the chance to watch several inspiring films about paddling to inspire you for the upcoming paddling season. (Submitted)

Watch the 2022 Paddling Film Fest on the shores of Okanagan Lake

Bring a blanket and head to Marina Park on May 6 to enjoy this outdoor film fest for a cause

Bring a blanket or a lawn chair, grab your family and friends and head down to the shores of Okanagan Lake to take in the 2022 World Paddling Film Festival on Friday, May 6 at Marina Park.

Hoodoo Adventures is hosting the paddling film festival being presented by The Great Escape Outdoors. The event is in support of the Youth Outdoor Recreation Society (YORS) with 100 per cent of the $10 tickets going to this worthy cause.

The Paddling Film Festival features the world’s best paddling films of the year–whitewater, sea kayaking, canoeing, SUP, action and lifestyle–in more than 120 cities and towns across Canada,United States and around the world.

With 16 inspiring paddling films shortlisted for the World Tour, including the 11 festival category winners, audiences will see hairy whitewater action, sea kayakers exploring remote coastlines, northern river canoe expeditions,international river travel films, motivating environmental documentaries and grueling kayak fishing battles.

Gates open at 6 p.m.

When nature turns the lights down, they’ll start the show around 8 p.m. and you’ll have the chance to watch several inspiring films about paddling to inspire you for the upcoming paddling season.

Tube Steak Boogie food truck, Nummerland Paletas, Highway 97 brewery, Tightrope Winery, Howling Moon Cider and lots of snacks and non-alcoholic options will be at the event.

Buy your tickets here.

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