You are invited to come join the fun Halloween day and take part in the first annual Sunset Beach Paddle Fest. We have a full day of events and activities lined up for individuals and families to celebrate Halloween and the fall season. Enjoy a great day of delicious food, children’s games and activities, live entertainment all day starting bright and early with a kayak and paddleboard race.
Kayak & Paddleboard Races
Competitive paddleboard and kayak racers can win prizes valued at over $2,000 and challenge themselves with a competitive 5.25 mile race in the back-water marshes of Sunset Beach and the Intracoastal Waterway.
Competitive racers, please Click Here To Register. We offer reasonable race fees and each racer receives a Sunset Beach Paddle Fest official t-shirt and a voucher for breakfast and lunch.
Later in the day, fun-loving kayakers can dress up in their most bizarre costume and take part in the Costume Kayak Sprint. The roughly 200 yard sprint will be judged by race time and costume, with the winner taking home bragging rights for the full year.
Fun – Food – Family
Come relax and enjoy a helping of fantastic southeastern style BBQ, microbrew beer garden by Check Six and live entertainment featuring rising country music star Whitney Layne local favorite Ashton Stanley.
Microbrew Beer Garden
Check Six Brewery will be providing a beer garden with up to 8 handcrafted beers.
Kids’ Costume Contest
Enter your ghouls and goblins in the children’s costume parade and contest
Join the fun and submit your best carved pumpkin for judging
Pie Baking Contest
Show off your baking skills and enter the pie baking contest. Pie slices to be sold to benefit a local charity.