30 L & E Railroad Place
Slade, KY 40376

Mon-Sat: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed

6th Annual Wild & Scenic Red River Fest

20may9:00 am10:00 pm6th Annual Wild & Scenic Red River Fest

Event Details

Join your hosts – Friends of Red River and Kentucky Waterways Alliance – for the Wild and Scenic Red RiverFest annually on the 3rd Saturday of May to celebrate the Red River, the only waterway in Kentucky that has this invaluable designation from the National Wild & Scenic River System which keeps it free-flowing and protected.
The 6th annual Red RiverFest is on 5/20/2023, and includes the 4 mile Red River Clay City Loop Fun Float, live music, rock climbing wall, food & drink vendors, environmental & recreation presenters, auction, prizes and more festivities!

More info and paddle registration at https://www.friendsofredriverky.org/redriverfest *Paddle registration not currently available

We’re proud and thankful for the wonderful partners which make this event possible; Kentucky Waterways Alliance, Friends of Red River, Clay City Parks, Powell County Search & Rescue (SAR) and Fire Department, Wolfe County SAR, Powell County RedSTAR, West 6th Brewing, and Sky Bridge Station.
Red RiverFest is Presented By: Wolfe County Tourism and Kentucky River Authority (more TBA). Want to be a sponsor or donate to the silent auction? Contact [email protected]

Red RiverFest benefits Friends of Red River (under Kentucky Waterways Alliance) who works to protect, restore and celebrate Red River through cleanups, environmental education, access & recreation. It also benefits local Search & Rescue teams. Your participation and donations stay in our community and help make improve the water quality and make it more accessible. Thank you!



(Saturday) 9:00 am - 10:00 pm


Clay City Parks & Rec/AMVETS