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45TH Parallel Paddle Festival 2017

45 Parallel Paddle Festival - 



Come and enjoy with friends and family our Lake Michigan beauty. Festival of boating activities at Suttons Bay Marina Beach.

Participate on any of the sport events  with your Kayak, SUP, Surfski or Canoe.

Beach, Music, Water and Friends.

Boat and Paddle equipment EXPO - Try different demo boats or boards.

Watch or compete in several paddle races including the Susan Rauser State Farm Insurance kids paddle race!

Elite 6 Mile Midwest SUP Series WPA  2017 Championship and DOUBLE POINT RACE!

Rec 3 Mile  OPEN for All skills and all boats/boards -Surf Board Midwest SUP point race!

Rec 3 mile OPEN Kayak Race for All skills and boats

Elite 6 Mile Great Lakes Surfski Series points race

OUTRIGGER CANOE OC6 OPEN - available to all registered participants after the conclusion of all races (11AM)

Minimum 3 participants in category for award. 

 NEW this YEAR 


Hop Lot Brewery - Suttons Bay


Portion of the proceeds donated to Inland Seas Education Association

For more info on races and events go to

Online registration closes Wednesday, June 21st!

Please pre-register!

Day of race registration $50 for any event

We can not guarantee lunch & race T-shirt availability