Fun awaits at the finish.


Finish Line Festival

Saturday, August 3

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Gilday Riverside Park

3540 Southside Avenue

Cincinnati, Ohio 45204


Relax and celebrate your finish of the Paddlefest float at our Finish Line Festival.

Great music, local beer, food trucks, and exhibitors await - along with helpful hands to assist in loading your boat.

Free shuttles back to your vehicle at Schmidt Recreation Complex run until 2:00 pm.


Be an exhibitor

Non-profit organizations, local businesses, and outdoor organizations are welcome to apply to exhibit at the Finish Line Festival.

Exhibitor fees

$50 - non-profit organizations and clubs

$100 - businesses

Exhibitor fees include a 10 x 10 ft space (no tents, tables, or electric supplied).

Want to exhibit at Friday’s Paddler’s Party too? Become a Paddlefest sponsor and engage with paddlers before and after their float.

Organization/Business Name *
Organization/Business Name
Contact Name *
Contact Name
Would you be interested sponsorship? *

Be a food vendor

Paddlers come off the river hungry. Apply to be a food vendor at the Finish Line Festival and share your great eats with our participants.

All food vendors are expected to abide by our Zero Waste Initiative guidelines.

Proof of insurance and health department permit must be submitted by every food vendor.

Name *
Phone *