73rd Annual FIBArk Festival

FIBArk Festival
Day and Time

Jun 17th, 6:00pm - 4:00pm

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FIBArk is the nation’s oldest whitewater festival and Salida’s signature event. Since 1949, every June during the Spring snow runoff, Salida has hosted FIBArk, “First in Boating on the Arkansas.”  Enjoy four days of river- and land-based competitions, including the famous Holligan Race. Due to COVID-19, there will be limited events in coordination with public health guidelines.

Thu: 6–8 p.m.
Fri–Sat: 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Sun: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Participant Registration: $15–$60

Spectator Admission: Free


Registration not required.