Memorial Day Celebration

Join us in celebrating the Memorial Day weekend with a daylong festival on Sunday, May 25. The festival kicks off with 5-mile and 8-mile trail races, followed by food and drink, live music all day and a stunning fireworks display over the world’s largest man-made whitewater river.

Event Details
  • Date: Sunday, May 25
  • Price:
    • Festival: Free and open to the public
    • Memorial Day Trail Races: See event page
    • VIP Passes: See below
Cornhole Tournament:

The Cornhole Tournament will take place at the Trail Center at 2:00 p.m. Pre-registration is recommended ($30 per team) as day-of registration will only be offered if space is available. First place winners will receive two pairs of sunglasses by Smith Optics; second place will receive two AllSport Pass day vouchers. Click here (pdf) for USNWC Cornhole rules.

Event VIP Passes:

We are offering a limited number of VIP passes that allow guests to experience our Memorial Day celebration from a VIP section that provides an incredible view of the facility, one meal and access to a private bar (drinks included). VIP passes may be purchased online for those ages 17 and up and for those 16 and under.


Our friends at Terrapin Beer Company will be joining us in the VIP section for Memorial Day. Grab a pass to hang out with brewery representatives and learn about some of Terrapin’s current offerings that will be on tap in the VIP during the festival.

Memorial Day Trail Races

Choose between a 5-mile and 8-mile trail race to kick off your Memorial Day celebration on Sunday, May 25. Race details can be found here.


Questions / Comments

  1. Kate May 25, 2014 at 2:38 pm

    May we bring coolers?

    • USNWC May 25, 2014 at 3:16 pm

      Hi Kate, we do not allow outside food and beverage at the USNWC.

  2. Kaylyn May 25, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    Can we bring food and drinks in to watch the fireworks?

    • USNWC May 25, 2014 at 3:18 pm

      Hi Kaylyn, we do not allow outside food and beverage at the USNWC.

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