Back to the Chatt - RacesWith extended hours, more live music and more vendors, the 11th Annual Back to the Chattahoochee River Race & Festival on Saturday, June 15, promises to be bigger and better than ever

Presented by Chattahoochee Riverkeeper in partnership with the National Park Service and the city of Roswell, “Back to the Chatt” begins at 9 a.m. at Garrard Landing Park on Holcomb Bridge Road and includes competitive and recreational categories for kayaks, canoes and stand up paddle boards. This 8-mile course includes scenic rapids and concludes at Riverside Park, the site of the free, family-friendly festival, music and awards presentation.


The free festival at Roswell’s Riverside Park, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., is a family-friendly event with live music, food, children's activities and environmental exhibitors. Our music lineup features Jimmy Hall and Friends, with the lead singer of Georgia Music Hall of Fame inductee Wet Willie (“Keep On Smilin’”); the Women of Rock trio of Caroline Aiken, Diane Durrett and Donna Hopkins; and the Music Matters “Rock U” Bands! Visit the event page for more info here, and check out highlights from last year's event!

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