Charles Island SUP Cup is Saturday at Walnut Beach

The Surfrider Foundation Connecticut Chapter and Scoot & Paddle will hold the third annual Charles Island SUP Cup Saturday, June 24, at Walnut Beach.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include a series of races throughout the day for paddleboarders, kayakers, outrigger canoes, and dragon boards.

There will be live music, dancing, food trucks, vendors, kids craft tent, hula hooping, free demos all day.

Racing check in starts at 8:30 a.m.



8:30-9:30 Check-in

8:30-9:30 Networking

9:30 Racer Meeting

9:45 Charles Island Challenge ELITE Race 5 miles

9:55 Land Ho! REC Race 2.5 miles

12:30 Awards

1:00 PM Arrr Matey! YOUTH Race <.5 mile

1:15-3 Dragon Board Races Begin! Two teams at a time compete against each other until champion. All ages, genders (Day of Registration available) Dragon boards are provided for race use


8:00 SUP Yoga with A Breath of Calm Yoga

8:00 Yoga on the Beach with Bend Yoga

10-2 Wellness Tent: Free massages and readings throughout the day provided by Bend Yoga and Wellness

10:00-4:00 Commercial Interruption Live surf band!

Dancing and hula hoop contest

Free kayaking and paddleboarding

Food Trucks

DJ Brian Smith

1:00 PM Kaiholunuie Polynesian Dance Company takes you on a tour of the Polynesian islands through interactive dance and song (Don't miss!)

Kids Craft tent all day


Can Jam

Demos All Day

Food Trucks all day

Raffles & Giveaways

Vendors and Sponsor Tents

Bonfire and drum circle at 7 p.m.