Paddling Film Festival FAQ


  • What is included in my ticket?
    • Registration includes a viewing of 5 films, as well as access to pre-event activities and information tables with recreational opportunities in your area. All festival goers are eligible to vote for their favorite film for the Aqua-Bound People’s Choice Award and can enter to win an Aqua-Bound paddle prize pack valued at up to $375. All ticket purchases also include a free digital subscription to Rapid Media’s new Paddling Magazine as well as Rapid Media’s kayak fishing magazine, Kayak Angler.
  • How much are tickets?
    • $12 / individual in advance 
    • $20 / individual at the door 
    • $10 / student
  • Where do I buy tickets?
    • Please visit our website for ticket purchases, starting February 1st.
  • What is the Paddling Film Festival World Tour?
    • Since 2006, the Paddling Film Festival World Tour has been showcasing the very best paddling films. The World Tour screens in more than 120 cities around the world. You'll be inspired to explore rivers, lakes and oceans, push extremes, embrace the paddling lifestyle and appreciate the wild places. Since Rapid Media launched the festival back in 2006, the World Tour has screened 959 times to more than 282,864 audience members. Rapid Media has awarded $71,000 to paddling filmmakers and helped raise tens of thousands of dollars for charitable causes. The Paddling Film Festival World Tour has grown to become one of the largest paddling events in the world.
  • What kind of films can I expect?
    • This year's films have not yet been released, but this video offers some great examples of what to expect.
  • Where else is the festival being hosted?
    • The World Tour is hosted in cities all over the world. This year, SGP is the only organization hosting in Pennsylvania. 
  • Will food be provided at the event?
    • TBD
  • Where do I park?
    • There is a large parking garage on the opposite corner of West Third Street. It is located at 115 West Third Street. Attendees will be given validated parking at the venue. See map for details.