Registration open for RiverLink’s 2015 Anything That Floats Parade

July 21, 2015

Registration is open for RiverLink’s Anything That Floats Parade to be held on Saturday, August 8, 2015 on the French Broad River in Asheville. Join RiverLink for the wildest, wackiest event of the summer. Creating and building a raft, float or flotilla with fun-loving friends, family or co-workers is not only a grand excuse to hang out and play on the river, it’s also a unique chance to have a blast while showcasing mind-blowing creativity in a friendly competition. Our famous judges include:

Frank Kracker, WLOS Anchor

Casey Blake “Answer Woman”  of the AC-T.

Suzanne Hudson, former WLOS reporter and local celebrity

 Our famous judges will select a winner in each of the following  four categories:

1. Most Creative – clever and imaginative

2. Green Machine – best use of recycled and green materials

3. Funniest – generates the most laughter and

4. Judge’s Choice – overall best in parade.

Registration, fees and details are at: Don’t forget your costumes!

And as the Yachts float by here’s what landlubbers can look forward to doing at French Broad River Park

13:15 Kids Parade/Jugglers

13:45 Chuck Lee and the Experience Music kids show

14:30 Claire Dima Bellydancers

15:00 Caro Mia
 Music sensation

15:45 Asheville Aerial Arts

16:00 Ashley Heath music sensation

17:00 Announcements of raft race winners

17:10 Sun Cans music sensation

The Anything That Floats Parade is a featured event of RiverFest 2015 held at French Broad River Park from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. The festival has an exciting line-up of live music, dancing, face painting, and hooping along with food trucks, craft beers, a kid’s parade and arts and crafts. Admission is free. Be sure to stop by the viewing platform at French Broad River Park to cheer on the parade rafters.