Join Georgia River Network for our 4th Annual 'Brews, Boats & BBQ for Better Rivers' on February 12, 2017 at SweetWater Breweryin Atlanta, Georgia. 

This kickoff paddle party and GRN fundraiser is a pre-season gathering of paddlers and river lovers from all over Georgia at SweetWater Brewery.

BBBB2017We invite paddlers of all skill levels and disciplines, as well as those who have never paddled but are interested in this wonderful sport to come meet GRN staff members and learn about our mission and upcoming events. 

Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to meet new paddling friends and renew old friendships! This is also a great event for those who just love being outdoors and want to support the ONLY organization in the State of Georgia devoted 100% to the protection and preservation of our rivers.

Several paddling groups will also be represented at the event:

  • Georgia Canoe Association          
  • Kayak Classes and Trips For Beginners Meetup Group
  • Atlanta Area Paddlers Meetup Group


  • SweetWater Brewery Tours 
  • Six Tickets for your choice of a variety of Sweetwater Beers on Tap
  • BBQ by Low Country
  • One chance to win the Jackson Cruise 10 Kayak
  • Live music by the Barbaric Yawps; “An eclectic acoustic band steeped in bluegrass and traditional country but impatient with labels, categories, and genres”.
    2017 Jackson Cruise


There will be a raffle for a 2017 Jackson Cruise kayak in the AWESOME mystery machine color combination! Every paid event ticket includes one chance to win this kayak.  Tickets may be purchased when you buy your event tickets online for $10/ea or 6 for $50. 

*You MUST be present at the event to win this raffle!


We will also be raffling a $1000 gift certificate good towards the purchase of any model Jackson Kayakfrom Outside World in any standard color the winner chooses*. Tickets may be purchased when you buy your event tickets online for $20/ea or 6 for $100 or can be purchased seperately online at

*You DO NOT need to be present at the event to win this raffle.

*Winner responsible for any amount over $1000 due on the selected kayak.

Both raffle tickets will also be available for purchase at the event. Drawing will be held at the event at approximately 7 PM on February 12, 2017.

There will also be a SILENT AUCTION with lots of AWESOME stuff for your bidding pleasure.

Many thanks to our event sponsors for their generous support! 

Outside World
Stormwater Systems

You must be 21 or over to attend this event.

Tickets for the event are $35 through January 31, 2017.

On or after February 1, 2017 ticket price will be $45 PLUS EventBrite Fees ($48.24 total) until they sell out (and they will!).  Buy your tickets early!