Press Release 5-23-18 New Elkhorn Creek Float Fest Paddles into Georgetown, KY

New Elkhorn Creek Float Fest Paddles into Georgetown, KY
Full day float on Kentucky’s longest creek, After Float Party at Country Boy Brewing,
Fun opportunity to be on TV

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GEORGETOWN, KY – MAY 23, 2018 – The inaugural Elkhorn Creek Float Fest takes place Sat., June 9, at Peninsula Park in Scott County. This new, kid-friendly event features a full day float from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Kentucky’s longest creek and will be filmed by KET’s Downstream Production for a feature about Georgetown. Click here for more details.

 

This event takes place at beautiful Peninsula Park, which offers access to Elkhorn Creek. Tube rentals are available or participants may bring their own. A food truck by Georgetown/Scott County Friends of the Park will be onsite for food purchases or tubers can bring their own picnic.

 

At 5 p.m., the fun moves to Country Boy Brewing: Georgetown Taproom for an After Float Party that will last until 8 p.m. A drink token (for those 21-plus) and light refreshments will be provided.

 

Pre-registration for Float Fest is strongly encouraged and will include goodie bags. Participants may do so here. Day-of registration is available at 10:30 a.m. Admission is $5 per person and includes a full day of tubing, the After Float Party plus lots of Georgetown-branded summer trinkets like sunglasses, fans, lip balm and more. Note: Lifejackets are mandatory for all participants and must be size-appropriate and fully functional. Float Fest is for independent swimmers only.

 

Be a star
KET’s Downstream Production, a travel adventure series about “liquid Kentucky,” is recording the day’s activities on Elkhorn Creek as well as the After Float Party at Country Boy Brewing. The series features Kentucky’s rivers, lakes and streams and how they are used in Kentucky’s bourbon, beer and wine processes. The star of this particular episode is Georgetown – and possibly you!

 

The Elkhorn Creek Float Fest is coordinated by Georgetown/Scott County Tourism and Georgetown-Scott County Parks & Recreation. Rain date: Sat., June 16. More information is available at the Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/2025304804374353.

 

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