Food and Beverage

A variety of options are available to grab something to eat or drink at Tuck Fest. In addition to our typical options including River’s Edge, Pump House Biergarten, and The Market, various pop-up locations will be available to grab a quick drink throughout the facility. Please note there is no outside food and beverage allowed at the U.S. National Whitewater Center.

Please check out the Tuck Fest Map for Food and Beverage locations, and the Whitewater Center calendar for Food and Beverage Hours of Operation.

River’s Edge

River’s Edge offers a wide selection of food, beer, and wine inside or on the patio overlooking the sights and sounds of the festival. Giving guests a view of rafters and kayakers paddling down the channels, River’s Edge is the ideal place to sit back, relax, and catch your breath during a full day at Tuck Fest. View the River’s Edge menu here.

Pump House Biergarten

Located on Belmont Abbey Island, the Pump House Biergarten offers as many as 60 craft beers on tap and a variety of made-to-order food options from the Biergarten Pavilion, the Pit, and Land Yacht. Guests can sit down to enjoy a meal or a drink while overlooking one of the paddling competitions going down on the Competition Channel.

The Market

Featuring several grab-and-go options for guests on the move at Tuck Fest, The Market is the ideal spot for refreshments between activities including sandwiches, salads, craft beer, and more. The outdoor bar will feature a variety of craft beer selections throughout the festival.


While shopping for the latest outdoor gear and apparel at Outfitters, stop by the counter for a selection of one of our rotating craft beers or enjoy a cold brew coffee straight from the tap. A selection of snacks and nutritional products are also available to get you fueled up and ready to play outside.

Kayak Center

Grab a quick snack or a cold drink at the Kayak Center before getting back out on the water. A rotating selection of draft and canned beer as well as bottled water, soft drinks, and packaged snacks are available to festival goers right next to the whitewater channels.

Trail Center

Stop by the Trail Center after a day of mountain biking to grab a beer and a snack. The Trail Center offers a rotating variety of beers on tap which can be enjoyed at the bar overlooking our full-service bike shop.