Do I need to Register for Flow Fest?

Yes, all participants are required to register here.  There is no fee to register for the festival; however, some classes require a registration fee (such as SUP Yoga).

Are yoga mats provided?

Yoga mats will not be provided. It is recommended that participants bring their own mat.

How long does each class last?

Unless otherwise specified on the class page, each class will last 60 minutes.

What skill level is required for Flow Fest?

There is no skill level required. We have sessions for beginners to yoga, as well as flows better suited to more experienced yogis.

Is this a family friendly event?

Flow Fest has plenty to do for participants of all ages, including yoga practices for kids and families, a vendor village and live music.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

The Whitewater Center does not permit any outside food or beverage anywhere on the 1,200 acre footprint, including parking lots. Food and drink are available for purchase at a variety of outlets within the facility.

Can I use a ridesharing service for transportation?

Yes, ridesharing (such as Uber or Lyft) is always an option. If you would like to be dropped off at the main facility, standard parking fees ($12 per vehicle) will apply. Otherwise, there will be a ridesharing drop-off point on Whitewater Center Parkway. From the drop-off point, it is a half mile walk to the main facility. Ridesharing pick-up is available at the main facility with no fee.

What happens in the event of rain?

Flow Fest will take place rain or shine. Certain aspects of the festival may be adjusted to account for the weather conditions. The Flow Fest website and Whitewater Center social media channels will be updated to reflect any changes.

Do parking fees apply for Flow Fest?

The Whitewater Center has a standard parking fee that applies at all times ($12 for cars and motorcycles, $25 for vans, RVs and buses).

How do I become a vendor at Flow Fest?

If you are interested in being a Flow Fest vendor, please complete an application. If selected, you will be notified by mid-August.

How do I become an instructor at Flow Fest?

If you are interested in being a Flow Fest instructor, please complete an application

Where is Flow Fest Located?

Flow Fest is held in Charlotte, North Carolina at the U.S. National Whitewater Center.

Situated on over 1,300 acres of woodlands, the Whitewater Center fosters an environment for people to come together to play outside. Dedicated to promoting healthy and active lifestyles and developing environmental stewardship, the Whitewater Center is home to the world’s largest man-made whitewater river, offering premier outdoor activities including whitewater rafting and kayaking, flatwater kayaking, mountain biking, rock climbing, ziplines, a canopy tour, rope courses and various team building activities. The Whitewater Center is a locally owned and operated, North Carolina 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.