Calendar

Jun
18
Sat
2022
JRBF – Start – Saturday June 18, 2022 @ Lynchburg
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am

The Launch of the 37th annual  James River Batteau Festival in 2022 will be from Lynchburg.

Batteaux are planning to stop at Percival’s Island and will be announced by Jeff Taylor.

The batteau Lizzie Langley will fire a cannon at 11:00 am to signal the start of the journey down-river!

JRBF – Saturday June 18, 2022 @ Galt's Mill
Jun 18 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The James River Batteau Festival campsite at Galt’s Mill for 2022 is scheduled to be the same as prior years.

Jun
19
Sun
2022
JRBF – Sunday June 19, 2022 @ Bent Creek
Jun 19 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The James River Batteau Festival campsite for Sunday June 19, 2022 will be at Bent Creek.

Jun
20
Mon
2022
JRBF – Monday June 20, 2022 @ Wingina
Jun 20 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The James River Batteau Festival campsite for Monday June 20, 2022 will be at Wingina.

Jun
21
Tue
2022
JRBF – Tuesday June 21, 2022 @ Howardsville
Jun 21 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The James River Batteau Festival campsite for Tuesday June 21, 2022 will be at Howardsville.

Jun
22
Wed
2022
JRBF – Wednesday June 22, 2022 @ Scottsville
Jun 22 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The James River Batteau Festival campsite for Wednesday June 22rd, 2022 will be at Scottsville. Camping availability is yet to be determined. Check back for details.

Jun
23
Thu
2022
JRBF – Thursday June 23, 2022 @ Slate River
Jun 23 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The James River Batteau Festival  campsite for Thursday June 23, 2022 will be at the site on the up-river side of the Slate River confluence with the James River. This site was new in 2016.

Please do NOT go to the old Solite Plant campsite as that area is closed off now.

If you are traveling from Rt. 15, continue past the old Solite plant entrance a little further just after you cross the Slate River. The entrance to the new site will be on the right.

Please use caution driving on this site and observe all designated markings as to what areas are available for JRBF use.

Jun
24
Fri
2022
JRBF – Friday June 24, 2022 @ Cartersville
Jun 24 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The James River Batteau Festival campsite for Friday June 24, 2022 will be at Cartersville.

Jun
25
Sat
2022
JRBF – GROUP PHOTO – 8 am Cartersville – Saturday June 25, 2022 @ Cartersville
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am

The Annual JRBF Group Photo is scheduled to be taken in Cartersville at 8:00 am Saturday AM.

JRBF – Saturday June 25, 2022 @ Maiden's Landing
Jun 25 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The James River Batteau Festival will end on Saturday June 25, 2022 at Maiden’s Landing.

May 23, 2020