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Special Events


Something is always going on on the Susquehanna and surrounding area….
here are some ways to GO PLAY OUTSIDE!

The 2nd Annual Dam Bridge Challenge
Pre-Register Required - Click Here to Register - Limited Spaces

Sign-Up to Clean-Up!  

Kayak Anglers of Central PA Tournaments &

Heroes on the Water Events
Virtual Tournaments being held - check out the link for details.

Kayak fishing tournaments sponsored by Kayak Anglers of Central PA are held at Shank's Mare and many other local waterways. For more information on this friendly and supportive kayak fishing group plus all the details on their full schedule throughout central PA, tournaments guidelines etc., click here. Heroes on the Water provide kayak fishing sessions to area veterans and their families free of charge.  To get involved or to volunteer, click here.

Susquehanna Holiday Trail

2020 Dates TBA

Visit all of our partners for this event and enjoy a scenic day on the river shopping, enjoying unique experiences and holiday ideas.  At Shank's Mare enjoy refreshments, holiday promotions, and a free gift with every purchase as supplies last.  

Pick up your passports at any of the 7 locations, and get it stamped at each location as you visit.  Leave it at your last stop and it will be included in a drawing to win 1 of 3 terrific and adventurous prize packages centered around the river!