Lynchburg Launch of the James River Batteau Festival

  • Available Event Dates:
    June 16, 2018
  • Times: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Location: Percival's Island Natural Area
  • Event Admission: FREE and Open to the Public
  • 1600 Concord Turnpike
  • Lynchburg, VA 24504

Come watch the launch of the many replica batteaux as they begin their journey down the James River!

The Lynchburg Launch of the James River Batteau Festival is the kick-off event for the James River Batteau Festival, an 8-day journey down the James River from Lynchburg to Maidens Landing using recreated late 18th & early 19th century cargo boats called Batteaux (plural of Batteau).  

  • 1600 Concord Turnpike
  • Lynchburg, VA 24504