Accommodations & Meals

On-Site Accommodations

Registered participants of the East Coast Paddlesports Symposium are invited to stay overnight at The Campground at James Island County Park. All events are within easy walking distance of the campground. Participants may reserve campsites on a first-come, first-served basis. After registering for the symposium, call 843-795-4386 for rates and to reserve a campsite. Campsite reservations for festival participants may not be made online. Please register early to ensure access to classes and campsites.


Food vendors will be on site during the festival, but we encourage all registered participants to attend the Friday and Saturday night dinners. Meal packages may be purchased online.
  • Friday Evening BBQ will be catered by RightOnQue, featuring smoked BBQ pulled pork and chicken with a variety of homemade sauces, served on local saffron brioche buns, with macaroni and cheese, Carolina coleslaw, salad, dessert, and tea and lemonade. A vegetarian BBQ entree option will be available for those that choose a vegetarian meal during registration (specific entree yet to be determined).
  • Saturday Evening Dinner will feature a Lowcountry Boil with potatoes, corn, sausage, and shrimp boiled in seasonings and served with cocktail sauce, with okra pilau, cornbread, banana pudding, and tea and lemonade. A vegetarian entree option of eggplant parmesan will be available for those that choose a vegetarian meal during registration. Live music will be offered by Vince Rivers from 6-8 p.m.