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Something for everyone at Goat Island Games in Cramerton

Updated: Aug 14


Goat Island Park in Cramerton

141 8th Avenue, Cramerton NC

Saturday May 6th, 2023

There is something for everyone at Goat Island Park, in beautiful Riverfront Downtown Cramerton on Saturday May 6th, 2023. Let your competitive side show by signing up for these friendly competitions listed below. This will be a fun day for the whole family. If you don't want to compete, come out anyway for live music, food trucks, and more.

Special thank to Catawba Riverkeeper for providing the water this year.


Let your competitive side show!

Goat Island Games Fishing Tourney

FREE | Starts 7 am | Check-In 6:30 am

Drown some worms and tell some lies starting at 7am with check-in beginning at 6:30. Awards will be given for the biggest fish, smallest fish, and most fish for both youth and adult participants. Register ahead of time and save time at check-in. We will not have fishing poles, bait, etc for use or purchase so please bring all equipment needed.


Goat Island Games 5K & 5 Miler

Starts 8:30 am | Start/Finish Line at 7:30 am

Experience Historic Cramerton from a unique perspective at our 6th annual Goat Island Games 5K & 5 Miler! We’re pumped to show you everything that makes Cramerton awesome! Start and finish on beautiful Goat Island, run through beautiful downtown Cramerton, up 8th Avenue, through Stuart Cramer High School’s state of the art campus, peak at Cramerton’s three-story public art sculpture, and finish back on Goat Island Park.


Goat Island Games Kayak Race

FREE | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us for our new sprint kayak race! We will run separate heats for men and women with the top battling it out in a final race. Participants 12-18 must have a parent/guardian sign waiver and be in a kayak on the water during the race.


Goat Island Games Group Bike Ride

FREE | Noon

Join Adam with Human Powered Movement for a guided tour through Cramerton's charming streets and scenic trails. Bring your own bike and helmet, or rent one of Human Powered Movement's bicycles on location (adult sizes only).


Goat Island Games Ping Pong Tourney

FREE | 8 am - 2 pm

This is your chance to prove to your middle school gym teacher you CAN play ping pong! Our double-elimination tournament is perfectly suited for those with little hand-eye coordination all the way to self-proclaimed paddle masters. Come on out to watch this intense afternoon battle. Come test your skills and see if you may just get lucky enough to take home a custom Goat Island Games award.


Goat Island Games Cornhole Tourney

FREE | 8 am - 2 pm

Grab a partner and join us for the Goat Island Games cornhole tourney. This is a double elimination tourney using the permanent boards on Goat Island.


Goat Island Games Disc Golf Tourney

FREE | Time slots available 10 am - Noon

What an awesome opportunity to play this beautiful course in the woods on Goat Island and enjoy some friendly competition with family, friends and other people around town.

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