Enjoy these special events on the Scenic Brandywine River

Brandywine Clean up – April 27, 2019

Help clean up the Brandywine River. Event sponsored by the Brandywine Valley Association, Canoes provided by Northbrook Canoe Company.


Northbrook Canoe opens for the 42nd season on May 1, 2019. Call ahead for reservations. Trips run 9 am to 4 pm, 7 days.

37th Annual Northbrook Canoe Challenge – May 5, 2019

The race that opens our season. Paddle your way from Mortonville to Northbrook along a 10 mile course on the Brandywine River. Northbrook Canoe hosts the Canoe Challenge to support the Cerebral Palsy Association of Chester County. The race is open to all skill levels and families are encouraged to participate. To sign up visit the CPA website here or visit Northbrook Canoe to get a registration form. May the best canoeists win!

Colonial Day – June 15, 2019

Come spend a day on the historic Brandywine River. Learn about the time of our forefathers on Fathers’ Day Weekend. Test your knowledge of Colonial Chester County, play colonial games, and travel along the creek as they did.

Father’s Day – June 16, 2019

Join us at the food shack after your trip and enjoy BOGO for Dad. Buy an American Meal get one free for Dad! American meal includes choice of Hot Dog, Hamburger, Cheeseburger or Veggieburger, a 20 oz. drink a side of fries and an ice cream sandwich for desert.  Pick up a voucher for dad when you sign in at the end of your trip.

Good Neighbor Day Race – July 4, 2019

Have a fun day in Downingtown celebrating our nation’s birth. Navigate from Kerr Park to the Stroud Preserve on the East Branch of the Brandywine. Call ahead to reserve your canoe for the race hosted by the Rotary Club.

Pirate Day – August 17, 2019

AHOY!! Dress like a pirate. Search for buried treasures. Plunder your fellow buccaneers. Buy a water cannon and sink your friends. Booty awaits you at Northbrook Canoe’s third annual Pirate Day!
Dress like a pirate and receive $5 off of your Canoe or Kayak trip or $2 off your Tubing trip. (Combinable with other discounts)

46th Annual Marshalton Triathlon – October 6, 2019

Take part in the oldest triathlon in the country providing a unique family fun experience for people of all ages. Pedal, Paddle, & Pace yourself through a 10 mile course. Proceeds benefit the West Bradford Fire Company. Click here for more information.