Attracting international competitors, the Avon Descent is the world's longest white water event and contains both motor boats and manual powered kayaks. Sit on the banks of the Avon River or watch from the many bridges in and around Toodyay. Feel the prickle of excitement as the competitors battle vicious rapids and harrowing tree infested shallows. Catch all the action in Toodyay. At the same time enjoy the culinary delights of the International Food Festival at Duidgee Park on the banks of the river on Saturday 1st of August between 10 am and 4 pm. There is plenty of parking for coaches and a heated marquee awaits you while you dine. Free children's activities, dance demonstrations, live musicians and a live race commentary - a guaranteed perfect day in Toodyay.