North American Wife Carrying Championship®

Sat October 12, 2019 Newry, ME US 04261
15 South Ridge Road
Newry, ME US 04261

The 20th Annual North American Wife Carrying Championship® kicks off at 10 AM on October 12 during Sunday River of Newry, ME, Fall Festival. The competition draws thousands of spectators to the grass-covered slopes of Sunday River each fall and receives worldwide media attention as teams compete for fame, fortune, and a chance to compete at the World Championships in Finland the following summer.

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Watch Caroline and Brent of Sunday River teach you how to carry your partner.