Alliant Energy Center
1919 Alliant Energy Way
Friday 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
$15.00 for a day pass
$25.00 for a weekend pass.
Note: Ages 17 and under: free.
Tickets may be purchased in advance at www.rutabaga.com or at Rutabaga.
At Canoecopia, tickets can be purchased with cash or check only.
$7.00 per car per day
Weekend pass: $19.50
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Want to stand-up paddle on local ponds? Considering an expedition? Thinking about fishing from a kayak? Join over 20,000 paddling enthusiasts from beginners to experts to experience Canoecopia!
Canoecopia is the largest paddlesports consumer event in the world, with more than 250,000 square feet of kayaks, canoes, stand up paddleboards, outdoor equipment and clothing, all at the best prices of the season! Over 110 seminars and clinics make Canoecopia an educational event where you can learn about the perfect gear for your style of paddling, develop skills to get you where you want to go, and discover some of the many places to paddle, both near and far.
If you're interested in experiencing life on the water, Canoecopia is the best place to spend the weekend! Canoecopia is presented by Rutabaga Paddlesports.
Pre-ordering your Canoecopia tickets (wristbands) speeds up your entry into the show and save you a bit of money, too! Order on-line by March 1 to get your tickets in the mail. Buy a 3-day pass and enjoy a less-hurried weekend!
Learn about gear for your style of paddling, develop skills to get you where you want to go, and discover many wonderful places to paddle, both near and far. The hard part may be deciding which to see!
"Meet the folks who make the boats!" Kayaks, canoes, stand up paddleboards, outdoor equipment and clothing, all at the best prices of the season. See what's new in paddlesports and outdoor equipment, chat with experts about destinations in the Midwest and beyond, discover what's newest, best and coolest!
Visit us on Facebook where we'll feature new manufacturers and products, cool exhibitors, and our wide diversity of presentations. We'll even be posting during the show!
If you'd like to receive our 84-page Canoecopia Show Guide, you can add your name to our list. And we'll never sell your names or info to anyone, period.
Note: We still have limited space for exhibitors. If you're interested in exhibiting, please contact Darren Bush.