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Aug. 17

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FLOATZILLA 2024

FLOATZILLA 2024

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Welcome to Floatzilla, the largest paddle event on the Mississippi! Held annually in the beautiful Quad Cities region, Floatzilla brings together paddling enthusiasts from all over the country for a day of fun and adventure on the Mississippi River.

Welcome to Floatzilla, the largest paddle event on the Mississippi! Held annually in the beautiful Quad Cities region, Floatzilla brings together paddling enthusiasts from all over the country for a day of fun and adventure on the Mississippi River.

With over a thousand participants and the river closed down to commercial watercraft, Floatzilla offers a unique opportunity to explore the area's natural beauty. Whether you're an experienced paddler or just starting, there's something for everyone at Floatzilla. And after a day on the water, the fun doesn't stop! Join us for our post-paddle event, featuring live music and food vendors, where you can relax and connect with other paddling enthusiasts.

With over a thousand participants and the river closed down to commercial watercraft, Floatzilla offers a unique opportunity to explore the area's natural beauty. Whether you're an experienced paddler or just starting, there's something for everyone at Floatzilla. And after a day on the water, the fun doesn't stop! Join us for our post-paddle event, featuring live music and food vendors, where you can relax and connect with other paddling enthusiasts.

About Floatzilla

About Floatzilla

Floatzilla is a community of people who love the water and all the adventure it brings. So join us and be a part of the Floatzilla family!

Floatzilla is a community of people who love the water and all the adventure it brings. So join us and be a part of the Floatzilla family!

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This Year - Floatzilla hopes to break the world record for largest raft of canoes and kayaks with 3,151

This Year - Floatzilla hopes to break the world record for largest raft of canoes and kayaks with 3,151

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Plan Your Paddle

Plan Your Paddle

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Quad City Hotels Welcome All Floatzillians. Hotels all over the Quad Cities offer special pricing for those paddling Floatzilla.



Quad City Hotels Welcome All Floatzillians. Hotels all over the Quad Cities offer special pricing for those paddling Floatzilla.



sPECIAL rATES WILL BE aVAILABLE IN THE COMING MONTHS - STAY TUNED

sPECIAL rATES WILL BE aVAILABLE IN THE COMING MONTHS - STAY TUNED

Lodging

Lodging

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Floatzilla and the city of davenport are offering camping on credit island or at lindsay park near the lindsay park yacht club launch site.


Tent camping only. No open fires allowed. Cost is $12 per tent

Floatzilla and the city of davenport are offering camping on credit island or at lindsay park near the lindsay park yacht club launch site.


Tent camping only. No open fires allowed. Cost is $12 per tent

Camping

Camping

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Packet

Pickup

Packet

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Packet Pickup will take place on Friday, Aug. 16, 5-7 p.m. at Credit Island Lodge.


Late pickup Sat. Aug 19 at all launch Sites.


Credit Island Lodge

2200 w river dr.

Davenport, ia 52802

Packet Pickup will take place on Friday, Aug. 16, 5-7 p.m. at Credit Island Lodge.


Late pickup Sat. Aug 19 at all launch Sites.


Credit Island Lodge

2200 w river dr.

Davenport, ia 52802

Kayak Fishing Tournament

Kayak Fishing Tournament

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a Free entry kayak fishing tournament will take place at Credit Island on Friday, aug. 16 6-8 p.m. Check-in for the tournament takes place from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.


All ages are welcome!

a Free entry kayak fishing tournament will take place at Credit Island on Friday, aug. 16 6-8 p.m. Check-in for the tournament takes place from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.


All ages are welcome!

Live Music

Live Music

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Live music will make its return this year! Taking place at Lake Potter Saturday Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. look forward to great food, great music, and great people at our post paddle celebration!

Live music will make its return this year! Taking place at Lake Potter Saturday Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. look forward to great food, great music, and great people at our post paddle celebration!

Plan Your Paddle

Plan Your Paddle

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Kayak/Canoe Rental

Kayak/Canoe Rental

No Kayak? No Problem! River Action Has partnered up with a number of local and regional outfitters who can assist you with securing a kayak or canoe for the event.

No Kayak? No Problem! River Action Has partnered up with a number of local and regional outfitters who can assist you with securing a kayak or canoe for the event.

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Our Launch sites are designed to accommodate paddlers of all skill levels. From a leisurely half-mile paddle launching from credit island - to the eleven-mile launch from empire park for those looking for adventure!

Our Launch sites are designed to accommodate paddlers of all skill levels. From a leisurely half-mile paddle launching from credit island - to the eleven-mile launch from empire park for those looking for adventure!

Contact Us

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have questions? Please reach out to our events manager, Michael, via email: mcorsiglia@riveraction.org, via phone (563) 322-2969 Or fill in a message below.

have questions? Please reach out to our events manager, Michael, via email: mcorsiglia@riveraction.org, via phone (563) 322-2969 Or fill in a message below.

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What is River Action?

What is River Action?

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River Action is a Quad Cities Based Non-Profit focused on fostering the environmental, economic, and cultural vitality of the Mississippi river and its Riverfront in the region. All proceeds from Floatzilla go towards helping river action achieve its vision of a more prosperous Riverfront in the quad cities!

River Action is a Quad Cities Based Non-Profit focused on fostering the environmental, economic, and cultural vitality of the Mississippi river and its Riverfront in the region. All proceeds from Floatzilla go towards helping river action achieve its vision of a more prosperous Riverfront in the quad cities!

Floatzilla Sponsors

Floatzilla Sponsors

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