Rock River Trail Celebration - Bike Ride, Paddle the Rock River & Fly-in Breakfast

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Name: Rock River Trail Celebration - Bike Ride, Paddle the Rock River & Fly-in Breakfast
Date: June 3, 2017 - June 4, 2017
Event Description:

Celebrate the Rock River Trail on June 3 and 4 in Fort Atkinson! Join us for a Saturday paddle down the Rock River to celebrate the trail opening and to bring awareness to the recreational water opportunities in Wisconsin. Enjoy a group bike ride, historic riverwalk tour, outdoor live music along the river, vintage swimsuits on display at the museum, and much more!

On Sunday, June 4, celebrate the Rock River Trail Air Route with a Fly-in Breakfast at the Fort Atkinson Municipal Airport with
plane and helicopter rides, and an all-you-can-eat breakfast.

Schedule of Events

Saturday, June 3
Canoe or kayak the Rock River with 2 Rivers Bicycle & Canoe, Canoe demonstration by Rock River Canoe Co., safety lessons on paddling, riverwalk tour, live music and more!

5am 4th Annual Fishing Derby  (Register at TPF Outdoors or American Legion)

8am 25-40 Mile Group Bike Ride (Meet at 2 Rivers Bicycle & Outdoor at 33 W. Sherman Ave)

9am Riverwalk tour along the river (Meet at the Fort Farmers Market across from the Post Office at E. Milwaukee Ave)

9am-4pm – Canoe or kayak the Rock River (rentals available at 2 Rivers Bicycle & Outdoor by the trip or by the hour. Call ahead to reserve a boat at 920-563-2222)

12-1pmTour and canoe demonstration by Kim Grunow at Rock River Canoe Co. (99 N. Main Street)

11am-2pm Hoard Historical Museum
  • Vintage swimsuits on display
  • Dairy Day at the Moo-seum
  • Tour the Intersectional Peony Garden
1-2pm  – Safety lessons on paddling by Jeremy Pinc and Cynthia Holt (Municipal parking lot, W. Sherman Ave)

8:30pm-11pm Café Carpe
  • Dulcimer players Rich Thum and Steve Seifert in the listening room

9:30-1:30am Brock’s River Walk Tavern & Grill
  • Live music outdoor along the river
Sunday, June 4

8:00am-12:00pmWings & Wheels Fly-In Breakfast at the Fort Atkinson Municipal Airport, hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of Fort Atkinson
  • All-you-can-eat country-style breakfast cooked by Philip Jones of Jones Dairy Farm
  • Plane rides every 30 minutes
  • Helicopter rides every 20 minutes
  • Car show and free kids activities
4-9pm Hijinx
  • Live music by The Madpolecats, Bath Salt Zombies and Buffo’s Wake
Downtown Fort Atkinson
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4
Contact Information:
For Canoe/Kayak Rentals, contact 2 Rivers Bicycle and Outdoor at (920) 563-2222. For event information, contact the Fort Atkinson Chamber at (920) 563-3210 or email
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