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2021 AVA Convention

Convention Socials - available with pre-registration only

06/29/2021, 05:15pm-07:15pm - Meet & Greet

Meet & Greet on the Monona Terrace Rooftop

Pricing Package Information:
The price of this social is included in the "Full Convention" package.
The price of this social is included in the "Single Day Convention" package.
The price of this social for the "4 Day Walk and 2 Day Bus Pass" Package and "Walks Only" Package is an additional $15.

06/29/2021, 07:30pm-09:30pm - Dessert and Ice Age Trail Guest Speaker

Join us and Guest Speaker, Melanie Radznik McManus at the Concourse Hotel

Pricing Package Information:
The price of this social is included in the "Full Convention" package.
The price of this social is included in the "Single Day Convention" package.
The price of this social for the "4 Day Walk and 2 Day Bus Pass" Package and "Walks Only" Package is an additional $35.

06/30/2021 - Walk to UW Memorial Union, Dinner on Your Own

Walk to UW Memorial Union & Sunset by Lake Mendota. Brats, Beer & more available for purchase.

06/30/2021, 05:45pm-09:00pm - Beverage and Food Forage Guided Walk

This AVA sanctioned Walk Event will be guided by Jerry Wilson. You may drop out any any of the many restaurants, have dinner, and then finish the walk after you finish eating.

07/01/2021, 06:45pm-09:00pm - Convention Gala and Awards Ceremony

This Gala at the Monona Terrace includes dinner, AVA Awards Presentation, and Induction of new members into the AVA Hall of Fame.

Options for this social:
  • Bone-in Brined Pork Loin
  • Chicken Saltimbocca
  • Portobello Wellington

Pricing Package Information:
The price of this social is included in the "Full Convention" package.
The price of this social is included in the "Single Day Convention" package.
The price of this social for the "4 Day Walk and 2 Day Bus Pass" Package and "Walks Only" Package is an additional $65.

07/02/2021, 07:00pm-09:00pm - President's After Dinner Cocktail Hour (AVA Lifetime/Associate Members, Big Give Donors, and Full/Single Day Convention attendees)

Join other AVA Associate Members and 2020 Big Give Donors at the Concourse Hotel for an hour of cocktails and light hors d'oeuvres.

Pricing Package Information:
The price of this social is included in the "Full Convention" package.
The price of this social is included in the "Single Day Convention" package.
The price of this social for the "4 Day Walk and 2 Day Bus Pass" Package and "Walks Only" Package is an additional $15.

07/03/2021 - Community Walk

Come join us at this Community Outreach Event. Help members of the community enjoy the benefits of walking and share your experiences with them and help them (hopefully) become members of the local Volksporting community.