Starved Rock Saltwater Expo & Frag Swap


Bringing the ocean to the IV Area!

Illinois Valley Reef Club Presents: Starved Rock Saltwater Expo sponsored by Aquaforest!!! The event will be held at Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Resort in Utica IL.!! We have a block of rooms at a discount rate for anyone wanting to stay the night there! Unfortunately the water park won’t be back open in time for the Expo but we have one of the best state parks in Illinois within walking distance… Starved Rock! So bring your family and enjoy the day!

Tickets for the event will be $5 and can be purchased at the door!! Kids 15 and under are FREE!
In Honor of Armed Forces Day,
Just bring you Military ID card to show at the door and you will get in free!!

The doors will open at 12 and the show runs until 4pm!

HOURLY DOOR PRIZES!! Free entry on these and you’ll be able to enter for each hour but must be present to win!! Drawings will be at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm with the raffle drawings starting right after!!

Raffle tickets will be:
3 for $5
7 for $10
15 for $20
Raffle drawing will start at 3pm!! Must be present to win!!!

For our vendors we will be able to do setup the day before with a start time of 5pm Friday night until about 9pm. Then the doors should be open for vendors on Saturday morning by 9am

A good portion of the money the club makes from the show will be getting donated to Coral Restoration Foundation! They are a Non-Profit group that are rebuilding the coral reefs off the coast of Florida.