Demo Days & Special Events

Demo Days & Special Events

 

Click here to download a printable version of our 2017 events.

 

Mar
10
Fri
Eastern Iowa Sportshow @ UNI Dome
Mar 10 – Mar 12 all-day
Eastern Iowa Sportshow 2017 | CrawDaddy Outdoors

It’s that time of year. The weather is getting warmer and you’re looking forward to the adventures that await you this Spring and Summer. Visit CrawDaddy Outdoors at the Eastern Iowa Sportshow March 10-12, 2017 and take advantage of sales from 25-75% off.

Have your eye on a kayak or stand up paddleboard and want to get boat show pricing? A $200 deposit will hold your boat and pricing until you pick it up in the spring or summer.

The prices below are sample deals from 2016. Stay tuned for 2017’s specials and discounts.

Malibu 2XL: Retail $900 | Sale $700 (2 available)
Rip 10: Retail $700 | Sale $550 (1 available) 
Trident 13 Angler: Retail $1,100 | Sale $700 (2 available)
Malibu Tour SUP: Retail $1,000 | Sale $900
Camden 120: Retail $850 | Sale $700 Discontinued Model (1 available)
Predator MX: Retail $1,300 | Sale $1,150 plus free stake out pole (1 available)
Predator XL with Motor: Retail $3,000 | Sale $2,600 plus free stake out pole
Tetra 12:  Retail $850 | Sale $600 (3 available)
Dirigo 120: Retail $830 | Sale $700 (6 available)
Rip 12: Retail $800 | Sale $650 (4 available)
Looksha 12: Retail $1,200 | Sale $1,000 (3 available)
Prowler Big Game II: Retail $1,300 | Sale $1,100 plus free stake out pole (1 available)
Heron Jr.:   Retail $349 | Sale $300 (4 available)
Predator 13: Retail $1,400 | Sale $1,200 plus free stake out pole (3 available)
Twin Heron Angler: Retail $900 | Sale $800 (2 available)
Dirigo Tandem XT: Retail $1,200 | Sale $800 (1 available)
Jackson Fishing Kayaks: With Purchase you will receive a $75 CrawDaddy Gift Card

50% OFF
Life is Good Shirts
Snowshoes
Tents
Sleeping Bags
Backpacks
Select PFD’s
Chums
Scotty Rod Holder Gear

25% OFF
Select Paddles
Water shoes and Socks

BUY ONE GET ONE FREE
FITS Socks

2017 SHOW HOURS:
Friday, March 10
3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday, March 11
9:30 am – 8:00 pm

Sunday, March 12
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Check out the Eastern Iowa Sportshow website for more details about the show and to request discount coupons. All discounted rates shown above are subject to change.

Mar
14
Tue
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh

An easy beginner-level flat kayak water float. Sweet Marsh near Tripoli, Iowa flourishes with wildlife in the spring. Join Darrin Siefken and Iowa wildlife photographer Kip Ladage, as they guide you through the cattails in search of Sandhill cranes, a variety of ducks, pelicans and other migratory bird species. This kayak trip is perfect for beginners, families and photographers.

The cost for this event is only $20 if you need a kayak, or $10 if you bring your own.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot and the group will meet at Sweet Marsh.

Mar
21
Tue
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh

An easy beginner-level flat kayak water float. Sweet Marsh near Tripoli, Iowa flourishes with wildlife in the spring. Join Darrin Siefken and Iowa wildlife photographer Kip Ladage, as they guide you through the cattails in search of Sandhill cranes, a variety of ducks, pelicans and other migratory bird species. This kayak trip is perfect for beginners, families and photographers.

The cost for this event is only $20 if you need a kayak, or $10 if you bring your own.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot and the group will meet at Sweet Marsh.

Mar
28
Tue
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh

An easy beginner-level flat kayak water float. Sweet Marsh near Tripoli, Iowa flourishes with wildlife in the spring. Join Darrin Siefken and Iowa wildlife photographer Kip Ladage, as they guide you through the cattails in search of Sandhill cranes, a variety of ducks, pelicans and other migratory bird species. This kayak trip is perfect for beginners, families and photographers.

The cost for this event is only $20 if you need a kayak, or $10 if you bring your own.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot and the group will meet at Sweet Marsh.

Apr
4
Tue
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh

An easy beginner-level flat kayak water float. Sweet Marsh near Tripoli, Iowa flourishes with wildlife in the spring. Join Darrin Siefken and Iowa wildlife photographer Kip Ladage, as they guide you through the cattails in search of Sandhill cranes, a variety of ducks, pelicans and other migratory bird species. This kayak trip is perfect for beginners, families and photographers.

The cost for this event is only $20 if you need a kayak, or $10 if you bring your own.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot and the group will meet at Sweet Marsh.

Apr
9
Sun
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh

An easy beginner-level flat kayak water float. Sweet Marsh near Tripoli, Iowa flourishes with wildlife in the spring. Join Darrin Siefken and Iowa wildlife photographer Kip Ladage, as they guide you through the cattails in search of Sandhill cranes, a variety of ducks, pelicans and other migratory bird species. This kayak trip is perfect for beginners, families and photographers.

The cost for this event is only $20 if you need a kayak, or $10 if you bring your own.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot and the group will meet at Sweet Marsh.

Apr
11
Tue
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh

An easy beginner-level flat kayak water float. Sweet Marsh near Tripoli, Iowa flourishes with wildlife in the spring. Join Darrin Siefken and Iowa wildlife photographer Kip Ladage, as they guide you through the cattails in search of Sandhill cranes, a variety of ducks, pelicans and other migratory bird species. This kayak trip is perfect for beginners, families and photographers.

The cost for this event is only $20 if you need a kayak, or $10 if you bring your own.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot and the group will meet at Sweet Marsh.

Apr
18
Tue
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh

An easy beginner-level flat kayak water float. Sweet Marsh near Tripoli, Iowa flourishes with wildlife in the spring. Join Darrin Siefken and Iowa wildlife photographer Kip Ladage, as they guide you through the cattails in search of Sandhill cranes, a variety of ducks, pelicans and other migratory bird species. This kayak trip is perfect for beginners, families and photographers.

The cost for this event is only $20 if you need a kayak, or $10 if you bring your own.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot and the group will meet at Sweet Marsh.

Apr
25
Tue
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh

An easy beginner-level flat kayak water float. Sweet Marsh near Tripoli, Iowa flourishes with wildlife in the spring. Join Darrin Siefken and Iowa wildlife photographer Kip Ladage, as they guide you through the cattails in search of Sandhill cranes, a variety of ducks, pelicans and other migratory bird species. This kayak trip is perfect for beginners, families and photographers.

The cost for this event is only $20 if you need a kayak, or $10 if you bring your own.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot and the group will meet at Sweet Marsh.

May
2
Tue
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh

An easy beginner-level flat kayak water float. Sweet Marsh near Tripoli, Iowa flourishes with wildlife in the spring. Join Darrin Siefken and Iowa wildlife photographer Kip Ladage, as they guide you through the cattails in search of Sandhill cranes, a variety of ducks, pelicans and other migratory bird species. This kayak trip is perfect for beginners, families and photographers.

The cost for this event is only $20 if you need a kayak, or $10 if you bring your own.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot and the group will meet at Sweet Marsh.

May
6
Sat
ARTrageous @ CrawDaddy Outdoors
May 6 all-day
ARTrageous @ CrawDaddy Outdoors | Waverly | Iowa | United States

Stay tuned for more details.

 

May
9
Tue
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh

An easy beginner-level flat kayak water float. Sweet Marsh near Tripoli, Iowa flourishes with wildlife in the spring. Join Darrin Siefken and Iowa wildlife photographer Kip Ladage, as they guide you through the cattails in search of Sandhill cranes, a variety of ducks, pelicans and other migratory bird species. This kayak trip is perfect for beginners, families and photographers.

The cost for this event is only $20 if you need a kayak, or $10 if you bring your own.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot and the group will meet at Sweet Marsh.

May
14
Sun
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh
May 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Marsh Migrations @ Sweet Marsh

An easy beginner-level flat kayak water float. Sweet Marsh near Tripoli, Iowa flourishes with wildlife in the spring. Join Darrin Siefken and Iowa wildlife photographer Kip Ladage, as they guide you through the cattails in search of Sandhill cranes, a variety of ducks, pelicans and other migratory bird species. This kayak trip is perfect for beginners, families and photographers.

The cost for this event is only $20 if you need a kayak, or $10 if you bring your own.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot and the group will meet at Sweet Marsh.

May
27
Sat
River Floats
May 27 all-day
River Floats

Join the CrawDaddy Crew on a relaxing summer float on one of Iowa’s many rivers. No prior kayaking experience is required.

The cost is $10 for transportation plus $20 if you’re bringing your own kayak or $30 if you need to rent one.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot.

May 27 – Shell Rock
May 28 – Cedar River
May 29 – Wapsipinicon River
June 13 – Volga River
July 18 – Shell Rock River
August 8 – Winnebago River

 

May
28
Sun
River Floats
May 28 all-day
River Floats

Join the CrawDaddy Crew on a relaxing summer float on one of Iowa’s many rivers. No prior kayaking experience is required.

The cost is $10 for transportation plus $20 if you’re bringing your own kayak or $30 if you need to rent one.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot.

May 27 – Shell Rock
May 28 – Cedar River
May 29 – Wapsipinicon River
June 13 – Volga River
July 18 – Shell Rock River
August 8 – Winnebago River

 

May
29
Mon
River Floats
May 29 all-day
River Floats

Join the CrawDaddy Crew on a relaxing summer float on one of Iowa’s many rivers. No prior kayaking experience is required.

The cost is $10 for transportation plus $20 if you’re bringing your own kayak or $30 if you need to rent one.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot.

May 27 – Shell Rock
May 28 – Cedar River
May 29 – Wapsipinicon River
June 13 – Volga River
July 18 – Shell Rock River
August 8 – Winnebago River

 

Jun
13
Tue
River Floats
Jun 13 all-day
River Floats

Join the CrawDaddy Crew on a relaxing summer float on one of Iowa’s many rivers. No prior kayaking experience is required.

The cost is $10 for transportation plus $20 if you’re bringing your own kayak or $30 if you need to rent one.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot.

May 27 – Shell Rock
May 28 – Cedar River
May 29 – Wapsipinicon River
June 13 – Volga River
July 18 – Shell Rock River
August 8 – Winnebago River

 

Jul
6
Thu
Concerts in Kohlmann Park River Float @ Waverly Light & Power Boat Ramp
Jul 6 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Concerts in Kohlmann Park River Float @ Waverly Light & Power Boat Ramp

Join us for a relaxing evening in beautiful Waverly, Iowa this summer. Meet at the Waverly Light and Power Boat Ramp at 5:45pm and paddle for approximately 20-30 minutes, then enjoy live music while floating on the river (concert starts at 6:30pm). The evening ends with a short 20-minute paddle back to the boat ramp.

Bring your own kayak for free, or if you need one for the evening, they’re available for just $10.

If you need a rental, you must call in advance to reserve your spot.

Jul
8
Sat
Ridiculous Days @ CrawDaddy Outdoors
Jul 8 all-day
Ridiculous Days @ CrawDaddy Outdoors | Waverly | Iowa | United States

Take advantage of the amazing deals at CrawDaddy Outdoors during Ridiculous Days sidewalk sales throughout downtown and Waverly.

Jul
18
Tue
River Floats
Jul 18 all-day
River Floats

Join the CrawDaddy Crew on a relaxing summer float on one of Iowa’s many rivers. No prior kayaking experience is required.

The cost is $10 for transportation plus $20 if you’re bringing your own kayak or $30 if you need to rent one.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot.

May 27 – Shell Rock
May 28 – Cedar River
May 29 – Wapsipinicon River
June 13 – Volga River
July 18 – Shell Rock River
August 8 – Winnebago River

 

Jul
20
Thu
Concerts in Kohlmann Park River Float @ Waverly Light & Power Boat Ramp
Jul 20 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Concerts in Kohlmann Park River Float @ Waverly Light & Power Boat Ramp

Join us for a relaxing evening in beautiful Waverly, Iowa this summer. Meet at the Waverly Light and Power Boat Ramp at 5:45pm and paddle for approximately 20-30 minutes, then enjoy live music while floating on the river (concert starts at 6:30pm). The evening ends with a short 20-minute paddle back to the boat ramp.

Bring your own kayak for free, or if you need one for the evening, they’re available for just $10.

If you need a rental, you must call in advance to reserve your spot.

Aug
8
Tue
River Floats
Aug 8 all-day
River Floats

Join the CrawDaddy Crew on a relaxing summer float on one of Iowa’s many rivers. No prior kayaking experience is required.

The cost is $10 for transportation plus $20 if you’re bringing your own kayak or $30 if you need to rent one.

You must call in advance to reserve your spot.

May 27 – Shell Rock
May 28 – Cedar River
May 29 – Wapsipinicon River
June 13 – Volga River
July 18 – Shell Rock River
August 8 – Winnebago River

 

Aug
19
Sat
Floatzilla
Aug 19 all-day
Floatzilla

Floatzilla is the Quad Cities annual paddle sports festival that culminates with a Guinness World Record attempt at the largest flotilla of kayaks and canoes on the protected backwaters of Lake Potter at Sunset Marina in Rock Island, Illinois.

CrawDaddy Outdoors will be at Lake Potter with a booth selling kayaks and gear.

  • Rentals will be available for $40 per single kayak
  • There will be no tandems or canoe rentals
  • You must call ahead to reserve and pay for rental: 319-352-9129
  • 6:15 am pickup at Ben Butterworth launch or 7:00 am pickup at Lake Potter
  • All boats need to be returned to Lake Potter at end of event.

Learn more at floatzilla.org.

Sep
23
Sat
12th Anniversary Open House @ CrawDaddy Outdoors
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
12th Anniversary Open House @ CrawDaddy Outdoors | Waverly | Iowa | United States

12th Anniversary Open House

September 23,  2017 | 8:00AM-4:00PM

This year marks our 12th Anniversary and we want to celebrate with you! Stop by the store on Saturday, September 23rd from 8am to 4pm for the Annual CrawDaddy Outdoors Open House.

Below are some of the amazing deals from 2016. Stay tuned for updated offers and sales for 2017.

•    8-9am | Silent Auction on demo/rental kayaks
•    11 years in business = 11% off store-wide (including Kayaks)
•    Tons of other great deals | 25-75% off
•    Door Prizes from our vendors

Some of the great deals you’ll find during the Open House:
Select PFD’s – 50% off
Vibram Five Fingers – 90% off
Select Tents & Sleeping Bags – 50% off


This is by far our LARGEST & FINAL discount of the year on kayaks.

Jackson Kraken 13.5 // Retail $1,749 – Sale Price $1,400 (Qty 1)
Jackson Skipper // Retail $999 – Sale Price $800 (Qty 1)
Current Designs Solara 100 // Retail $679 – Sale Price $550 (Qty 8)
Ocean Kayak Nalu 12.5 SUP // Retail $750 – Sale Price $600 (Qty 3)
Jackson Kilroy LT// Retail $1799 – Sale Price $1,400 (Qty 3)
Earl 4 SUP // Retail $995 – Sale Price $850 (Qty 1)
Jackson Big Tuna // Retail $1899 – Sale Price $1,500 (Qty 2)
Old Town Discovery 158  // Retail $950 – Sale Price $700 (Qty 1)
Necky Manitou 14 // Retail $1300 – Sale Price $1,000 (Qty 3)
Malibu Classic SUP // Retail $949 – Sale Price $800 (Qty 1)
Predator XL with Motor // Retail $2999 – Sale Price $2,400 (Qty 1)

Want to get one of these boats for next Spring or Summer? You can purchase these select kayaks for the sale price with a 50% deposit, and pay the rest when you pick up the item next year.

Oct
6
Fri
Kickapoo River Fall Colors Trip
Oct 6 – Oct 8 all-day
Kickapoo River Fall Colors Trip @ Houghton | Michigan | United States

Join is for a weekend paddle and camping trip down the Kickapoo River. Camp at the LaFarge City Campground while enjoying the peak of fall colors. Previous canoeing or kayaking experience is recommended but not required. This is a beginner level trip suitable for all fitness levels.  All trip gear is provided along with all meals and transportation.

$175 per person trip cost includes transportation, all meals, guided experience and any gear you need to borrow for trip.

Trip Sign-Up + Participation Agreement Form: Click Here

Annual Health & Medical Form: Click Here

Release of Liability Statement Form: Click Here

CrawDaddy Trip Photo Gallery: Click Here

Nov
18
Sat
Holiday Open House @ CrawDaddy Outdoors
Nov 18 – Nov 19 all-day
Holiday Open House @ CrawDaddy Outdoors | Waverly | Iowa | United States

Shop Local this Holiday
Beat the mayhem of Black Friday by checking out the deals in Waverly and at CrawDaddy Outdoors November 18 & 19.

Below are some of the amazing deals from 2016. Stay tuned for specials and offers for 2017.

Kuhl Jeans – 25% off
Socks (Fox River, Smartwool, FITS) – Buy 2 get 1 Free
Kayak Paddles – Any paddle over $150 is 10% off
Kayak Skirts & Covers – 25% off
Canoe Paddles – 50% off
All Backpacks, Tents, Sleeping Bags & Pads – 25% off
Select PFD Lifejackets – 25% off

Select Kayaks on Sale 


Jackson Kayaks (2016 models only) – 15% off
Note: Jackson Kayaks are rarely on sale. This is valid for limited time only on 2016 models.

Discovery 158 Canoe
Retail $950 | Sale $750

Manitou 14
Retail $1,300 | Sale $1,000

Q600 X Carbon
Retail $4,099 | Sale $2,000

Rockstar Large
Retail $1,249 | Sale $900

Predator XL with Motor
Retail $2,999 | Sale $2,400

Nov
24
Fri
Black Friday & Small Business Saturday @ CrawDaddy Outdoors
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day
Black Friday & Small Business Saturday @ CrawDaddy Outdoors | Waverly | Iowa | United States

Whether you are shopping for the holidays or treating yourself to some special gifts this year, now is the time to find the best deals at CrawDaddy Outdoors.

Stop by the store on Friday the 24th or Saturday the 25th to check out all the unbelievable prices on a wide range of our best products, and let us help you make this holiday season one to remember.

Below are some of the amazing deals from 2016. Stay tuned for specials and offers for 2017.

– North Face Select Styles – up to 30% off
– Ex Officio Underwear – buy 1 get 1 50% off
– Socks (Fox River, Smartwool, FITS) – buy 2 get 1 free
– All clothing on bargain racks – 50-75% off
– All items on the bargain floor – 50-75% off
– CrawDaddy Shirts, hats, and water bottles – 25% off
– KAVU Bags – 25% off
– Bluetooth waterproof speakers – 25% off
– Pie Irons – 25% off
– Camp Chairs – 25% off
– Jetboil – 25% off
– Climbing Gear – 25% off
– Mountain House Freeze Dried Food (Chicken ala King, Chicken Teriyaki, and Chicken Breasts with Mashed Potatoes) – Buy a case (qty 6) get a case free.

Dec
7
Thu
Christmas Greetings Windows on Main @ CrawDaddy Outdoors
Dec 7 all-day
Christmas Greetings Windows on Main @ CrawDaddy Outdoors

Participate in this fun and family-friendly activity. Stroll down Bremer Ave. in Waverly, Iowa to see all of the merchants’ living window displays and participate in a truly unique Christmas experience. Sip hot chocolate along the way or ride the trolley car.