QAS 2023 Information

Quiet Adventures Symposium 2023, yes, yes, yes. Here we go! Saturday, March 4, 2023 is the date and the MSU Pavilion (4301 Farm Lane, Lansing, MI) is the place. Join us from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm for all the speakers, exhibits, and demonstrations.

QAS is where outdoor enthusiasts learn and share with some of the best adventure experts. The QAS speaker schedule has presentation on kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding, hiking, backpacking, biking, and canoeing, to name a few. Learn about the speakers by reading their bios. Fly fishing is one of the demonstrations that will be in the Arena.

Environmental experts will show how what we do affects the environment and how we can be better stewards of our land and water. MSU Extension 4-H will have  special section for children's activities., including live owls. QAS sponsors have generously donated two Grand Prizes for the Raffle - a beautiful paddleboard and a mountain bike package. We'll also have door prizes raffled off throughout the day. Whether you are 5 or 95, QAS 2023 has something for you. 

Buy your advance tickets now, just $15 for general admission through Feb 28, 2023. Students with ID cost $5 whether in advance or at the door, and children under 12 are free.  A special "Advance Tickets Desk" will speed up your entry when you have tickets for your entire group!  Make sure that ALL of your group has Advance Tickets or someone will have to wait in the sales line to buy. At the door, tickets cost $20 for general admissions, students (with ID) $5 and children under 12 free. Parking is free. 

 Exhibitor instructions for March 3 and 4 are here. If you are interested in a booth, there may be an option to join us. Contact the or call Cynthia at 517-258-2488 and leave a message, but late registration rates now apply. 

 We are also asking for volunteers! March 3 and March 4 options available. 

For those needing lodging, we reserved a block of rooms at special rates at the Candlewood Suites. Book now to get these rates (until March 1, 2023)! Click on the link, just click the link and your dates. You should see the Quiet Adventures rate of $94.00 and $124.00.  Select which type of room then continue with your information. Let us know if you have any problems at Some have found that calling the Candlewood Suites at the number below is more effective! 

Candlewood Suites Lansing
3545 Forest Road
Lansing, MI 48910

Put Saturday, March 4, 2023 on your calendars and keep checking for fun trailers and information.  

Connect with the excitement of non-motorized, outdoor recreation in old and new ways! This is the spirit of the Quiet Adventures Symposium.

Adventure! Find it!