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Group Bus Tours

Plan an exciting getaway to Quilt Expo for your group. Autumn in Madison is the perfect time to visit. The friendly city, located among beautiful lakes and parks, offers unparalleled shopping, dining and recreational opportunities, and an ideal destination for quilting enthusiasts.

Group Admission Rates

Group admission rates are available for groups of 20 or more if tickets are purchased in advance (by Aug. 24). Admission includes entrance to the quilt exhibits, stage presentations and vendor mall.

  • One-day ticket: $7 in advance, $10 at door
  • Two-day ticket: $12 in advance, $15 at door
  • Three-day ticket: $15 in advance, $18 at door

Lectures, workshops and evening events must be purchased separately. Advance registration is recommended.

Bus Parking
Bus parking is $21 per day, payable at the entry gate. Your bus may come and go from the Alliant Energy Center parking lot throughout the day.

Group Tour Contact
To purchase advance admission tickets for your group, please contact Mary Alice Van Gemert at 608-265-5037 or maryalice.vangemert@wpt.org. Please indicate the day(s) you will be attending, and the name and location of your group. Advance group tickets must be purchased by Aug. 24. Return any unsold tickets by Sept. 30 for a refund. We are unable to process refunds during Quilt Expo.

Food Options
A variety of food options will be available for your group during Quilt Expo. Concessions are located in the lobby, exhibition hall and atrium. Options include salads, soup, sandwiches, pizza, coffee, yogurt, ice cream and pastries. If you would like to order boxed lunches for your group, please contact CenterPlate Catering at 608-661-0525. The Alliant Energy Center maintains a strict policy that no outside food can be brought into the show.

Travel Information
Directions, hotels and additional visitor information are available at quiltexpo.com/gettingthere.