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Reef-A-Palooza New York begins next weekend

By Leonard Ho - Posted Jun 17, 2016 09:00 AM
Reef-A-Palooza (RAP) is billed as North America's most-attended reefkeeping event. RAP New York occurs on June 25 and 26. RAP organizers supplied Advanced Aquarist with information about next weekend's event (press release after the jump).

Get Ready for year two of Reef-A-Palooza New York

Exciting times folks for our industry as we anxiously await the next installment of Reef-A-Palooza New York. Expect over 100 different companies exhibiting from around the states and some even from around the world. You will see amazing livestock and cutting edge aquarium technology to be on display.

Reef-A-Palooza spans over 2 days with the main purpose of the event is to provide an enjoyable, positive atmosphere that is conducive to education and trade of both product and knowledge. Participating exhibitors range from large manufacturers, to retailers, to small livestock sellers, and participating hobbyists range from the beginner to the elite.

We are extremely excited to start announcing the amazing speaker line up for New York! We will be starting it off with Jake Adams at 1pm on Saturday. He will be talking about his personal experiences of diving abroad. Sanjay Joshi will be giving his talk at 3pm on Saturday. You’re not going to want to miss the recap of his historic adventures in Reef Keeping! Michael Paletta will enlighten the massed on Sunday at 12:30pm when he gives his talk. Be sure to grab a seat to hear about a great topic we can all can enjoy.


Meadowlands Exposition Center at 355 Plaza Drive Secaucus, NJ 07094

Show Dates & Hours:

Saturday June 25 2016 11am – 6pm

Sunday June 26, 2016 11am -5pm


$20.00 per person per day (CASH ONLY DAY OF THE SHOW)

Children 10 and under are free plus NEW KIDS ZONE with face painting and balloon twisting!!

Free Parking for all (WOW WOW WOW)

If you would like to pre-purchase your tickets ahead of time with a credit card, CLICK HERE.

Also included with paid admission is access to the educational speakers along with access to amazing raffles both day.




Mark your calendars for other upcoming Reef-A-Palooza event:

Reef-A-Palooza California November 19 & 20 2016

Reef-A-Palooza Orlando – May 6 & 7 2017

You still have times to be part of it! So if you haven’t made plans to attend Reef-A-Palooza New York, then do so now.

Author: Leonard Ho
Location: Southern California

I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.


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