Pez On The River


Thursday September 7,  2023

  • Early Bird check-in is available, room hopping and social time.
  • 6 PM  Early Bird barb-que on the hotel patio. Grilled brats, hot dogs and many other goodies- free will donation appreciated

Friday-September 8, 2023

9 AM – Hospitality room open

  • All day- Room hopping, Scavenger Hunt and “Find Larry’s Friends” around the hotel.
  • Costume Contest  (entry drop off in Hospitality room)
    • Information- Costume contest entries are based upon this years theme- “River Dragon!    Entry needs to contain a PEZ dispenser.  Let your imagination run wild!  All registered attendees vote with winners announced at Saturday’s show.

2 PM  Seminar –  (TBD)

6 PM  Captain Log’s Games- come and check them out!  Fun, prizes, second chance opportunities, you can’t go wrong.    Silent Auction bidding opens.

7:30 ish PM   Live Charity Auction- Our charity- Home and Community Options, Inc. supports individuals with developmental and other disabilities to live the lives they want to live.  The live auction will conclude within a 2-hour time frame, with any remaining items entered into the Silent Auction.

Saturday September 9, 2023

  • 8:30 AM-1:00 PM Pez Toy Show and Sale (open to the public) -Ballrooms
  • 4pm (ish)Dinner out with PezHeads– Join your fellow PEZHEADS for a dining experience with each other in scenic Winona MN. (Dutch treat)
  • 6 PM River Party – an entertaining experience based upon the theme of the convention complete with a unique, one of a kind River Party dispenser.
  • 7:30pm (ish) River Games- Let your inner child out and enjoy some goofy games that are sure to please, make you laugh, put a smile on your face

Our goal for POTR is for a family friendly and enjoyable time for all.  Plenty to do during the convention as well as a community rich in culture for those who need a short “PEZ” break.  We want everyone to come, have fun, meet new people, get connected, become part of the family and have a fun filled but not exhausting time.  Come join us on our next memorable “voyage”!