Tuesday, June 11, 2024

ZK2024 Events



Wed June 19 3PM-5:00PM – Hilton Level 3 

Th June 20 9AM-11AM, 1PM-3PM – Hilton Level 3

Check-in, and get your badge & awesome goodie bag

Classes and Designers

Classes are available Thursday through Friday and require registration prior to arrival. For for information visit: Classes Descriptions

Designer Showcases will have their own time slots. No prior registration is required.

Pokemon GO Walk

Th June 20 3:00-3:45PM – Meet in Hall 3

Let's go for a walk around downtown Rochester to see some sights while catching some Pokemon with fellow Pokemon GO fans!  Megan has been playing since the beginning and will be leading this walk along with Jenna of 716Knit! 

Opening/Closing Ceremonies with Prize Drawings

Th June 20 4-5PM – Noseworthy I 

Sat June 22 5:30-6:30PM – Noseworthy I 

Let's all get together for a little administrati and fabulous door prizes from our wonderful sponsors. You must be present to win, so don't miss out!

Photo Mirror - Better than a Booth!

Th June 20 7:30-10:30PM – Hilton Level 3 Atrium

Grab some friends and strike a pose! Each person in the picture gets their own strip of the pictures as a memento.  Bring your Samantha Guerin Items to the Photo Booth additional prize opportunity.

Pajama Party – Hello Event

Th June 20 7:30-10PM – Noseworthy I

Are you ready to have some fun and eat some fun food? This hello event is the the sheep's pajamas! We are having a party and you are all invited to wear your coolest PJs!  Smoothies and Cookies are on the menu!  

5K Run/Walk

Fri June 21 - 8:45AM Meet in Hilton Lobby for 9AM Start

Registered run/walkers will receive swag and be eligible for prizes. If you were unable to register, please feel free to run/walk on the public trails, or cheer on the participants. Any inclement weather cancellation notifications will be sent to the 5K email distribution list. We will not run/walk if there is lightning, but will run/walk in the rain. For for information visit: Route & Register Prediction Times (due: June 15th)

Yarn Truck Rodeo

         Fri June 21 10:00AM – 3:00PM  - Knotty Woodpecker Parking Lot (307 East Center St)

         Shuttle Circulator to the Rodeo & Hollandberry running from 10:30AM - 2:30PM loading at the north hotel entrance. A fun shopping experience and a chance to eat at Hollandberry! 

Veggie Bar with Dips & Breads

Fri June 21 3PM-4PM – Atrium

          Grab some fixings and have a nice afternoon snack!  It includes that spinach dip! 

Stitch Marker Swap

Fri June 21 5:00PM – Noseworthy I 

Bring some stitch-markers to swap with other people until you run out!

Group Photo

Fri June 21 5:30PM – Level 3 - 4 Escalator

Bring your smile! This photo will a memento available on the Internet to remember the good times and see your new knitting besties.

Knitwear Adoption

Fri June 21 7:00PM – Atrium

You knit it, you loved it, but it is no longer for you. This event will help you clean out your knitwear closet and find a new home that doesn't involve frogging a whole FO. Doesn't fit? Bring It! Not your colors? Bring It! What were you thinking? Bring It! Offer up items for adoption, and be someone's knitwear hero! Please note: You must be willing to give your item freely with nothing in exchange.

Key Note Speaker – Samantha Guerin

Fri June 21 8-9PM – Noseworthy I

"All the ingredients: starting from scratch in knitwear design"   

 Join us as Samantha shares her journey from working in kitchens & hospitality management to a full time career in knitwear design

Marketplace Shopping

Sat June 22 10AM-12PM – Private Market for retreat attendees - Noseworthy II & III

          Sat June 22 1PM - 4PM Public Market   A great shopping experience!  

Desserts with Friends! - Goodbye Event

Sat June 22 8PM – Atrium

We've knit, chatted, learned, and laughed together the last few days. Please join us in this celebratory dessert and gather together one last time to say goodbye.


1. There is no outside food or beverage in the ballrooms and classrooms.

2. The event day ends at 11:00pm. The Level 3 event space will need to be vacated and the space will be locked until morning. Use Elevators.