Boat Shows & Events

Minneapolis Boat Show 2020

Date: January 23 - 26, 2020
Location: Show map
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55403-2710


The 2020 Progressive® Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show® will drop anchor at the Minneapolis Convention Center January 23-26, 2020, providing a one-of-a-kind opportunity for guests to shop and see the latest and greatest boats and marine accessories and technology, swapping the winter blues for thoughts of summer fun.

Minnesota is number one in boat ownership per capita, and the Minneapolis show is the longest running boat show in the region. Attendees can peruse more than 700 boats, including pontoons, fishing boats, tow boats and cruisers, and enjoy annual favorites like the Antique & Classic Boat Display and Boating Skills Virtual Trainer, where you can set out on a simulated "boat trip" to practice boating skills. A new Lifestyle Feature will transport you to warmer days on the water, complete with cocktails, live music, food and fun. The Minneapolis Innovation Awards, which honor the manufacturers of the best new products in the boating industry, are announced on Wednesday, January 22, during the show's "Sneak Peek" evening.


Kids Discover-A-Boat
Kids 5-12 navigate the show floor and discover various types of recreational boats.

Antique & Classic Boat Display

Educational Programs
Want to expand your knowledge? Or hone your skills? Take advantage of onsite seminars and educational exhibits. Most are free—and a fun, entertaining way to learn.

Make a Deal
Unlike auto shows, you can buy a boat, at the best prices of the year! Compare brands and models side by side. Ask about special financing, options packages and other incentives, too.

More details will be added as the show approaches

Dates & Times

January 23–26, 2020

Thursday, Jan 23: 2pm - 9pm
Friday, Jan 24: Noon-9pm
Saturday, Jan 25: 10am-9pm
Sunday, Jan 26: 10am-5pm


General Admission (13 and older) - $14.00
Children 12 & Younger - FREE (when accompanied by a paid adult)
Senior Day, Thursday, January 23, 62+ - $11.00
Active Military: FREE - Just show your active military ID at the Show Office located onsite in Lobby D for FREE admission!

Tickets On Sale Now or can be purchased at the door.

Rec'd Jan. 2019

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