Show Info/FAQ

Ticket Info

Adult (13 & Older)$13 ONLINE, $15 ONSITE
Children (12 and younger): FREE
Senior Day, Thursday, January 18, 62+ $12.00 ONLINE ONLY

All ticket sales are now online

Active MilitaryFREE Just show your active military ID onsite in the Show Office - Lobby D for FREE admission.

! Please note that this is the only website authorized to sell genuine tickets for the Discover Boating Minneapolis Boat Show. Beware of any other sellers or websites claiming to offer genuine tickets, as they are not authorized distributors. Tickets purchased on any other website are not valid for admission to this year’s show.

Dates & Location

January 23-26, 2025

Minneapolis Convention Center

1301 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis MN 55403-2710


THU 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

FRI 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SAT 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM 

SUN 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Senior Day, Thursday, January 18th, 62+ $12.00
Yes, there are pre-show discounted tickets. Follow our Facebook and Instagram accounts and sign up for our newsletter for promotions throughout the year.
Attendees are allowed to leave the show and return on the same day. However, another ticket is required to enter on another day.
No. You can show your ticket(s) on your mobile device to be scanned at the entrance.
Due to health and safety regulations, pets (including pets that fit in a carry bag) are not allowed at NMMA Boat Shows, except for service dogs.
There are no additional fees for features.
No childcare services are offered.
Yes, strollers are allowed at the show.
Yes, visit Plan Your Visit - Features for all activities.
Yes, mobility equipment is available for rent at the Minneapolis Convention Center. For more info, visit
Please call 612.332.8330 or send an email to for assistance
Yes, attendees are allowed to bring in backpacks. The backpacks and large bags can be checked at the coat check.
Parking options are located all around the Minneapolis Convention Center ranging from $5.00–$15.00. The skyway system makes it easy for you to get from your car to the show.
Yes. Most boats on display are available for the public to board, however, at the dealers descretion access to some boats may be limited or require an appointment. It is recommended to make appointments with dealers for specifics boats you want to board.
In most cases, yes. Please see the exhibitors rules prior to boarding the boat.
No. But some exhibitors have used boat listings in their spaces.
Enhanced cleaning of all high-volume, high touch areas and distribution of hand sanitizing stations throughout the building.

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Ticket Terms & Conditions

This ticket is a revocable license to attend the event listed (the “Event”). By using this ticket, you, on behalf of yourself and any minor(s) accompanying you (collectively, “you”), agree to all of the terms below.

Breach of this license, failure to comply with Event rules, or any refund of the ticket price terminates any rights that you may have; and, renders use of the ticket illegal and unauthorized for any purpose. NMMA reserves the right to refuse admission to or eject any person for the reasons above or for conduct it deems disorderly, obnoxious or unbecoming.

You grant permission to NMMA (and its designees) to utilize your image, likeness, actions and statements in any live or recorded audio, video, or photographic display or other transmission, exhibition, publication or reproduction made of, or at, the Event in any medium and for any purpose, including commercial or promotional purposes, without further authorization or compensation.

YOU VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISK AND DANGER of personal injury (including death and drowning) and all hazards arising from, or related in any way to, the Event, whether occurring prior to, during, or after the Event, howsoever caused and whether by negligence or otherwise.