Show Info/FAQ

Dates & Location

September 11-13, 2020

Tampa Convention Center

333 S. Franklin St.
Tampa FL 33602

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FRI 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
*marina closes at sunset

SAT 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM 
*marina closes at sunset

SUN 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Ticket Info

$12.00 Adults, 13 & Up

Children 12 and younger - FREE (when accompanied by a paid adult)

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Find your boating fun at Tampa’s largest, longest running boat show! With hundreds of boats from all the top brands displayed on and off the water, there’s a boat for every lifestyle and activity—from fishing to cruising to water sports—plus all the gear to go with them. Every day of the show also includes a terrific line up of boater’s education, seminars and family-friendly attractions—there’s no better way to enjoy a day by the Bay!


Where are the restrooms?
Restrooms are located throughout the facility.
What is your policy on guns?
Guns are not permitted inside the show
Is there parking available? And how much?
Please check the website or visit the Tampa Convention Center website for parking options
Is there a shuttle bus from Parking/Train?
No, there is not a shuttle bus. The parking lot is connected to the convention center.
Is there a lost and found?
Yes - located in the show office
Is the show handicap accessible? Is there handicapped parking
Yes, please check with the Tampa Convention Center.
Is food available at the show?
Yes, food is available at the show.
Do you offer discounted or validated parking?
No, we do not discount or validate parking.
Do you have wheelchairs or scooters available?
No, they are not available. You will need to bring your own wheelchair or scooter.
Do you have kid activities?
Yes please see the features page of the website.
Do you have a Coat Check? Can I leave my luggage at the coat check?
No, we do not have a coat check.
Can I get on the boats?
Yes as long as you purchase a ticket
Can I bring a stroller?
Yes, you can bring a stroller.
Can I bring a back pack? Do you check backpacks/large bags?
Yes but many bags are subject the a check per TCC rules
Are there childcare services?
No, but we do have a play area for children.
Are there additional fees for show features?
Hands On Skills Training has an additional fee. More information can be found here.
Are dogs/pets allowed?
No pets allowed unless they are certified and working.
Are Dock Dogs going to be there?
No there will not be Dock Dogs at this year's show.
Where can I find ticketing questions on discounts, confirmations and more?
All ticketing information can be found on the admissions page
Where is the elevator?
The public elevator available is located near the Rotunda/Food Court area on the water side.

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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.