About the Show

Dates & Locations

January 22–26, 2020

Kentucky Exposition Center

937 Phillips Ln
Louisville KY 40209




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Are dogs/pets allowed?
Due to health and safety regulations, pets (including pets that fit in a carry bag/stroller) are not allowed at NMMA Boat Shows, except for service dogs.
Are there additional fees for show features?
No, there are not additional fees for show features.
Are there childcare services?
We do not provide childcare services.
Are there wheelchairs or scooters I can rent?

No, wheelchair or scooter rentals are not available

Can I bring a back pack? Do you check backpacks/large bags?
Yes, you can bring a backpack. No, we do not check backpacks/large bags.
Can I bring a backpack into the show?
Yes, you can bring a backpack to the show.
Can I bring a stroller?
Yes, you can bring a stroller to the show.
Can I bring my dog/pet to the show? What about in a purse or bag?

Due to health and safety regulations, pets (including pets that fit in a carry bag/stroller) are not allowed at NMMA Boat Shows, except for service dogs.

Can I come back the same day? Can I come back tomorrow with the wristband?
Attendees are allowed to return the same day., but must get a wristband or hand stamp. However, another ticket is required to enter on another day.
Can I get on the boats?
Yes; however, some exhibitors has special boarding rules. Please respect their requests.
Can I gift my ticket to someone else, even if it has my name on it?
Yes. Please remember that tickets are single day entry.
Directions to the show? Do I have to print out my ticket before I get to the show?
Printing your ticket before the show will save you time.
Do you have a Coat Check? Can I leave my luggage at the coat check?
No, we do not have a coat check.
Do you have kid activities?

Yes, please find all features at www.louisvilleboatshow.com/features.

Do you offer discounted or validated parking?
No, we do not have discounted or validated parking.
Do you take credit and debit cards at the show’s onsite box office?

Yes, we take credit and debit cards on-site.

How do I get to the show? Is food available at the show?
Yes, there is a food court with many choices.
Is the show handicap accessible

Yes, the show is handicap accessible.

Is there a lost and found?
Yes, the show office in the South B Lobby, Room B106
Is there a shuttle bus from Parking/Train?
Please check with KEC (367-5000) during show hours. Shuttle buses are dependant on the number of events at the facility.
Is there parking available? Is handicap parking available?

The Kentucky Exposition Center has more than 19,000 parking spaces. Parking is $10 for cars and $20 for buses. Handicap parking is also available.

Is there RV overnight parking at the show? What is your policy on guns?

Guns are allowed at the Kentucky Expo Center.

Where is parking?

The Kentucky Exposition Center has more than 19,000 parking spaces. Parking is $8 for cars and $20 for buses.

Where is Will Call (ticket drop-off and pick-up) located?

Will call is available at the show office, located at South B Lobby, room B106.

Show Contact

Your outdoor adventures begin… Enjoy 5 days of boating, RVing and outdoor fun!

Come down to Louisville's premier outdoors show! This annual 5-day event turns the Kentucky Exposition Center into a one-stop marketplace for outdoor enthusiasts!

Whether you love boating, fishing, camping or RVing, there’s no better place to shop, compare and save! See and board boats for every lifestyle, activity and budget and explore the latest model RVs. Browse hundreds of booths showcasing the latest in boating, fishing, and camping gear. Visit outfitters and resorts to plan your next trip or book a vacation, too.

Special attractions make a day at the show fun for the whole family! 

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.


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