Super Deals & Superhero Night!
Join us on Thursday, January 23rd for the show’s best deals! Take advantage of one-day-only special offers on a wide variety of boats, RVs and products throughout the show. Click here for list of special discounts
Plus, meet one of your favorite Superhero Characters and get your picture taken from 6pm to 8pm, Young superheroes who come dressed as their favorite character will receive a handmade ice cream sandwich from Ehrler’s Ice Cream.”, while quantities last.
$5 Admission after 5pm – (online ticket offer only)
$5 Draft Beer, $5 Hamburger and other concession items
Specials are valid Thursday, January 23, 2020 ONLY.
Poker Run with a Twist—Friday, January 24
Hosted by Nick’s Boat Dock, Space 4090
Deal yourself in for fun! Register to get a score card and visit checkpoints throughout the show to be dealt your hand.
To complete the run, you must visit all the checkpoints and turn in your score card at the final checkpoint. The players with the best poker hands will participate in a final skill to determine winners! Winner pockets $250 with runner-up taking home $100.
Open to guests age 21 or older. You must visit all checkpoints to be eligible for prizes.
6 PM - Get your score cards at show entrance or from participating exhibitors
8:30 PM - Return score cards to Nick's Boat Dock, final skill and awarding of prizes
FREE Boating Safety Certification Class
Saturday, Jan. 25 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
South B Lobby Room 110
Free Boating Safety Certification Course offered by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) on Sunday in South B Lobby Room 110.
• There is no charge for the class.
• Kentucky State Law requires boat safety education course, if you are 12 to 17 years old, are unaccompanied, and will be operating a motorized vessel over 10 hp.
• There is no minimum age requirement to take course.
• You do not have to be a resident of Kentucky to take this course.
• Online registration REQUIRED. CLICK HERE to register.
• Registration open through Jan. 23, 2020.
• Upon completion of class and exam, show admission is FREE!
Four Roses Lounge
Enjoy a tasting of Four Roses' award-winning family of Bourbons, or a Four Roses Bourbon Signature Cocktail
Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife
You’re one-stop shop to purchase all the licenses, schedules, rules and regulations you’ll need for the 2020 boating, fishing and hunting season.
Hawg Trough—fishing demonstrations
Experience fishing in a whole new way—from the viewpoint of the fish! Watch anglers demonstrate their fishing and casting skills at this 5,000-gallon aquarium. You'll enjoy a unique underwater view of how fish react to different fishing techniques and strike at various types of bait and lures.
Kids’ Trout Pond—FREE for kids 12 and younger!
Bear Cave Fun Zone, East Hall
There's no limit to the fun! Catch-and-release fishing pond is a great way to introduce kids to the sport of fishing. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the moment when your little angler reels in a "big one".
Kids’ Discover-a-Boat & RV - FREE for kids 5 to 12
Bear Cave Fun Zone, East Hall
Kids are invited to navigate the show floor and discover recreational boats/RVs of all kinds. Return completed Discover-a-Boat & RV cards for a prize, while quantities last.
Kids’ Bear Cave Fun Zone—FREE for kids 5 to 12
Hosted by Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp Resort Mammoth Cave, East Hall
Stop by for Autographs, pictures and hugs with Yogi Bear™, make Yogi Bear™ masks, play bingo and parachute games, and sing along to campfire songs with Yogi Bear™! Plus, enter to win a free spring camping weekend for 4 people.
The Bear Cave is sure to be fun for the whole family! Click here for the Bear Cave Fun Zone full show schedule.
Kids’ Create-a-Crankbait - FREE for kids 5 to 12
Hosted by Kentucky Bass Nation, Space 4000a
Crafty young anglers can create a crankbait—by coloring a rattling plastic crankbait body and adding stick-on lure features—to take home as a one-of-a-kind show souvenir, while supplies last.
Saturday 12pm -1pm
Battle of the Bluegrass High School Casting Competition
The Hawg Trough, Space 4000
Saturday, January 25th from 2pm-4pm
Come cheer on student anglers as they compete by casting to targets of varying degrees of difficulty.
Boating Simulator & Seminars
Equipped with a steering wheel and real Mercury throttle, the America’s Boating Club’s ® Boating Skills Virtual Trainer offers “hands-on” practice in boating skills such as docking, pivot turns, stopping and more.
Be sure to stop by and take advantage of their many boating classes offered throughout the weekend!