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Oceans of Nautical Fun for Little Mariners at Seattle Boat Show
SEATTLE – January 19, 2016 - SEATTLE – From stand up paddleboards to superyachts and everything in between, there’s lots for all the boaters in the family to take in at the Seattle Boat Show. But the show is not just for mom and dad to shop for the boat of their dreams or attend one of 200+ free seminars. There’s also a special Kids Zone at the indoor location at CenturyLink Field Event Center with tons of free activities for kids of all ages. On the water at South Lake Union there are free boat rides and a Chowder Chomp.

Sip Some Suds at Seattle Boat Show’s Craft Beer Night - Sails & Ales - February 5, 2016
SEATTLE – January 11, 2016 - What better combination than hops and props? That's what the Seattle Boat Show has on tap for the second Friday of the show with its craft beer night, Sails & Ales. On Feb. 5th at CenturyLink Field Event Center showgoers will be able to taste and toast the very best in craft beers while shopping for the boat of their dreams or wandering the three acres of accessories exhibits. Have a thirst for an ESB and a PWC, an amber and an Avalon Pontoon, or lager and a Larson Runabout? Sails & Ales will serve up all of the above and more during this fun evening. The Seattle Boat Show opens on January 29th and runs through February 6th, 2016. Sails & Ales is a special one-night-only event.

Seattle Boat Show Drops Anchor January 29, 2016
SEATTLE – From stand up paddleboards to superyachts and everything in between, there’s lots to take in at the Seattle Boat Show (Indoors + Afloat). The 2016 show drops anchor on Friday Jan. 29 and runs through Feb. 6. The largest show on the West Coast, it features some 1,000 boats and yachts in two locations, more than three acres of the latest and greatest gadgets and gear, 430+ exhibitors, 200 free seminars and advanced training classes for a fee. There’s also tons of fun to be had at the show. Highlights this year include...

Sip Back and Relax at Uncorked, Seattle Boat Show's Opening Night Wine Event, Friday, Jan. 29, 2016
SEATTLE – December 11, 2015 – Uncorked, opening night at the BIG Seattle Boat Show on Friday Jan. 29th, 2016 is a BIG deal. It’s the biggest party of the year for Northwest boaters and wannabe boaters. It’s where they can taste some of Washington’s most popular wines while cruising through the show looking at the latest models, gear and accessories. The show, the West Coast’s largest, opens at 11am on Jan. 29th, and Uncorked, presented by Basta Boatlifts, runs 5-9 pm.

Northwest Marine Trade Association Announces Marine Industry Career Fair at Seattle Boat Show, Feb. 1, 2016
SEATTLE – December 10, 2015 – The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) is organizing a career fair at the Seattle Boat Show featuring 25 local marine-related businesses with 130+ full-time positions plus many seasonal ones.

Fishing and Crabbing Seminar Line-Up Announced for 2016 Seattle Boat Show
SEATTLE, Nov. 16, 2015 – SEATTLE – The Seattle Boat Show, Indoors + Afloat, is known far and wide for the quantity, quality and variety of its free seminars. For the 2016 show there will be more than 200 free seminars on everything from cruising to Alaska to diesel engine maintenance, and advanced seminars for a fee through Boat Show University. Specifically on the fishing stage, there will be nearly 60 free fishing and crabbing seminars by the Pacific Northwest's premier fishing experts. From Lake Washington's smorgasbord of freshwater species, to tuna off Washington’s coast including a blitz of the most knowledgeable salmon fishing presenters ever assembled, anglers will hear from the best of the best.

Seattle Boat Show Announces Seminar Line Up for January Show
SEATTLE, Nov. 11, 2015 – One of the most popular features year in and year out at the Seattle Boat Show is the extensive line-up of free boating and fishing seminars and the advanced training classes for a fee through Boat Show University. Indeed many out-of-town attendees plan their travel arrangements around the seminar schedule. Others buy a 5-day pass in order to fit in all the seminars they want to attend. No other show in North America matches the Seattle seminar schedule in terms of the quality, variety and number of seminars offered.

Sneak Peek at Boats of Note at Seattle Boat Show
SEATTLE, Nov. 12, 2015 – Northwest boaters are a very fortunate lot. The Pacific Northwest and British Columbia are home to what is arguably the greatest variety of boating in the world. And the Seattle Boat Show, Indoors + Afloat, reflects that variety. Unique to the show is the wide range of boats and accessories on display. At other shows, you may find yourself in a sea of bass boats and wakeboard boats. Or find only luxury yachts on display. At the Seattle show, the boats on display are representative of the abundance of boating options available in the region. So whether you choose to wakeboard, waterski, pontoon boat, fish, kayak, SUP, cruise or race, under power or sail, on boats small or large, this show’s for you. And if you already own the boat of your dreams, there are three acres of the latest gear and technologies and more than 200 free seminars. The show opens on Friday Jan. 29 and runs through Saturday Feb. 6, 2016.

Seattle Boat Show + Hockey + Special Travel Packages = Sports Lovers Hat Trick
SEATTLE, Oct. 27, 2015 – The Seattle Boat Show (Indoors +Afloat) is so popular it attracts visitors from 27 US states, eight Canadian provinces and from as far away as Vladivostok, Russia and Dubai, UAE. And it’s with good reason. It’s the largest boat show on the West Coast and the third largest in North America, with two locations — indoors at Century LinkField Event Center and afloat at South Lake Union. The show opens Jan. 29 and runs through Feb. 6, 2016. To make it easy for Canadian visitors, show organizers have put together an array of travel specials which include Victoria Clipper and Amtrak packages and rates as low as $132.00 per night at conveniently located downtown Seattle hotels...

Seattle Boat Show Announces 2016 Show Dates
SEATTLE, May 14, 2015 – The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) is pleased to announce the dates for the 2016 Seattle Boat Show at CenturyLink Field Event Center and South Lake Union. The 69th annual Seattle Boat Show will begin on Friday, Jan. 29 and end on Saturday, Feb. 6. This is the third consecutive year that the show will continue in a 9-day format...

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Ticket Prices:

  • Adults $12
  • Youth (11 to 17) $5
  • Kids 10 and younger Free
  • 5-Day BIG Pass $24
  • After 5pm Mon-Thur $8