Show Info/FAQ

Dates & Location

January 8-12, 2020

McCormick Place - South
2301 S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago IL 60616

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WED 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

THU 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

FRI 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

SAT 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM 

SUN 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Ticket Info

2020 Show Tickets go on sale this November. Check Back Soon for Additional Details

$15.00 Adults, 13 & Up

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

Senior Day, Wednesday, January 8th, 62+ $10.00

Additional Ticket Information


Why go to a boat/RV show?
There’s a boat or RV for every lifestyle, activity and budget, and a show allows you to compare all your options at one time, in one place.
Is there wheelchair and scooter rental available?
For wheelchairs, mobility scooters, power chairs and oxygen equipment rentals, contact Scootaround Mobility Solutions at 888-441-7575 or visit Pick up is located at the main entrance to McCormick Place.
Is there Handicapped Parking?
Accessible parking is available in Lot A (located on Martin Luther King Drive), Lot C (located underground in Lakeside Center) and the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place parking garage.
Is there a lost and found?
Yes, the show office in Room S401A.
Is there a “Will Call”?
Yes, Will Call is located by the Main Entrance to the show in the Grand Concourse.
Is food and/or drinks available at the show?
Yes, there is something for everyone. There are multiple consessions throughout the show that provide food and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcohlic).
Do you have activities for kids?
Yes, we have multiple kid activities that can be found at
Do you have a coat check? Can I leave my luggage at the coat check?
Yes, located near the ticket booths in the main lobby.
Can I gift my ticket to someone else, even if it has my name on it?
Yes. As long as the ticket is in possession of the attendee, it can be used.
Are there group ticket discounts?
Group tickets are available for groups of 10 or more, and can be purchased on the admission page.
Can I get on the boats or in the RV's?
Yes; however, some exhibitors have special boarding rules. Please respect their requests.
Can I come back the same day? Can I come back tomorrow with the wristband?
Tickets are same day only. You must buy another ticket to attend multiple days.
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 bring a stroller?
For the convenience and safety of our guests strollers are permitted but only in the main showcase area.
Are there senior discounts?
Senior tickets are available on Wednesday, January 9th, for 10 each. Available for seniors 62+.

Show Contact

Keith Ogulnick

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.