Show Info/FAQ

Dates & Location

January 10-14, 2024


WED 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

THU 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

FRI 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

SAT 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM 

SUN 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Ticket Info

Adult: $13 ONLINE, $15 ONSITE

12 and younger: Free (when accompanied by a paid adult admission)

All ticket sales are now online

We accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover.


Credit card kiosks will be in the lobby of the show. No cash sales will be available.
You don't have to print your ticket(s). It can be shown on a mobile device.
Tickets are valid for one day only. You must buy another ticket to attend another day.
Yes. As long as the ticket is in possession of the attendee, it can be used.
RVs are no longer on display in the show.
Sail seminars are no longer offered at the show.
Lot B (outdoor lot): $16 all day/every day. Lots A&C (indoor lots): $25
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. Gate 4 entrance is suggested drop-off for accessibility.
For wheelchairs or mobility scooters, contact Scootaround Mobility Solutions at 888-441-7575 or visit Equipment pick-up is located in FedEx retail store in Grand Concourse. Enter at Gate 4 - handicap access.
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.
Yes, the show office in Room S401A.
Yes, located near Gate 4 South Building.
Yes, there is something for everyone. There are multiple consessions throughout the show that provide food and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcohlic).
Yes, we have multiple kids activities that can be found at
For the convenience and safety of our guests strollers are permitted, but only in the main showcase area. There is no stroller rental available at McCormick Place.
Yes; however, some exhibitors have special boarding rules. Please respect their requests.
In most cases, yes. Please see the exhibitor's rules prior to boarding the boat.
There’s a boat for every lifestyle, activity and budget, and a show allows you to compare all your options at one time, in one place.
Enhanced cleaning of all high-volume, high-touch areas and distribution of hand-sanitizing stations throughout the building.

Show Contact

Darren Envall

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.