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Make plans to attend! Four days of boating fun!
Celebrating 46 years! Find your dream boat and everything that goes with it at the Minneapolis Convention Center, January 11th – 14th, 2018. With the upper Midwest’s best selection of new boats and hundreds of booths showcasing the very latest in engines, marine electronics and accessories, there’s no better place to get a head start on a summer full of fun! From canoes to cruisers, from pontoons to personal watercraft there are boats for every lifestyle, activity and budget. The 4-day event is also the best time to buy, offering you a once-a-year chance to compare makes and models, secure insurance and financing and gear up with the latest accessories all at one time, under one roof!

Minn Boat Show

Fred’s Shed Interactive Learning Center – FREE Boat Maintenance & Repair Seminars

If you’re interested in learning what it takes to maintain, repair or upgrade your boat or engine, head to Fred’s Shed for practical, professional advice. Free seminars cover a variety of topics, include demonstrations of techniques and tools on boat and motor cutaways, and end with question/answer sessions. Come with your questions and projects to discuss, and leave with the know-how, confidence and inspiration to do it yourself.

For those looking for fun things to do while in Minneapolis, visit their visitors center website.