Boat & Fishing Shows in Illinois

Boat & Fishing Shows in Illinois
Trade shows help participants find out what is new in their fields. Boat and fishing shows highlight the newest models in pleasure and workboats and the gear used to fish both on land and on the sea. There are several high-profile boat and fishing shows in the Illinois area. These shows help water lovers get ready for the boating and fishing seasons in the Midwest.

Boat Show in Springfield

The Springfield boat show located in the Orr Building at the Illinois State Fair Grounds is a mid-winter treat for those waiting in the Midwest for the boating season to resume. Marinas, equipment companies and manufacturers from across the state and even around the country are on hand to display their products. This show strictly caters to the boating crowd. For information on prices and exact dates contact:

JLS Marine Inc.
5416 N. Cotton Hill Road
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 341-1730

The Rockford Boat Show

This late-winter boat show is held in conjunction with the Rockford Fishing and Outdoor Expo at the Indoor Sports Center Expo. For current information on show times and admissions contact:

(815) 877-8043

Chicago Boat, RV, and Outdoors Show

Arguably "the" event for the boating and recreational outdoors person is the Chicago Boat, RV and Outdoors Show held at the beginning of each year at Chicago's famous McCormick Place. Exhibitors from all across the nation show up to give spectators a firsthand view at the coming year's selections. Your area marine and fishing equipment dealers may have discounts for tickets just before the show. Beware that parking in downtown Chicago is expensive. For information on parking, admission charges and dates contact:

Show Manager
(312) 946-6242
Or use the onsite message contact page at the URL listed below for the Chicago, RV, and Outdoors Show.

Central Illinois Boat and Fishing Show

This show is in Peoria, Illinois, and the East Peoria Event Center. Like most Midwestern boat and fishing shows, it is held in the winter to give spectators time to get all of their desired purchases in by the spring season. For current dates and admission charges contact:

(309) 693-9667, ext. 18

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