The City Docks of Annapolis buzz with excitement each October as an enthusiastic crowd of boat lovers return to climb aboard new and premiering boats, catch up with experts, stock up on boating essentials, and explore what National Geographic Adventure Magazine calls one of the top waterfront destinations in the country.
October 5-8, 2023
City Dock, Annapolis, MD
Thursday, October 5
10:00pm – 6:30pm
Friday, October 6
10:00am – 6:30pm
Saturday, October 7
10:00am – 6:30pm
Sunday, October 8
10:00am – 5:00pm
$30 at Gate
(Limited onsite box office available)
Children under 15 are free
The Annapolis Powerboat Show is located at City Dock in Annapolis, MD.
GPS: 1 Dock Street, Annapolis, MD 21401.
Boat show visitors are encouraged to park at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (550 Taylor Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401) and take a free shuttle to and from the show. Shuttles will run one hour prior to show opening through one hour after the show closes. Please click the link below for access to ParkMobile where you can reserve parking for the spring show dates.
Parking is also available in the parking garages in downtown Annapolis. Be sure to plan ahead as parking garages downtown fill up fast.
Annapolis’s maritime history, nautical culture, and exciting atmosphere make it the perfect location for boat shows. When guests have finished exploring the floating docks and shoreside exhibit areas at the Fall Show, downtown restaurants, shops, and galleries open their doors to these boaters looking to extend their stay. Make your plans now and book accommodations. Learn more about how to Visit Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.
Are pets allowed on show grounds?
No, animals are not allowed inside the show due to safety and health reasons unless it is a certified service animal.
Are strollers allowed on show grounds?
No, strollers are not allowed inside the show due to safety issues. Please park your stroller in the designated stroller parking area.
Should my child wear a life jacket?
Yes, we recommend all children wear life jackets for their safety.
Will the show be open if it rains?
Yes, the boat show happens rain or shine.
Can I scan my ticket from my phone?
Yes, you do not need to print out your ticket. All tickets may be scanned from your phone.
Are backpacks allowed in the show?
Yes, backpacks and bags are allowed.
If I leave the show, am I allowed back in later?
Yes, you will receive a hand stamp that will allow you to re-enter the show without your ticket.
Can I bring food or drink into the show?
Yes, you may bring food and drinks into the show.