October in Annapolis Means Boat Shows
This sailing tradition features new and premiering boats, boating gear and accessories, financing options, and fun with fellow sailors.
October 12-15, 2023
City Dock, Annapolis, MD
Thursday, October 12
10:00pm – 6:30pm
Friday, October 13
10:00am – 6:30pm
Saturday, October 14
10:00am – 6:30pm
Sunday, October 15
10:00am – 5:00pm
$30 at Gate
(Limited onsite box office available)
Children 7 to 15: $10
Children 6 and under are free.
Military Personnel Day: $20, Sunday, October 15th Only - Must Buy Ticket at Gate with Valid ID
The Annapolis Sailboat 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.
Pre-sale of Stadium parking is offered at the discounted rate of $23 per day, $43 for oversize vehicles. Pre-sale of parking closes at 10 PM the evening prior to the day you plan to attend. After that, you may purchase parking onsite at the Stadium Gate 2 entry located at 200 Farragut Rd for $25/$50, credit card only. No cash will be accepted. Please click the link below for access to ParkMobile where you can reserve parking.
Parking is also available in the parking garages in downtown Annapolis. Be sure to plan ahead as parking garages downtown fill up fast.
Known as the “Sailing Capital of the World”, Annapolis’s maritime history, nautical culture, and an exciting atmosphere make it the perfect location for boat shows. When guests have finished exploring the floating docks and shoreside exhibit areas, downtown restaurants, shops, and galleries open their doors to these sailors looking to extend their stay. Make your plans now and book accommodations.
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.