Celebrates 60 Years with Fun Activities for the Whole Family
The 60th Annual Progressive Insurance® Kansas City Boat & Sportshow® cruises into Kansas City January 23-26, 2014, transforming Bartle Hall into a winter escape for all KC metro residents. With expanded hands-on educational seminars and specials on hundreds of boats, RVs and marine accessories, the Kansas Boat & Sportshow is the perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts to dive into summer.
The 2014 show offers a variety of fun activities for all ages, including:
- Gypsy Rose III Landship – Young guests can board the Gypsy Rose III Landship with Captain Tim and transform into pirates, explore the ship and participate in sword fights with other young mateys.
- Boating and Outdoor Classroom – Guests will learn the latest in fishing and hunting techniques from local experts in an extensive seminar lineup.
- Dock Dogs – Families will enjoy watching this high flying dog competition to find out which dog can jump the highest and furthest into a giant pool of water.
- Fred’s Shed – Boat owners can attend educational seminars about maintaining, repairing and upgrading their boats. Each seminar will cover a variety of topics and demonstrations, along with question and answer sessions for the experts.
- SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium – Young guests will enjoy viewing starfish, crabs and other sea creatures in SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium’s Ocean in Motion Touch Tank and Artifacts Cart. Kids will also enjoy SEA LIFE Academy, a seminar where kids can dissect a squid and learn what makes these creatures a great escape artist and a formidable deep sea hunter.
- Willow Creek Trout Pond – Young guests will have lots of fun as they cast for live fish in the catch-and-release Willow Creek Trout Pond.
- Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer – Give your child an opportunity to meet Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer on Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Texas Bass Tank – This 12-ft. tall, 40-ft long, 5,000 gallon aquarium is stocked with native fish so guests can enjoy a rare underwater view of professional fishing and casting demonstrations.
Thursday, January 23: 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, January 24: 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 25: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 26: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Bartle Hall
301 W 13th St #100
Kansas City, MO 64105
Admission: Adults (16 and older): $10
Pre-Show Discount: $8 for tickets purchased online in advance
Youth (15 and under): Free
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