Upcoming events at the Minneapolis Convention Center

The Minneapolis Convention Center is a City-owned, state-of-the-art facility that hosts more than 500 events annually, drawing nearly a million attendees each year. Here are a few of the events that will be held at the Convention Center in the coming weeks.

Minneapolis Boat Show

The Minneapolis Boat Show today showcases boats from canoes to cruisers as well as the latest in engines, electronics, fishing gear and accessories. The show offers visitors an opportunity to compare makes and models, secure insurance and financing and gear up with the latest accessories.

Event schedule
Thursday, Jan. 19     Noon – 9 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 20         Noon – 9 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 21     10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 22       10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Admission
Adults 16 & older      $10
Youth 15 & under      Free
Active military Free with military ID

Healthy Life Expo

The Healthy Life Expo features nearly 100 exhibitors showcasing nutrition, fitness and health products and services. Seminars are scheduled for both days.

Event schedule
Saturday, Jan. 21     10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 22       10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Admission
Adults 18 & older      $6
Youth 17 & under      Free with paid adult

Motorcycle Show

Exhibitors will showcase the hottest new motorcycles, custom bikes, ATVs and scooters as well as accessories. Stunt demos are also planned.

Event schedule
Friday, Feb. 3           4 – 9 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 4      9:30 - 8 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 5         10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Admission
Adults                     $15
Youth 6 - 11             $6

Vacation & Camping Show

The 45th Annual RV, Vacation and Camping Show is the largest consumer show in the five-state area. The event showcases pop-ups, travel trailers, conversion vans, fifth-wheels, tent trailers, park models and Class A, B and C motorhomes. The show will also feature information campgrounds across the region, camping apparel and RV and camping accessories.

Event schedule
Thursday, Feb. 9      10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 10         10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 11     10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 12       10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Admission
Adults                     $10
Youth 6 - 12            $4
Ages 5 & under        Free

Lake Home & Cabin Show

This three-day event features products, services, how-to seminars and activities covering virtually every aspect of lake home and cabin ownership as well as the lake and cabin lifestyle. This show for folks who already own lake homes or cabins, want to own one soon, or simply want to decorate their existing home in a northwoods décor.

Event schedule
Friday, Feb. 10         2 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 11     10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 12       10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Admission
Adults 16 & older      $10
Age 5 - 15 & under   $4
Under 5                  Free

For information about other events at the Convention Center, visit the Convention Center’s Web site

 

Published Jan. 18, 2012