February 15-19, 2017 marks the 51st Anniversary of the DULUTH BOAT, SPORTS, TRAVEL & RV SHOW at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC). As always the show will be held in conjunction with the Northland Outdoors Duluth Deer Classic which takes place just an escalator ride away in the Lake Superior Ballroom of the DECC. One ticket gains you admission to both of these great shows making this event the best entertainment value in town. Where else can you see virtually every make of boat and RV in the same place plus Camping Equipment, Resorts and Campgrounds as well as fishing and hunting Lodges from the United States, Canada and other foreign countries all under one roof. Many Boat, Pontoon, Dock and RV dealers will be there showcasing their 2017 models and offering discounts and rebates available only at the show. For the avid fishermen and women the latest in fishing gear including those great new electronic devices will be on display and manufacturers representatives will be on hand to show you all the advantages of their equipment and help you pick out just the right gear for your particular needs. So no matter what you are looking for to enhance your enjoyment of the great outdoors you are sure to find it at this all-inclusive 5 day event.
But wait, it's not just a vast array of vendors you will see when you come to the show. You will also have the chance to attend a variety of free hunting and fishing seminars each conducted by an expert in their field. See the seminar schedule posted on this website or consult the show program when you get to the show for times and locations. You will be sure to find a seminar topic that will be of interest to you where you can pick up some helpful tips.
If it is entertainment you are looking for you won't be disappointed. This year the main stage entertainment in the arena will be MOUNTAIN FAITH. Perhaps you will remember them as runners up on "Americas Got Talent" where they wowed the judges and audience alike with their unique and enjoyable music. See and hear a preview of this talented group on the "Entertainment" tab of this webpage. They will perform at 9PM Wednesday through Saturday and also at 4PM on Friday, Saturday and Sunday so you will be able to see and hear them live as part of your admission.
Up in the Lake Superior Ballroom you will be able to see an amazing display of endangered species animals. You won't want to miss seeing and hearing about these fascinating creatures. Seminars detailing the histories, habits and interesting facts about the animals will be presented daily. Check your show program for times of these interesting talks. The animals will be available for viewing throughout the show. Also, be sure to visit the Pheasant Forever Youth Village Display where you will have the opportunity to test your shooting skills at the Laser Shot or Safe Archery zone as well as the Indoor Sling Shot center while learning valuable information on firearms safety.
For decades the Live Trout Tank has given kids a chance to cast a line and reel in a "Big One" and this year will be no exception. Then make your way over to the Leinie Lodge Deli in Fitzgerald Hall where you can catch a bite to eat and where Cherri Merri Muffin will be offering free face painting and animal balloons for the kids. They will be delighted.
As you can see there is no shortage of activities to see and do at the 51st ANNUAL DULUTH BOAT, SPORTS, TRAVEL AND RV SHOW and the Northland Outdoors Duluth Deer Classic. So make your plans now to attend. You won't want to miss any of the excitement and what better way to get out of Winter Hibernation and reconnect with family and friends who will also be attending.
DON'T MISS IT!!!