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31st Annual Outdoors Expo and Boat Show

Calling all outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers! This May, the Outdoors Expo and Boat Show is back, outdoors, family and dog friendly at Armature Works!
News Channel 8 is teaming up with up with the beautiful waterfront view of Armature Works in historic downtown Tampa to bring the 31st Annual News Channel 8 Outdoors Expo and Boat Show to the Hillsborough River. The show will span over three days, with admission free to all, and raffle giveaways all weekend!
The family-friendly event will feature the Buccaneers mascot and street team, kid’s activities, outdoor space, the Armature works Food Hall and boats on the water! News Channel 8’s beloved anchors will be on site all weekend meeting attendees.
With over 100,000 square feet of exhibits and activity space, the Expo is the perfect place to explore boats of all shapes and sizes, boating accessories, fishing gear, apparel, outdoor supplies, and much more. Check out high end luxury vessels, sportfishing boats, pontoon, family, and speed boats, showcased by over 20 manufacturers and dealers.
Guests can take advantage of daily seminars on everything from fresh and saltwater fishing, fly-fishing, boating, kayaking and more where they can learn the latest tips, tricks strategies and advice from the industry’s most renowned professionals.
The 31st Annual News Channel 8 Outdoors Expo and Boat Show takes place on Friday, April 8 from 12pm – 6pm, Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Raymond James Stadium.
Parking at Armature works will be event pricing in the lots, street and parking garage. You could also use the Riverwalk or Pirate Taxi! Admission to the event is FREE
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Apr 08 - 10 2022


12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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