Progressive® Insurance Northwest Sportshow Sets up Camp March 22-25, 2018

Outdoors adventures kick off in 2018 at the Minneapolis Convention Center with indoor family fun including the New Live Shark Encounter, seminars and thousands of products for hunting, boating, fishing, travel and more

2/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Minneapolis, Minn. – February 5, 2018 – The 2018 Progressive® Insurance Northwest Sportshow travels back to the Minneapolis Convention Center March 22-25. The region’s biggest event for outdoor recreation features thousands of products to outfit any adventure, including fishing boats, reels and tackle, RVs, hunting rifles, gear and numerous travel packages and excursions from top resorts and guides around the country. It’s also the best place to find the latest innovations and technologies for the upcoming outdoor season.

The Northwest Sportshow is fun for all ages with a variety of complimentary features and seminars including fan favorites like professional fishing demonstrations, hunting and fishing seminars, the Fred’s Shed DIY & Interactive Learning Center, Ducks Unlimited, Laser Shot Gallery and Kids Create-a-Crank Bait.

New for 2018: Live Shark Encounter is the only traveling shark exhibit in the U.S. Guests can observe sharks in their element during a host of interactive presentations and learn from the experts about these fascinating predators and the importance of conservation.


Thursday, March 22 1pm–9pm
Friday, March 23 11am– 9pm
Saturday, March 24 10am–8pm
Sunday, March 25 10am–5pm
Minneapolis Convention Center 
1301 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 
Tickets: Tickets can be purchased in advance at or onsite at the show.
Cost for tickets: 
Adults (13 and older): $14.00 
Youth (12 and under): FREE with paid adult 
Active Military: FREE - Present military ID at the box office onsite 
Senior Day, Thursday, March 22 only, 62+
Editor’s Note: Preview photos are available upon request. FREE wireless will be available in the exhibit halls during show hours. Contact Bonnie Harris at 612-801-0912 for more information. 
The Progressive® Insurance Northwest Sportshow®: The Progressive Insurance Northwest Sports Show is produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the world’s largest producer of boat shows and the leading association representing the recreational boating industry. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers throughout the U.S. and Canada. The association is dedicated to industry growth through programs in public policy advocacy, market statistics and research, product quality assurance and promotion of the boating lifestyle. For more information, visit
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