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Saturday, January 12, 2013

Minneapolis Boat Show--Ticket Giveaway!

Nautical Fun for the Whole Family at the

2013 Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show 

Kids of all ages can mingle with MTV stars, scuba dive, paddleboard indoors, plus peruse and build boating LEGOS® 

The 2013 Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show cruises into the Minneapolis Convention Center, January 31-February 3, with summer fun for the entire family featuring new exhibits and attractions for the little skippers, experienced captains, and everyone in between.  Escape the winter chill and dive into summer with fun for the entire family. Special features sure to thrill the kids include:

Hop in the water and try SCUBA diving! 

Try SCUBA diving indoors at the ‘Be a Diver’ pool. Discover the fun and exciting sport of SCUBA diving with certified instructors in the comfort of a tropically warm pool and test the latest diving equipment (ages 10 and older).

Visit LEGO’S® new Brickmania boating display.  

Kids of all ages can check out boats made from LEGO® brand parts at the show and build some of their own to  Take home. Also, don’t miss the chance to purchase a limited edition boat show Brickmania Custom Boat LEGO® kit (Lobby E).

Get on the water at PaddleFest. 

Kids ages 10 and older can try out kayaks and Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP) in a huge pool on the show floor with knowledgeable staff on-hand to offer instruction.

Meet professional wake boarders Phil and Bob Soven from MTV’s reality show, WakeBrothers.
Phil has been well known in the wakeboard circuit since he went pro at the age of eleven and is labeled as one of the best in the world.  Bob, the younger brother, had five National wake boarding titles and six World titles by the age of 15. Visit the show website for appearance times.

Meet SpongeBob SquarePants. 

Straight from Bikini Bottom, SpongeBob SquarePants will visit the show on Saturday, February 2nd and Sunday, February 3rd from Noon–4pm to meet with his fans and take pictures.

Tickets are $11.00 for adults, children 15 and under get in FREE when accompanied by an adult. 

Active Military get in FREE with a valid military ID.

Purchase a ticket online; e-ticket includes a one-year subscription to Yachting MagazineMotor Boating, Field & Stream, Boating or Cruising World (a $7 value).

For more information and updated seminar and event schedules, visit, or follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.

One lucky local Toys In The Dryer reader will win up to 4 tickets to the Minneapolis Boat Show!

Enter via the Rafflecopter form below.  Number of tickets depends on number of children over 15 years of age.
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We received tickets to the Minneapolis Boat Show in exchange for promoting it.


  1. Sounds kinda fun! We're not "boaters" but my kiddos are obsessed with boats, so I'm sure they'd love to see the show!

  2. Looking for fenders and mooring lines for our new pontoon.