30th Annual News Channel 8 Outdoors Expo and Boat Show

Calling all outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers – this May, come join us for the premier Outdoors Expo and Boat Show, returning to Raymond James Stadium!

News Channel 8 has teamed up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to bring the 30th Annual News Channel 8 Outdoors Expo and Boat Show to Raymond James Stadium. The show will span over three days, with $5 admission via Eventbrite for Saturday and Sunday, free admission Friday, free parking and raffle giveaways all weekend!

The fully outdoors, family-friendly event will feature kid’s activities, Buccaneers Cheerleaders, Captain Fear and access to the Pirate Ship! There will also be photo opportunities with the News Channel 8 anchors at the Championship stadium!

With nearly 150,000 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, hunting and sportfishing boats, pontoon, family, and speed boats showcased by over 20 manufacturers and dealers.

Guests can take advantage of weekend seminars featuring talks on fresh and saltwater fishing, fly-fishing, boating, kayaking and more. Learn the latest tips, tricks, strategies, and advice from the industry’s most renowned professionals. Be sure to stop by the show-stopping 10,000-gallon bass tub tank!

The 30th Annual News Channel 8 Outdoors Expo and Boat Show takes place on Friday, May 14, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, May 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Raymond James Stadium; just off I-275 on Dale Mabry Highway.

Admission to the Expo is $5 per person Saturday and Sunday. Friday Admission, children 16 and under and parking are FREE.


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