US Sailboat Show Under Way in Annapolis: Hours, Tickets, Parking

ANNAPOLIS, MD — The United States Sailboat Show is under way at City Dock in Annapolis and runs through Monday, hopefully without interruption from Hurricane Matthew as it spins north from Florida.

The 47th annual sailboat show features sailing lessons and seminars, boat displays and sales, cruises, cocktail and wine tastings, and more. Organizers say more than 200 boats are in the dock and harbor area, along with hundreds of exhibitors on land.

Authorities say expect crowds and traffic delays on U.S. 50 and in downtown Annapolis during the show.

Show hours are:

  • Thursday, October 6, (VIP Day), 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Friday, October 7, 10:00am – 6:30pm
  • Saturday, October 8, 10:00am – 6:30pm
  • Sunday, October 9, 10:00am – 6:30pm
  • Monday, October 10, 10:00am – 5:00pm

Ticket prices are:

  • VIP Preview Day – $35
  • VIP Preview Day + Additional Day – $48
  • Adult One Day – $18
  • Adult Two Day Combo – $31
  • Children – $5 (6 and younger free)

Directions and Parking

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Boat show visitors are encouraged to park at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and take the free shuttle bus from the Navy Stadium to the United States Sailboat Show. Buses run continuously from 9:00am until one hour after the show closes.

Stadium Parking: $10.00

Stadium GPS Address: 550 Taylor Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401

Directions to Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Parking

Directions to the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium: Take Route 50 to Annapolis/Rowe Blvd (exit 24). Follow signs along Rowe Blvd. to the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

On Saturday October 8 ONLY** boat show visitors should follow signs to alternative parking. Shuttle buses will deliver attendees to the City Dock free of charge

Eastport Elementary School

Parking is also available at Eastport Elementary School – a short walk from Eastport to City Dock in downtown historic Annapolis.

Click Here Directions to Eastport Elementary

Garage and Street Parking

Parking is also available at local Annapolis garages with transport to the show via the City Circulator.

Click Here for Local Parking Garages

City Circulator Serving City of Annapolis

Annapolis street parking is limited to two-hours.

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