Boats, fishing gear, RVs and more: 12th annual Southern Illinois Boat & Fishing Show

Outdoor lovers get ready: we’re gearing up for the 12th Annual Southern Illinois Boat & Fishing Show!


This annual event is a sign that spring is near.

The free show features vendors from around the Midwest who will have everything from boats, fishing poles, tackle and more on hand for you to check out.

You will also get to enjoy free demonstrations and seminars.

Parking and admission are also free.

Boat & Fishing Show Specifics

The show takes place at The Pavilion of Marion from February 1-3.

Operating hours are as follows:

  • Friday, February 1: 3-8 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 2: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 3: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Black Diamond Aviation will also offer helicopter rides on Saturday (assuming weather is favorable that day).

Proceeds from the event will go to Gum Drops, NFP which provides food to at-risk youth and the Veteran’s Honor Flight of Southern Illinois which honors our veterans with a free trip to Washington D.C.