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Features & Attractions
PLEASE NOTE: The following information is from the 2018 Milwaukee Boat Show. The 2019 show details will be posted soon.
The Marvelous Mutts
The Marvelous Mutts, a canine spectacular, is a thrilling dog sport entertainment show that showcases some of the world’s finest canine athletes. The dogs amaze audiences as they flip and fly to snatch Frisbees out of the air and race through obstacle courses with breathtaking speed. Spectators, children and adults alike always leave The Marvelous Mutts’ show with smiles on their faces…after they pick their jaws up off the ground!
The Marvelous Mutts’ team members have appeared on ESPN’s Great Outdoor Games, Good Morning America, The Early Show, Fox & Friends, and The Late Show with David Letterman. This seasoned crew of performing canines, all adopted from shelters and rescue groups and each with an amazing story, showcase their athleticism in a fast-paced, high energy, action-packed show!
Marvelous Mutts Performance Schedule:
Friday, Jan. 19: 4pm | 7pm
Saturday, Jan. 20: 1pm | 4pm | 7pm
Sunday, Jan. 21: 12pm | 3pm
Wednesday, Jan. 24: 5pm | 8pm
Thursday, Jan. 25: 5pm | 8pm
Friday, Jan. 26: 1pm | 4pm | 7pm
Saturday, Jan. 27: 1pm | 4pm | 7pm
Sunday, Jan. 28: 12pm | 3pm
HO Sports Tube Truckload Sale
HO Sports will inflate every tube they make and offer the best values ever at the Boat Show Tubers’ Truckload Sale! Meet the professional designers of the tubes straight from the factory. HO Sports will also give away tubes to some lucky winners who compete in a game of skill while at the Show. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, two tubes will be given away each day to some lucky winners!
The Key West Crab Shack
Enjoy the Splendor of the Seas Menu at the Key West Crab Shack while at the Boat Show.
M-W Marine Fishing Seminars
One of the Midwest’s finest dealers of Fishing Boats has once again scheduled a fantastic lineup of Pro Anglers and guides to share their experience on the water with attendees of the Boat Show. Bass, Walleye, Trout and Salmon are all covered in these seminars that are presented on both Saturdays and Sundays of the Show.
Wisconsin Scale Boats
Meet the model boat enthusiasts and view their unique display of boats located in the West Concourse. Association members will be on-hand to answer any questions and demonstrate their crafts.
Antique & Classic Boat Display
The Glacier Bay Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society of America will bring the best of their show quality restorations.
America’s Boating Course®
A one-day Boating Safety Certification Course to be held on Saturday, January 27
Representatives of the United States Power Squadrons® will conduct this class. Typically these classes run for a series of four weeks. Those who pass will receive a Wisconsin DNR certificate of completion. The knowledge gained could save you and your family’s life (at the very least it will reduce your insurance premiums).
This certificate is REQUIRED by all persons born after December 31, 1988 and are at least 16 years old in order to operate a personal watercraft or motorboat even if accompanied by a properly certified boating certificate holder. Having a driver’s license does not fulfill this requirement.
This certificate is also required by persons who are at least 12 years old to operate a boat or personal watercraft when no adult is aboard.
This is a great opportunity to prepare for safe summer fun in one day… then take in the Boat Show for free!
America’s Boating Course covers: Introduction to Boating, Boating Law; Boating Safety Equipment; Safe Boating; Navigation; Boating Problems; Trailer, Storing and Protecting Your Boat; Hunting and Fishing; Water Skiing and River Boating; and much more
1. Call (262) 786-2599 for information on how to pre-registration
2. The charge for the class is $45, which covers all materials needed and the exam. An additional charge of $15 is for each additional person in the same family sharing the same book.
3. Register and pay at the Power Squadron booth at the Show
4. Register and pay at the door on the day of the course, Saturday, January 27 at 7:45am (if there is space available). Use the North Entrance door.
7:45am – The North Entrance doors open for attendees and at-the-door registration (if space is available). All students must have a Wisconsin Customer ID number prior to completion of the class. If you don’t have one, you can obtain a WI DNR Customer ID Number (7am – 10pm) by calling the WI DNR Customer Service at 1-888-936-7463 or you can visit a WI DNR Service Center during their regular scheduled business hours.
8:05am – Instruction begins
5:00pm – Graduation and distribution of certificates