Tampa Boat Show offers free admission to service members

TAMPA, Fla. – The 44th Annual Tampa Boat Show is offering free admission to police, firefighters and military officials throughout the event, according to a release from organizers.

Service members must present a valid active ID upon admission. The event takes place Sept. 11-13 at the Tampa Convention Center.

“With the Tampa Boat Show opening on Sept. 11, we wanted to create an opportunity to give back to those servicemen and women who dedicate their lives to improving the quality of ours,” show manager Larry Berryman said in the release. “Whether they come to view the latest products, or take advantage of the family-friendly features, we’re excited to show our appreciation.”

Regular admission for the event is $9 for adults, $5 for youth 13-15 years old, and free for children 12 years and under. Adult tickets purchased online prior to Sept. 11 receive a $2 discount.

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