About The Ohio RV and Boat Show
The Ohio RV and Boat Show is the largest, and longest running show of its kind! It is now in its 45th year and recently has had an attendance in excess of 24,000 people! Show details below. This past year set RECORDS for Boat, RV, and any outdoor product sales! 2025 looks like it will be even BIGGER!
Don't miss out on the FUN!
January 10th-19th 2025
What to Expect
The Ohio RV and Boat Show is by far, one of the best shows to find what you are looking for, AND discover things you may not know that you need! With convenient parking, and wide isles, this RV and Boat Show is the best way to shop for all of your outdoor, camping, and boating needs. Plus, you can enjoy the ON SITE Beer Garden and refreshments by the legendary Schmidt's Sausage Haus!
Adults – $15; Children (ages 6 – 13) – $3; Children 5 and under – Free.
Special Discount Days
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 is $6.00/adult day with two canned goods
for Mid Ohio Food Collective
Thursday, January 11, 2024 is $6.00/adult day with two canned goods
for Mid Ohio Food Collective
Thursday, January 11, 2024 also honors First Responders and Military
with FREE admission with ID
Parking is controlled by the Ohio Expo Center and requires a $7 per vehicle fee for
a one-time entry.
There are a large number of people in close areas and this could result in the injury of pets or people. Fully trained Service animals are permitted. For the safety and comfort of all, NO other animals, reptiles, creatures or pets are permitted.
Children MUST be accompanied by a parent at ALL times.
We love to see your smiling face!
By entering The Ohio RV and Boat Show, you are entering an area where photography, audio and video recording may occur.
Your entry and presence on the event premises constitutes your consent to be photographed, filmed, and/or otherwise recorded and to the release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction of any and all recorded media of your appearance, voice, and name for any purpose whatsoever in perpetuity in connection with The Ohio RV and Boat Show and its initiatives, including, by way of example only, use on websites, in social media, news and advertising.
By entering the event premises, you waive and release any claims you may have related to the use of recorded media of you at the event, including, without limitation, any right to inspect or approve the photo, video or audio recording of you, any claims for invasion of privacy, violation of the right of publicity, defamation, and copyright infringement or for any fees for use of such record media.
You understand that all photography, filming and/or recording will be done in reliance on this consent.
If you are looking for Campers, Towables, RV's or Camping supplies and gear, Click Here for a list of participating dealers
Marine and Watersports
If you are looking for Boats, Jet Skis, Watercraft, dock space, boat service or storage options, Click Here to see a list of Marinas.
Plus accessories, campsites, travel destinations and more!
Ohio Expo Center
717 E 17th Ave
Columbus Ohio 43211
Only active during Show
2024 Opening Hours
1/5 Friday noon-8pm
1/6 Saturday 10-8
1/7 Sunday 11am-5pm
1/10-12 Wed-Fri 12 noon-8pm
1/13 Saturday 10-8
1/14 Sunday 11am-5pm
You'll find us in Columbus, just north of downtown on 17th Avenue off I-71. To reach us:
From the North
Take I-71 South to 17th Avenue/Exit 111. Signs and parking attendants will direct guests to the proper parking areas.
From the South
Take I-71 North to 17th Avenue/Exit 111. Signs and parking attendants will direct guests to the proper parking areas.
From the West
Take I-70 East to I-71 North. Take I-71 North to 17th Avenue/Exit 111. Signs and parking attendants will direct guests to the proper parking areas.
From the East
Take I-70 West to I-71 North. Take I-71 North to 17th Avenue/Exit 111. Signs and parking attendants will direct guests to the proper parking areas.
Those visiting the Ohio Expo Center from within Columbus may also reach the facility by taking North Fourth Avenue (from the south) or Summit Street (from the north) to 17th or 11th Avenues. Signs and parking attendants will direct guests to the proper parking areas.
Parking at the Expo Center is $7/vehicle for a one-time entry. All parking operations are controlled and conducted by SP+ and NOT the Ohio RV and Boat Show
Get to Know Us
Check out some of these videos below (just click the "Play" button) to see inside the show from previous years. If you SUBSCRIBE to our brand new Youtube Channel, you'll see NEW videos as we upload them!