KC Boat and Sportshow offers a break from winter

Posted at 11:03 AM, Jan 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-22 12:03:06-05

Ahoy there! Get ready to cast off!

It has been a wintry week in Kansas City, so the timing couldn’t be better for a taste of summertime fun. The Kansas City Boat and Sportshow is at Bartle Hall through Sunday, providing the ideal setting for a little warm weather daydreaming.

According to show manager Becca Doyle, it is all about giving people great ideas and solid options. From wave runners to sailboats to larger party vessels, there is something for just about every budget at Bartle Hall.

There’s a lot to do hands-on as well. You can catch something at the trout pond, visit Fred’s Shed for the latest in DIY ideas, take some outdoor cooking lessons or watch Dock Dogs like Cocoa go through their soggy paces.

For every age and every outdoor activity, this is the place to be. Even if you’re not buying, remember: the summertime wishes are free.

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