Cottage & Lakefront Living Show - Grand Rapids
March 24-26, 2023

2021-2022 ShowSpan Schedule Released

2021-2022 ShowSpan Schedule Released

Producing the highest quality consumer shows for over 76 years!

ShowSpan has been connecting businesses, consumers, industries and communities since 1945.  We believe there is no greater way to build relationships than face to face and we are more excited than  ever to get back to shows in 2022!

39th Annual

Ultimate Fishing Show – Detroit
at the Suburban Collection Showplace

January 6-9, 2022

Michigan’s largest pure-fishing show. This show is all about fishing tackle, fishing trips, fishing boats and features: Lake Ultimate, Trout Pond, Hawg Trough, Seminar Stages, Fish Fry and more. The show appeals to anglers of all ages with all levels of experience. Detroit is the    largest freshwater fishing market in the U.S. …and now it has the Ultimate Fishing Show in the best suburban expo center!

49th Annual

Outdoorama at the Suburban Collection Showplace

February 24-27, 2022

Whether it’s hunting, fishing, boating, canoeing, hiking, camping, mushroom hunting or bird watching, this is the show of the year. The Outfitter’s Expo area along with major feature attractions like Big Buck Night, and the Trout Pond provide the best place to book the trip of a lifetime or entertain the family. In addition, with a huge display of boats, docks and lifts, and marine accessories, this show is the best place to shop for new boats and    accessories.

Plus…FREE crossover admission to the Cottage & Lakefront Living Show – Detroit!

15th Annual

Cottage & Lakefront Living Show – Detroit at the Suburban Collection Showplace

February 24-27, 2022

Surrounded by so many beautiful lakes, it’s no wonder Michiganders embrace the cottage and lakefront lifestyle.

This is the show for everyone looking to buy, build or renovate a cottage or lakefront home. Shop and compare builders and realtors, indoor and outdoor furnishings, boats and docks, decks, décor, water toys, vacation home     services, and financing all in one place, everything to create your summer traditions.

Plus…FREE crossover admission to Outdoorama!

52nd Annual

Milwaukee Boat Show at the State Fair Park

January 21-23 & 26-30, 2022

The finest displays of the newest boats retailed in the region will be on display at the one Boat Show that all boating enthusiasts know to attend. This is Wisconsin’s largest boating   exposition with over 400 boats from over 80 manufacturers: motor yachts, runabouts,   aluminum boats, pro style fishing rigs, pontoon boats, ski & surf boats, cruisers…you name it! Marine electronics, accessories, ski and surf equipment, feature displays and seminars make this Wisconsin’s Greatest Water Sports Expo!

26th Annual

Lansing Home & Garden Show at the MSU Pavilion

March 17-20, 2022

The largest Home & Garden Show in Mid-Michigan fills the MSU Pavilion with hundreds of local home improvement businesses. Stunning gardens, extensive landscaping projects and the largest Standard Flower Show in Michigan surround exhibits featuring new construction, remodeling,    kitchens and baths, retail garden centers, pools and spas, and home services. Free seminars on the Garden Stage, Home Stage and Cooking Stage offer fantastic classes on the hottest topics.

14th Annual

Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival at DeVos Place

November 19-20, 2021

The Midwest’s largest wine, beer & food     festival offers a world-class epicurean experience in the heart of West Michigan.  Festivalgoers will find unparalleled offerings of food, beverage and culinary entertainment presented by area chefs, restaurants and purveyors of libations from around the globe. Throughout the weekend, musical entertainment will also be at the Festival in The Vineyard, Beer City Station, RendezBREW Café and on the outdoor Patio off Hemingway Hall.

24th Annual

Michigan International Auto Show at DeVos Place

February 3-6, 2022

This is the greatest annual opportunity to view your “next new vehicle!” with hundreds on display—trucks, SUV’s, crossovers, electrics, hybrids, luxury and performance vehicles from over 35 manufacturers along with pre-production vehicles. Special features include the Million Dollar Motorway of exotic cars and the Gilmore Car Museum display.

43rd Annual

West Michigan Home & Garden Show

at DeVos Place

March 3-6, 2022

Michigan’s premier Home & Garden Show packs DeVos Place with all of your home and garden dreams. Featuring home improvement products and services, remodelers and builders, situated between huge sprawling gardens, landscaping, and retail garden centers. Spring is in the air! Five free seminar stages filled with expert information and the Garden and Art Market with accessories and décor! Meet the experienced professionals you need and start your projects!

8th Annual

Grand Rapids Remodeling & New Homes Show at DeVos Place

January 14-16, 2022

Renovate your house! Create your home! DeVos Place fills with everything to build a new home, finish your basement or bring your home decor out of the 90’s. Hundreds of local builders, remodelers, home improvement  services; designers and home furnishings; the Designer Showcase, the Design-It and Build-It Stages; expert advice and endless inspiration! Proudly hosted by the Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids.

34th Annual

West Michigan Golf Show

at DeVos Place

February 11-13, 2022

What’s better than golf? Golf in February!  Golfers can discover great courses in Grand Rapids, West Michigan and beyond!  Plan   vacations around the U.S. and Michigan, buy new equipment from huge retail displays, and try the latest club fitting technology. Dream about golf, enjoy lessons, contests, and the world famous Hole-In-One Challenge.

77th Annual

Ultimate Sport Show – Grand Rapids

at DeVos Place

March 10-13, 2022

Michigan’s finest tradition for the avid fisherman, hunter or outdoor loving family. Over 350 exhibitors with the latest outdoor gear, travel information and fishing boats. Book a great trip! Meet the guides and owner operators of remote lodges and cabins. The features are famous: World Class Taxidermy, Antique Lures, Trout Pond, Hawg Trough, Woodcarvers, Fishing Simulator, Rock Wall, and Lake Ultimate. Michigan Sportsmen never miss it!

16th Annual

Grand Rapids Camper, Travel & RV Show at DeVos Place

January 20-23, 2022

Take a real vacation! This show is all about creating the best family vacation. Whether just a weekend or a long getaway, RVing is the way to go. West Michigan RV dealers pack DeVos Place with motor homes, travel trailers, fifth wheels and folding camping trailers.  Vacation destinations, campgrounds, RV accessories, and fun feature displays round out the exhibition creating the largest and most exciting RV & Travel Show in the state.

77th Annual

Grand Rapids Boat Show at DeVos Place

February 16-20, 2022

A West Michigan tradition! Exhibits include boats up to 50 feet: cruisers and motor yachts, fishing boats, ski & surf boats, pontoons, and kayaks. Also, boating accessories and services, marina slips and ski gear abound. It is one of the finest water sports expos in the country featuring the Key West Crab Shack, the Antique & Classic Boat display, the Walloon Boutique Outlet and the Tuber’s Truckload Sale.

16th Annual

Cottage & Lakefront Living Show –

Grand Rapids at DeVos Place

March 25-27, 2022

Michigan is blessed with 3,288 miles of  shoreline and more than 11,000 inland lakes, more than any other state except Alaska. This explains our affection for the cottage and   lakefront lifestyle. This show is for everyone who wants to buy, build or enjoy a cottage or lakefront home. It features builders, designers, furnishings, realtors, boats and docks, vacation home services, and financing all in one place; everything to create your summer traditions.