—the Tinley Park Fishing and Outdoor Show continues to be praised as a ‘never-miss’ event!

Frank Vaisvilas, Daily Southtown / Chicago Tribune, Feb 15, 2018


The show that started 30 years ago as a local high school fundraiser, becoming one of the largest and longest running shows in Chicagoland, returns to Tinley Park for three days February 17, 18, and 19.

The Tinley Park Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Show also heads to a new facility, taking over the south exhibit hall of the Tinley Park Convention Center, just thirty miles south of downtown Chicago— just a short distance from the previous high school location.

Expect to meet exhibitors from the Midwest selling just about everything made for fishing and outdoor fun. Among those exhibiting will be vacation resorts, fishing guides, charters, tackle stores and manufacturers, fishing clubs and organizations from several states.

In addition to the great exhibitors, there will be fishing seminars, outdoor demonstrations, raffles, prizes and giveaways. Sponsors of the show include: MidWest Outdoors Magazine & Television,

The show continues to be an affordable outdoor family event. Admission is $10.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors and veterans and kids under 12 are Free. A weekend pass for all days is $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and veterans. Parking is also free and there’s plenty of it.