Order your day and weekend tickets in advance and save on at-the-gate prices

Crick Boat Show Saturday 27 to Monday 29 May 2023

Subscribers to Waterways World magazine can receive a further 10% off the advance ticket prices (does not apply to Trade & Preview Day, Camping, Mooring, Wheelchair/Mobility Scooter hire).

Advance tickets can be ordered by phone and online until 12midday on Friday 19 May 2023. If you are planning to purchase advance tickets, we recommend that you do so well before this deadline to allow time for postal delivery.

Children 16 and under – free entry Saturday, Sunday, Monday

Trade & Preview Day – Friday 26 May 2023

Get ahead and visit the boats, quayside exhibitors and other boating businesses before everyone else on Preview Day! 

Preview Day tickets are strictly limited to a maximum of 1,000 pre-booked visitors and give entry to the Show from 12 noon – 6pm on Friday 26 May. Preview Day visitors have access to an online booking system for boatbuilder boat viewings on Preview Day and will also receive a gift bag and a free hot drink. 

Preview Day ticket holders will have free online access post-Show to video tours of the boatbuilder boats and also to recordings of the Show Seminars and Masterclasses.

Preview Day Tickets must be booked in advance and will not be available at the gate. 

All visitors on Trade & Preview Day will require a ticket.

Trade Tickets

Trade tickets are available to qualifying boating and waterway-related businesses. Trade ticket booking will open on 1 February 2023. If you have not heard from us before about Crick Boat Show, to apply email cricktradetickets@wwonline.co.uk, giving your company name and brief information about your business.

Tickets are sent out during April and May 2023 and delivery is completely free of charge. The last mailing of tickets is on Monday 22 May by first class post. Please allow until Wednesday 24 May for delivery. All tickets are firm sales with no refunds available except in the case of event cancellation.

To order by phone, call 01283 742970 (Monday to Thursday 9am to 3pm)

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Ticket Prices 2023

  Gate price* price WW
Preview Day: Friday not available £25.00 not available

Weekend ticket

10am Sat to 5pm Mon
£40.00 £34.00 £30.60

One-day ticket

Sat, Sun or Mon
£18.00 £15.30 £13.77

* ticket price at the gate and after advance ticket sales close on at noon on Friday 27 May 2022

Optional extras -
advance booking only

Tent + car (6m x 6m pitch) Campervan, motorhome
or caravan / large tent + car
(8m x 8m pitch)
5-night camping £115.00 £125.00
4-night camping £105.00 £115.00
3-night camping £95.00 £105.00
2-night camping £78.00 £85.00
1-night camping £45.00 £50.00
Online mooring (Zone 1) Thur to Mon £4.32 per ft
Online mooring (Zone 2) Thur to Mon £2.27 per ft
Online mooring (Zone 3*) Thur to Mon £1.35 per ft

Moorings 2023

Access to the Show from the visitor moorings will be via the temporary footbridge in the centre of Mooring Zone 1

* Zone 3 moorings: a tranquil setting with an uneven and eroded canal bank. Be prepared to use a gangplank. This mooring zone suitable only for able-bodied and not recommended for pets.

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