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Convention center hosts a number of different venues during the year. We attended an RV show... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Palmetto, fl
Very Active Convention Center

It's not the Orange County Convention in Orlando but the building has plenty of space for most... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
James G
Bradenton, Florida
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1 week ago
“The Local Gem”
1 Oct 2018
“Nice clean convention center”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Manatee Convention Center was the locale for the Garden Brothers Circus on November 5 & 6, 2018. It has plenty of parking, it's clean, and has the ability to accommodate meetings and concerts as well. Its locale is right off U.S. 41 & Haben Blvd....More

Thank FiaSarasota
Reviewed 1 October 2018

You can go to the Gun shows, buy Hot tubs, rare plants, car auctions or just about anything you need. oh my!

Thank Judi F
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Convention center hosts a number of different venues during the year. We attended an RV show. Impressed with the amount of RVs on display. Plenty of parking available. Concession stand for quick bite.

Thank dddPalmetto_fl
Reviewed 1 May 2017

It's not the Orange County Convention in Orlando but the building has plenty of space for most events. We moved to Manatee County several years and have noticed the center has stepped up to the plate and has filled their calendar of events pretty well....More

Thank James G
Reviewed 30 March 2017

RE-named >>> Bradenton Area Convention Center Local to me. Parking can be a problem (1000 spaces) at major events. Big, medium or small events they can handle them. Been to all three levels. Clean restrooms, food venders and AC!!!

Thank tmail54
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This place has pretty good access: AKA, they have gun shows here and it is crowded but not overwhelmed by the activity. Bradenton is a zoo but if you come via 41 and 301 it is relatively open in and out.

Thank InspiredSailor
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The 2017 Bradenton Boat Show was held here and was an excellent place for a land boat show. I attended three days of fishing classes that were free with the five dollar admission. I enjoyed the visit and show.

Thank norme-ormond
Reviewed 9 November 2016

First of all there is plenty of parking. Home and garden shows are great. And once a year for one week they bring in gospel groups to sing, both afternoon and evenings. Great location, easy to find.

Thank Bradford S
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Easy to find with ample parking. Clean and well laid out inside. Have attended several different types of shows and enjoyed each of them.

Thank Bartemus
Reviewed 21 July 2016

A very nice facility, a bit on the smallish side. We did go to the boat show and also the home and garden show. Ample parking.

Thank sandrahaaspiper
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