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Set Your Waypoint for the 2018 Providence Boat Show!

About The Show

Get ready for the boating season! The Providence Boat Show is the best place to shop early and gather all the information and inspiration you’ll need to enjoy your time on the water come springtime. You’ll find out what the boating industry has in store for you with our wide selection of the latest in boats, gear, and equipment.

This year’s show focuses on how to experience the Rhode Island coastline and will once again feature special events, free seminars with experts, sea-to-table cooking demonstrations, and hands-on activities. There is something for every type of boater—so check back often to get our latest news, and follow us on social media.

The Providence Boat Show is conveniently located at the Rhode Island Convention Center in the heart of downtown Providence, where you will find great hotels, restaurants, and other activities.


Adult One Day: $15
Adult Two Day: $25

Family Pack: $30
(includes 2 adults & up to 4 kids 15 & under for one day) (online only)
Kids 12 & under: FREE!

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Dates & Hours

February 2-4, 2018

Friday: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

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What's On

The 2018 Providence Boat Show, Rhode Island’s largest and longest running indoor boat show, now in its 25th year, is a fantastic experience for all the family. From experienced boaters to first timers, there’s something for everyone! There is so much to do and see at the Providence Boat Show – climb aboard hundreds of new power and sailboats, see the latest gear and technology, learn new skills at the boating and fishing seminars, enjoy the Sea-to-Table cooking demos, and enjoy a day or weekend in the beautiful city of Providence.

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About Providence

The only US city to be named “One of the Top Ten Up-and-Coming Travel Destinations in the World” by the Wall Street Journal, Providence boasts a vibrant arts community, world renowned restaurants and an endless array of theatrical performances and sporting events. There are 5,500 hotel rooms in the Greater Providence area, nearly 2,100 of them within walking distance of the Rhode Island Convention & Entertainment Complex. The city’s compact size and convenient location make it easy to get to but hard to forget. Rhode Island’s bountiful shopping, 400 miles of coastline and scenic beauty are a quick drive away. Historic and hip, sophisticated and small-town, Providence packs the best of New England into one convenient and colorful package. Learn more about Providence RI at Go Providence.