2018 Show Attractions

The Providence Boat Show is so much more than a great display of boats and gear, and Special Attractions run throughout the show.

Whether you’re a tournament angler, a family that loves to go boating together, a stand-up paddleboard enthusiast, or just getting started, you’ll find lots of activity to squeeze between your time shopping for new boats and equipment.

Read on to see what we have in store for you this year. And don’t forget to check out our seminars. These sessions are three days of free education that will net you more enjoyment on the water this summer.

Sea to Table

If you love being on the water, you probably love to dine on fresh, local seafood too—and there’s no better place than the Providence Boat Show to see what the Ocean State has to offer. Do some oyster tasting; watch a fish fillet demo. They are running classes with professional chefs where you can learn how to shuck oysters or properly fillet your fresh catch.

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Reel Island

If you are a fishing enthusiast, make Reel Island your first waypoint the minute you walk through the show gates. This popular hub for fishing fans makes it easy for you to pursue your biggest passion. Catch our series of Sport Fishing Seminars coordinated by Captains Brian and Peter Bacon and Captain Shamus Mara of Big Game Sport Fishing.

Explore ArtSEA

If you love being on the water, you are no doubt inspired by the beauty you see all around you, every time you go boating. Head to the ArtSea Gallery to see and purchase the work of local artists who are inspired by the sea and the Ocean State’s coastal lifestyle. The Gallery includes everything from photographs to watercolors, scrimshaw, jewelry, shell and sea glass art, and even bags made from nautical charts! If you are looking for a piece of art that will bring your love for the water into your home or office, look no farther than the ArtSea Gallery.

Spend Some Time Poolside

The pool at any marina or resort is usually where the action is—and it’s no different at the Providence Boat Show! NE Marine Modelers will be located poolside with a fleet of miniature masterpieces and remote control boats for the whole family to take their turn at the helm. Make this Special Attraction one of your waypoints at the boat show and plan to spend some time poolside with us.

Miss GEICO Offshore Racing Boat

Feed your need for speed at the Providence Boat Show! Powered by 3,300 horsepower 1650 RACE Mercury sterndrive engines, the World Champion Miss GEICO is a 50-foot Victory catamaran that can reach speeds in excess of 200 miles per hour!

Jarvis Green - Former New England Patriot with Oceans 97 Shrimp

Jarvis Green, former New England Patriots defensive end and a two-time Super Bowl champion will be serving up his Oceans 97 Shrimp at the “Sea to Table” Demonstrations at the Providence Boat Show on Friday, February 2nd and Saturday, February 3rd.
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
11:00 pm -11:30 pm
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm -6:00 pm