Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Los Angeles Boat Show is Coming! | @LABoatShow #Giveaway #Boating #LABoatShow

Spring and Summer are just around the corner and it's time to think about water sports!  Yes, I know that the majority of the United States is under snow and ice.  I am wishful thinking here.  Well, it helps that the coldest that we have gotten is about 50 degrees.  I think the rest of the nation hates us!

The 2014 Progressive Insurance Los Angeles Boat Show is coming back February 6-9.

It features the the West Coasts premier boating event at the LA Convention Center and Pier 44 in Marina Del Rey.  Check out the boating lifestyle in-water and on land.

Don't think you can afford boating?  This four day event showcases hundreds of vessels from entry-level family cruisers to million dollar yachts!  Other activities include:

  • Educational seminars
  • On-the-water boating workshops
  • Latest boating accessories and gear
  • Try it Cove- get on the water
    • Paddleboarding
    • RC boats
    • Kayaking and more
NEW at the the show:

  • Big Boat Row and Boaters Lounge:  you can see a fleet of big boats 40+ feet and socialize with other boaters in a yacht club setting
  • Marine Marketplace:  Dedicated shopping area for all boating needs, it has hundreds of accessories, gear and more priced to sell!
  • KIDS ZONE:  
    • Surfing simulator
    • Live trout pond fishing
    • Life jacket program
    • Appearances by Dora the Explorer
  • Swampmaster Gator Show:  Watch as the Swampmaster catches an 8 foot, 200lb alligator with his bare hands!
    • Kids can get up close to a baby alligator
  • Discover Boating Hands-On Skills Training:  Boaters of all ages and experience levels can get behind the helm during a series of on-water workshops taught by USCG-certified professionals.
  • Fred's Shed Interactive Learning Center:  Hands-on clinics for the DIY boater.
  • Welcome to the Water Center:  Resources for those looking to get started in boating.


Complimentary round trip shuttle transportation will be available between locations.

WHEN:  February 6-9, 2014
Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles
In-water location:  Pier 44 4637 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey

Admission:  $12 for adults; youth 15 and younger (accompanied by an adult) and active military, FREE

Tickets:  Can be purchased in advance at or day-of-the-event at the box office.

Included in your paid admission to the show is a 1 year subscription ($7.00 value) to one of these magazines:  Yachting, Cruising World, Islands, Parenting or TW Snowboarding.

Show Hours:
Convention Center:
Thursday, February 6, Noon–9pm
Friday, February 7, Noon–9pm
Saturday, February 8, 10am–9pm
Sunday, February 9, 10am–6pm
Marina del Rey:
February 6-7, Noon–5pm
February 8-9, 10am–5pm

Information: Call (714) 633-7581 or visit
Social: Like the Los Angeles Boat Show on Facebook and follow on Twitter for for the latest news, show updates, giveaways and highlights.


DISCLAIMER:  My family was given tickets to the boat show to help promote the event.  All thoughts and ideas are my own.  


  1. I follow on Instagram and Pinterest!

    I shared on facebook:

    I've never actually been in a boat so until then my favorite water activity would be tubing!

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