About the Show

Dates & Locations

February 8–16, 2020

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

415 Summer St
Boston MA 02210-1719




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Are there additional fees for show features?

No. Your admission ticket covers it all.

Are there childcare services?

No services are available.

Are there discounts?

Yes. A multi day ticket for $25.00

Are there wheelchairs or scooters I can rent?

No they are not available to rent.

Can I bring a backpack into the show?

Yes, it will be subject to a security check prior to your entrance by BCEC.

Can I bring a stroller?

Yes. Strollers are allowed.

Can I bring my dog to the show? What about in a purse or bag?

Due to health and security concerns dogs are not allowed in the show on leash or in a purse or bag.

Can I come back the same day?

You can come back on the same day. Tickets are for a same day admission. Multi day tickets are available.

Can i get on the boats?


Can I gift my ticket to someone else, even if it has my name on it?


Can you help me figure outhow to buy an online ticket on the website? Do I have to print out my ticket brfore I get to the show?

If you would like a paper ticket you will have to print them prior to arrival. You will also have an option to send them to your mobile device at the time of purchase.

Do you have a coat check? Can I leave my luggage at the coat check?

Yes. The BCEC does charge a nomiaml fee for the service.

Do you have kid activities?

Yes, all features can be found at www.newenglandboatshow.com/features.

Do you offer dicounted or validated parking?

No we do not.

Do you offer senior/military discounts?

We do not have a senior discount. We do offer a 50% discount to all active military personal.

Do you take credit and debit cards at the show's onsite box office?

Yes, we take credit and debit cards onsite.

How do I get access to special events or seminars?

All special events ans seminars are included in your admission price.

How do I get to the show? Is food available at the show?

Yes we have numerous locations for food & beverages.

Is the show handicap accessible?

Yes it is handicap accessible.

Is there a lost and found?


Is there a shuttle bus from the parking lot?


Is there handicapped parking?


What is your gun policy?

Weapons Policy

Weapons of any type, functional or non-functional, such as firearms, swords, knives, throwing knives, crossbows, stars, bows, boomerangs, darts, tazers, etc. are strictly prohibited within MCCA facilities, and they may not be used or displayed at scheduled events. The MCCA strictly prohibits all persons from carrying a handgun, firearm, or prohibited weapon of any kind while on MCCA property or within a facility under MCCA control, regardless of whether the person is licensed to carry a handgun. This policy applies to all MCCA employees, contractors, temporary employees, clients, visitors and guests. Only on-duty law enforcement agents, who have been given prior authorization by the MCCA Chief of Public Safety to carry a weapon on the property, will be permitted to carry firearms. Replica weapons are allowed, but require express written authorization for the use and/or possession by the MCCA Chief of Public Safety. Replica weapons must only be used as props or display, and will be allowed if the replica weapon is inspected, approved and peace bonded by the Chief of Public Safety prior to entry into the facility. The MCCA reserves the right in its sole discretion to revoke the use of replica weapons within MCCA facilities at any time, without advance warning.

What is your policy on guns?

Guns are not allowed on the Boston Covention Center property.

Where is parking?

Parking is on sire at the BCEC. Parking is $18.00 and $30.00 for valet.

Where is Will Call (ticket drop-off and pick-up) located?

Will Call will be located in the show lobby along with Ticket and exhibitor Registration.

Show Contact

Ticket Terms & Conditions

This ticket is a revocable license to attend the event listed (the “Event”). By using this ticket, you, on behalf of yourself and any minor(s) accompanying you (collectively, “you”), agree to all of the terms below. Breach of this license, failure to comply with Event rules, or any refund of the ticket price terminates any rights that you may have; and, renders use of the ticket illegal and unauthorized for any purpose. NMMA reserves the right to refuse admission to or eject any person for the reasons above or for conduct it deems disorderly, obnoxious or unbecoming.

You grant permission to NMMA (and its designees) to utilize your image, likeness, actions and statements in any live or recorded audio, video, or photographic display or other transmission, exhibition, publication or reproduction made of, or at, the Event in any medium and for any purpose, including commercial or promotional purposes, without further authorization or compensation.

YOU VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISK AND DANGER of personal injury (including death and drowning) and all hazards arising from, or related in any way to, the Event, whether occurring prior to, during, or after the Event, howsoever caused and whether by negligence or otherwise.


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