Show Info/FAQ

Dates & Location

New Dates:

January 10-14, 2024

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

We’re back! The Discover Boating New England Boat Show® returns to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center January 10-14, 2024.  We’re thrilled to welcome you back to this longstanding boating tradition this winter – mark your calendars! Tickets go on sale in December.

415 Summer St
Boston MA 02210-1719


Wednesday - Friday:  Noon - 8pm

Saturday: 10am - 8pm

Sunday: 10am - 6pm

Ticket Info

Adult: TBD

Children 12 and younger: FREE (when accompanied by a paid adult admission).

We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover.


No. Your admission ticket covers it all.
No services are available.
Purchase 10-30 tickets online: $16.00 each ($2 Discount). Purchase 31+ tickets: $14.00 each ($4 Discount)
No they are not available to rent.
Yes, it will be subject to a security check prior to your entrance by BCEC.
Yes. Strollers are allowed.
Due to health and security concerns dogs are not allowed in the show on leash or in a purse or bag.
You can come back on the same day. Tickets are for a same day admission. Multi day tickets are available.
Parking is on site at the BCEC. Parking is $25
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.
Yes. The BCEC does charge a nominal fee for the service.
Yes, most boats on display are available for the public to board. However, at the dealer’s discretion, access to some boats may be limited or require an appointment.
Yes, all features can be found at
No we do not.
Yes, all tickets must be purchased online prior to the show
Tickets will only be available online.
All special events ans seminars are included in your admission price.
Yes, there are a number of places to dine, drink and relax at the show.
Yes it is handicap accessible.
Please send an email to for assistance
Will Call will be located in the show lobby along with Ticket and exhibitor Registration.
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.
Guns are not allowed on the Boston Convention Center property.

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.