Progressive® Insurance New England Boat Show®, presented by Discover Boating, is Back! February 16-20, 2022 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center


WHAT: The Progressive® Insurance New England Boat Show®, presented by Discover Boating, returns to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center February 16-20, 2022 (new five-day format), welcoming nautical novices, seasoned sailors and water lovers an all-access pass to dive into the boating lifestyle. With more than 415,000 new boat owners taking to the water in the past 18 months, demand for boating remains at an all-time high

Attendees are invited to celebrate the homecoming of this annual boating tradition as they see and shop the most comprehensive selection of boats and gear in New England, learn new skills, and connect with fellow boating enthusiasts.

Here’s a first look at what attendees can see & do at the 2022 Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show:

  • See & shop the most comprehensive selection of boat brands and types in New England, from center consoles and family cruisers to pontoons and wakesports boats. The New England Boat Show is the perfect opportunity to browse, compare and place orders for your first or next boat.
  • Gear up for boating season with sales on the newest boating accessories, marine electronics and on-the-water must-haves.
  • Kids can splash around a mini lake in a paddleboat or build their own toy boat!
  • Free “Boating 101” education for new boaters at Fred's Shed How-To Center, featuring a variety of daily seminars and demos cover everything from getting started, to service and maintenance, to updating and operating.
  • NEW! New England Boat Show Keeping Our Waters Clean: Conservation Village featuresthe first annualNew England Says No to Plastic Clean Water Contest’,featuringlocal elementary and middle schools’ projects that show how reducing plastic will help protect our water resources. Conservation Village will also display the latest in electric boat innovations; a mini beach clean-up station from The Clean Earth Project, and more!

WHEN: *New five-day date pattern: Wednesday-Sunday, February 16-20, 2022* Weds-Fri: 12:00pm-8:00pm; Sat: 10:00am-8:00pm; Sun: 10:00am-6:00pm

WHERE: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210

TICKETS: $18 for adult tickets purchased online at; $20 for adult tickets purchased on site during the days of the show; children 12 and under get in FREE.

INFO:  For more information, visit; Facebook and Instagram #NEBoatShow

MEDIA CONTACTS: Email the Show PR team at or call Carrie Waible (646-423-0230) for press materials, photos, interviews, special access & live remotes