The Portland Boat Show gets underway this January

Portland Boat Show
November 6, 2012
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Press Release

The annual show will feature hundreds of boats and lots of accessories

Portland, Ore. Ships ahoy! The 53rd Annual Portland Boat Show is slated to get underway on January 9th.  If you are searching to find a remarkable selection of boats and want to shop and compare hundreds of brands, lines and styles then the Portland Boat Show should be your next port of call. This year’s show has plenty to offer boaters with all kinds of on-the-water interests and will satisfy your next adventure - from fishing, to water skiing, yachting, sailing and jetting around on personal watercraft.  The 5 Days of boating excitement is coming up this January 9 through 13 at the Expo Center.

Hundreds of boats will be shipped to the Expo Center, including sailboats, sport boats, wakeboard boats, fishing boats, pleasure craft, personal watercraft and even an enormous house boat - all inside 250,000 square feet of boat filled exhibit space!  The top local and national manufacturers, associations and dealers will be in attendance – along with boating retailers, accessory suppliers and experts.

The Portland Boat Show happens only once a year and is only Five Days long.  This is the only boat show for Oregon! Be sure to visit for all the info plus discount coupons.  Each year, boaters from all over the Northwest want to see what’s new in boat lines, technology and accessories — and the 2013 Portland Boat Show will be ready to go.  Manufacturers and dealers bring in their latest designs for unveiling and are ready to make great deals and offer financing. So bring your best offers!

New this year - Hall C (our third big hall at the Expo Center), will have an enormous selection of previously owned boats.  The demand for previously owned has never been higher, and we are moving full-steam-ahead to bring in a large assortment of boats.  Now you have the best of both options, new or previously owned – all in one location!   Also new this year we are excited to offer FREE PARKING on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings only (from 5pm to 9pm)!


DATES & TIMES:      

Wednesday, January 9          10am to 9pm

Thursday, January 10                        10am to 9pm

Friday, January 11                  10am to 9pm

Saturday, January 12                         10am to 9pm

Sunday, January 13               10am to 6pm


$10 general admission

Children 12 and under are free

Discount Coupons available online at the shows’ web site:


$8.00 at the Expo Center during regular hours –  (see our special weekday specials below)

$7.00 for car pools (for three or more people) Parking is not included in admission price

Free Parking ONLY on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 5pm to 9pm


Portland Expo Center, For more information about the 2013 Portland Boat Show visit:  Take the Yellow Max Line to the Expo Center.


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