NEWPORT, R.I. – Newport Exhibition Group announced that its 44th Annual Newport International Boat Show will take place September 11-14, 2014 on the Newport waterfront along America’s Cup Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island.
One of the largest in-water boat shows in the country and the premier show in New England, the Newport International Boat Show encompasses 13 acres and will host hundreds of exhibitors from around the world with power and sail boats ranging from 15 to 85 feet, plus a wide variety of accessories, equipment, electronics, gear and services for boaters.
The Newport International Boat Show is expected to draw tens of thousands to historic Newport. The event will showcase new products and boat models unveiled for the first time to the public, as well as announce the winners of the popular and newly enhanced Newport For New Products program that recognizes the best new powerboat; sailboat; navigation product; and boating operation, maintenance or safety product introduced for the first time in the U.S. Visitors will also enjoy opportunities to attend the annual Cruisers Party hosted by Cruising Outpost, educational seminars, on the water activities and training, as well as sample the best that Newport has to offer.
Show hours will run from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Thursday, September 11th, Friday, September 12th and Saturday, September 13th, and from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Sunday, September 14th. Tickets for Thursday, September 11th, VIP Day, are $30*. If tickets are purchased by Wednesday, September 10th, each order includes a reserved parking space at Easton’s Beach. ($15 value, one parking space per transaction.) Shuttle bus service from Easton’s Beach to the show entrance is included with the parking space. On Friday, Saturday or Sunday, September 12th, 13th or 14th, tickets are $15* On Friday, Saturday or Sunday, September 12th, 13th or 14th, tickets are $15* through Thursday, September 11th and $18* September 12th through the 14th. Two-day discounted ticket packages are also available. Children under 12 are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. On Friday, September 12th only, visitors with a valid Military or Newport County Resident ID receive half price admission at the ticket booth. (This discount cannot be combined with any other discount offer.)
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.newportboatshow.com.