Newport Exhibition Group, producers of the Newport Charter Yacht Show, the Newport International Boat Show and the Providence Boat Show, announced today its 20th Annual Providence Boat Show will take place January 18-20, 2013 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Rhode Island

Displaying one of the largest selections of boats and accessories during the winter show season in New England, the Providence Boat Show will host over 150 booths with an exceptional assortment of boats of every type, style and use from dinghies to cruisers, as well as a wide variety of accessories and services for boaters. The event will provide leisure boaters and die-hard anglers a one-stop shopping opportunity for marine electronics and hardware, new and rebuilt engines and parts, fishing tackle, canvas work and interior design products, tee-tops, slip rentals, foul weather gear, and boat insurance and financing. Visitors will also enjoy opportunities to attend sport fishing seminars hosted by Offshore Pursuits, boating safety lectures and participate in other show activities.

Show hours will run from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm on Friday, January 18th and Saturday, January 19th, and from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Sunday, January 20th. Online tickets are available through the Providence Boat Show website. Admission is $8 for advance purchase tickets and $10 on show days. A two-day ticket offering is available for $12 in advance or $15 at the start of the show. Military personnel and members of the marine trade receive half price tickets on any day of the show. For more information on the 20th Annual Providence Boat Show and to purchase tickets, please visit

Providence Boat Show Details for Calendar Posting:

What: 20th Annual Providence Boat Show

When: January 18-20, 2013. Friday, Jan 18 & Saturday, Jan 19 – 10AM to 9PM, Sunday, Jan 20 – 10AM to 5PM

Where: Rhode Island Convention Center, 1 Sabin Street, Providence, RI 02903

Admission: Adults $8 advance/$10 day-of | NEW! 2-day ticket – $12 advance/$15 day-of *Advanced tickets do not include online processing fee and ends 1/17 – Ages 16 & under FREE with adult Military personnel and marine trade members receive half-off on tickets purchased at the show with valid Military ID and proof of trade affiliation, respectively.

About Newport Exhibition Group: Based in Newport, Rhode Island, Newport Exhibition Group has produced the highest quality consumer/trade shows for more than 30 years. A subsidiary of Newport Harbor Corporation, the organization owns and produces the annual Newport Charter Yacht Show, the Newport International Boat Show and the Providence Boat Show. *Photo courtesy of Erin McGinn