33d Annual Progressive® Insurance Nashville Boat Show® Returns to Music City Center

11/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 30, 2018)—The 33rd annual 2019 Progressive Insurance Nashville Boat Show, the region’s premier boating event, will be kicking off a week earlier this year on Jan. 10–13, 2019 at the Music City Center in the heart of downtown Nashville.

Attendees at Tennessee’s largest boat show will have the opportunity to browse more than 100,000 square-feet of boats, cruisers and more from the area’s top dealers, along with 15,000 square-feet of the latest marine, outdoor and travel technology and equipment.
This four-day boating extravaganza will offer families and boaters of all experience levels access to the best boat prices of the year and exclusive show specials for more than 300 of the latest boats, technology and marine accessories all under one roof.
Returning favorites include the Miss GEICO world champion offshore racing boat, the United States Power Squadrons® boating skills virtual trainer simulator, the Tennessee Balloon Guy and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency's free boating safety course. The show is also jam packed with new interactive activities for all ages, including:
·        NEW! Twiggy the Famous Waterskiing Squirrel: Meet the world’s most beloved watersports-loving animal, famously featured in Brad Paisley’s “River Bank” music video.
·       NEW! One Day Only Deals! Don’t missSuper Thursday, on opening day, Jan. 10, with Thursday-only special offers, plus $5 admission after 5 p.m., $5 draft beer and exclusive deals on boats, boating accessories and more.
·        NEW! Fun for the Family:
o   Kid’s Boating 101–Take On-Water Education On-Land: Get kids (ages 6-13) America’s premier boating education with theSpirit of America’s Youth Education Program! Activities will help kids learn the fun and safety of boating in an interactive setting. FREE.
o   Kids’ Discover-A-Boat: Little skippers are invited to discover recreational boats of all kinds, returning their completed discover-a-boat cards for a prize. FREE for ages 5-12.
o   Kids’ Create-A-Crankbait: Crafty young anglers can color a plastic crankbait and add stick-on lures for a custom, take-home souvenir. FREE for ages 5-12.
·        NEW! Wing-A-Thon Wing Eating Contest: Back by popular demand, cheer on contestants as they take on Nashville hot chicken in a wing-eating contest.
Show Information

Thursday, Jan. 10: 2 p.m. – 9 p.m. 
Friday, Jan. 11: 12 p.m. – 9 p.m. 
Saturday, Jan. 12: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 13: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.                 
WHERE: Music City Center, 201 5th Ave. S, Nashville, TN 37203
Adults 13 and older: $12
Children 12 and under: FREE (when accompanied by a paid adult)
*Tickets go on sale starting Nov. 1.
*Save $2 on advance tickets when purchased online before Jan. 11. Active military members receive free entry when show active military ID.
For more information, a schedule of events and to purchase tickets, visit Stay up-to-date on show happenings by following us on Facebook (Nashville Boat Show), Instagram (@nashboatshow) and Twitter (@NashBoatShow).
About Progressive® Insurance Nashville Boat Show
The Progressive Insurance Nashville Boat Show is produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the world’s largest producer of boat and sportshows and the leading association representing the recreational boating industry. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers throughout the U.S. and Canada. The association is dedicated to industry growth through programs in public policy advocacy, market statistics and research, product quality assurance and promotion of the boating lifestyle. For more information, visit www.nmma.orgTo learn more about Progressive Boat Insurance, which insures more than one million watercraft, please visit or contact Julie Kolencik at, (440) 395-2019.

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