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Dates Announced For 44th Annual Newport International Boat Show

Published: Monday, September 1, 2014


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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 Dates & Hours:

Thursday, Friday & Saturday, September 11, 12, and 13th: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Sunday, September 14th: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Admission Prices:

  • Thursday, September 11th, VIP Day:  Tickets 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.

  • Friday, Saturday or Sunday, September 12, 13 or 14th: Tickets are $15* through Thursday, September 11th and $18* September 12th through the14th.

  • Two-day discounted ticket packages are also available.

  • Children under 12 are admitted free all days when accompanied by an adult.

  • 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).


*Ticket prices are subject to additional processing fees

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

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