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Splash Into Summer At The 2018 Progressive® Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show®

Published: Monday, November 27, 2017

The perfect oasis for escaping frigid winter temperatures this January, the Progressive® Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show® returns to McCormick Place, 2301 South Lake Shore Drive, January 10–14, 2018.

This mega show features over 600 power and sailboats and 125 RVs on display for attendees to view, board, and shop, plus the latest in outdoor and marine accessories and technology, and plenty of hands-on interactive and educational activities. Powerboats, RVs, and sailboats will be showcased in three distinct areas to make it easy for attendees to navigate the show and find what they are looking for.

This year’s five-day show also has an incredible lineup of family-friendly features from boating, sailing, and RVing education to hands-on activities that make a day at the show boatloads of fun for everyone! The premier lineup of seminars covers all aspects of sailing, boating, and the RV lifestyle, including an extensive seminar schedule featuring some of the most recognized names in sailing such as John Kretschmer, Nigel Calder, and Kimo Worthington. Kids 12 and under get free entry making this the perfect destination for a day full of family fun.

Plan ahead by checking out for the full listing of seminars, activities and on-site happenings to map out your perfect day at the show.




Wednesday-Sunday, January 10-14, 2018
Wednesday, January 10: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday, January 11 & Friday, January 12: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday, January 13: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday, January 14: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

McCormick Place—South Building 
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive 
Chicago, Illinois 60616 


tags: Boat Show, Lake Michigan

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