Drop anchor! Georgia’s longest-running (and biggest-ever) boating event is returning to the Georgia World Conference Center in January. The 2024 Discover Boating® Atlanta Boat Show®, in partnership with Progressive® Insurance, takes place January 11-14.
As your one-stop shop for boats, accessories, and on-the-water adventures, the Discover Boating Atlanta Boat Show will feature hundreds of boats and marine products.
Additionally, there will be various boating activities and educational opportunities for all ages and boating experience levels, whether you’re a seasoned captain or newcomer.
Here are the top reasons you don’t want to miss the boat to this year’s show!
What to Expect at the Discover Boating Atlanta Boat Show
1. Browse and Buy a Boat
Boat shows are the best place for new boaters to purchase a boat!
A wide variety of boat brands and models are under one roof, so attending a show makes comparing your options easy.
In addition, boat shows provide ample opportunities to network with fellow boaters and boat companies. The connections you form at boat shows can help you with financing, insurance, and other boating needs.
2. Enjoy $5 Boats and Brews After 5 pm on Thursday
In celebration of opening day, there will be $5 admission on Thursday, January 11, after 5 pm. The $5 after 5 pm ticket promotion is available online and onsite on Thursday only.
And if you’re thirsty? Join us for Happy Hour to kick off the weekend with your crew. Stop by after 5 pm and enjoy $5 admission and drink specials.
3. Relax in the Lake Life Lounge
Make your way to the Lake Life Lounge to immerse yourself in the ultimate boating vibes! Relax in the Lake Life Lounge with your crew, enjoy live music, and grab a bite to eat and drink. Stay tuned to learn more about exciting programming at the Lake Life Lounge!
4. Visit the Let’s Go Fishing Center for Live Fishing Demos & Seminars
Looking to hone your fishing skills? If so, you’ve got to stop by the Bass Tub during the Discover Boating Atlanta Boat Show.
Watch pro anglers demonstrate fishing and casting skills at this 5,000-gallon aquarium. Get ready for a first-hand look at how fish react to various baits, lures, and techniques.
5. Explore Fred’s Shed How-To Center (Presented by Progressive® Insurance)
Have an engine problem that you can’t seem to fix? Or maybe your gear shift is acting up? Stop by Fred’s Shed How-To Center, and the tech experts will happily provide you with a free personalized consultation. From first-time boaters to experienced captains, there will be plenty of tips, tricks, and DIY advice to go around.
6. Learn to Sail – From the Experts!
Are you looking to level up your sailing skills? Because the show will feature sailing seminars for sailors of all skill levels! Whether you’re learning the ropes or have years of sailing experience, the experts are here to help everyone along their sailing journey.
7. Hang Out in the Kids’ Zone
The Discover Boating Atlanta Boat Show is kid-friendly! Once they’ve gotten their boating fix, bring your little ones by the Kids’ Zone for some old-fashioned, kid-inspired fun. We promise there will be something for every age group.
Ready to get your 2024 Discover Boating Atlanta Boat Show tickets? If so, you can purchase them online. You can also buy them at the door with a credit card.