The Progressive Insurance sponsored Baltimore Boat Show is coming to town later this week.
According to the website,
"Visitor Show Information
January 23 – 26, 2014
Baltimore Convention Center
1 W Pratt Street (S. Howard Street Side),One block away from the Inner Harbor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Friday, January 24, 2014
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Adult: $12.00 each
15 and younger: FREE with a paid adult admission"
The show is primarily focused on power boats, trawlers, small craft, etc, but they have had some sailboats in the past.
The show features seminar's on boating, safety, maintenance, etc, as well as a plethora of vendors and exhibitors.
This year also features some celebrity appearances such as the following.
"New! Meet R.J. and Jay Paul Molinere, stars of History Channel's Swamp People
R.J. Molinere, Jr. and his son Jay Paul hunt alligator together as family and best friends, and have done so all of their lives. They are active members of the Houma Nation, a Louisiana state-recognized tribe of approximately 17,000 citizens residing within an area encompassing 4,570 square miles along the southeastern coast of Louisiana. R.J. is also a championship arm wrestler and Jay Paul is a Golden Gloves boxing champion.
Located in Space 726
Thursday - from 5pm until 7pm
Friday - from 1pm to 3pm AND 5pm to 7pm
Saturday - from 11am to 1pm AND 2pm to 4pm"
There will also be fun activities for kids, fishing activities, a crab picking contest, and boat simulators for the entire family to enjoy.
The convention center is located in downtown Baltimore, just blocks from the tourist friendly Inner Harbor, which features shops, restaurants, an aquarium, and the Maryland Science Center.