About the Chicago In-Water Show

The Progressive® Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show® is Chicago's only in-water boat show. The four-day event, set on Chicago's magnificent lake front, showcases boats for every lifestyle, activity and budget, as well as the latest in marine gear, accessories and services. A wide variety of special features and family-friendly attractions offer something for everyone—from beginning boaters to seasoned sailors. 


Convenient parking and COMPLIMENTARY shuttle.

Convenient parking is available in Lot B of nearby McCormick Place. This is located directly south of the McCormick Place South Building and immediately west of Lake Shore Drive—Just $12 and includes shuttle to and from the show site!

PLEASE NOTE: No parking available at the marina—ALL PARKING is offsite.


Important Rules

Due to health and safety regulations, no pets, except service dogs, are permitted at the boat show. This includes small animals that can fit in a carry bag. Baby strollers are prohibited on the docks. Please plan accordingly. Thank you.