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|Boatloads of Fun on Lake Michigan at 3rd annual Progressive Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show, June 5-8, 2014|
|Say goodbye to “Chiberia” and kick off summer fun at annual boat show, providing Chicagoans a nautical retreat complete with sales on hundreds of boats and accessories, boating lessons and entertainment for all ages|
Chicago, IL – April 28, 2014 – The 2014 Progressive® Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show® docks at 31st Street Harbor June 5-8, transforming Chicago’s newest marina into a one-stop marketplace for boating enthusiasts and providing visitors the unique chance to shop and compare more than 125 new boats, get their feet wet in the boating lifestyle and celebrate the start of summer.
Those who aren’t in the market for a boat can participate in a variety of free activities including paddlesports, Hobie kayak spin classes, banana boat rides, DIY boat repair and maintenance seminars and boating lessons (for a nominal fee). Visitors can also shop dozens of booths selling the latest in nautical gear and accessories and enjoy the sounds of summer on the Party Deck with live music from DeHurricane, recent winner of the Chicago Music Award for best reggae entertainer.
2014 Progressive Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show highlights:
Parking: Bike, Boat, or Drive to the boat show!
This year’s show offers complimentary transient boat slips for up to four hours, free secure bike parking and a new and improved parking and shuttle system. Visit the website for details.
When: NEW! Extended Hours Thursday through Sunday, June 5- 8, 2014
Thursday, June 5: 11 – 7 p.m.
Friday, June 6: 11 – 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 7: 10 – 7 p.m.
Sunday, June 8: 10 – 5 p.m.
Where: 31st Street Harbor
3155 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60616
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—$14 and includes shuttle to and from the show site!
Discounted parking pass available for purchase online only—just $12.
$10 – Adults (16 years & older)
FREE – Children (15 years & under)