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Halifax Boat Show Welcomes Boaters Next Week

Published By: Jonathan Lee

Next week, the Halifax International Boat Show returns to Halifax Exhibition Centre, featuring many of the top boats brands and equipment available across Eastern Canada. The show takes place from February 9 to 12, and will feature hundreds of exhibitors with boats of every shape and size on display.
 
“It may be winter, but boating season is closer than you think,” said Scott Sprague, Show Manager. “Visitors attending the show will be able to satisfy their boating daydreams with a chance to see, touch and climb onboard a variety of boats for every taste and budget.”
 
The 2017 edition of Halifax International Boat Show will include boats ranging in size from six to over 35 feet in length. Show visitors will see runabouts, cruisers, motor yachts, sailboats, dinghies, pontoon boats, bass boats, inflatables, RIBS and personal watercraft. The show also offers exhibits of marine equipment, marine engines, diesel, gas, outboard and inboard, of marine electronics and accessories, of docks and dock builders.
 
Show Highlights
• A free screening of the film Vanishing Sail: The Story of a Caribbean Tradition on Thursday, February 9 at 6:00 pm (click here to register for free).

• A Poker Run event. Show visitors can pick up their score sheet and envelope at the Discover Boating booth and visit participating exhibitors to collect playing cards and build their best hand.

• Hands-on workshops with Discover Boating and Paddle Canada.

• Fun for the kids with Raina the Mermaid and Captain Jack and other Scallywags with the Pirates of Halifax.

• A Nautical Mall in the Prospect Room – shop for nautical décor and hardware. Enjoy free demonstrations and workshops plus a variety of other show promotions.

• Enter at the show to win a $700 weekend at Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Marina.

• Enter the Facebook photo contest!

Additional information can be found on the show’s all-new website at www.halifaxboatshow.com for complete details on all the exciting features.
 
Show Essentials
Hours:
Thursday, February 9 from 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm
Friday, February 10 from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday, February 11 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Sunday, February 12 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
 
Location:
Halifax Exhibition Centre
200 Prospect Road
Halifax, NS
 
Admission:
Adult Pass - $12
Junior Pass (10-16) - $8
Family Pass (2 adults and 2 juniors) - $30
(children under 10 are free)
Full Event Pass - $20

The Halifax International Boat Show is owned by the Atlantic Marine Trades Association and produced by Master Promotions Ltd.

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