About the Chicago In-Water Boat Show

Start summer with a splash at the Progressive® Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show® —Chicago's ONLY in-water boat show. Set on Chicago's magnificent lake front, the four-day event showcases boats for every lifestyle, activity and budget, as well as 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

Save $2 on parking. Discounted parking pass available online only—just $12.
Click here to reserve your discounted parking space.

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.