January 12-20, 2013
January 11 Special Preview Night!
(Toronto, ON)—The 55th Annual Toronto International Boat Show, Canada’s largest, most popular marine marketplace, drops anchor January 12-20, 2013, at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place.
A mid-winter rendezvous tradition for the boating community, it’s your
best opportunity to discover the boat of your dreams, and there’s no
better time to buy! Here, you’ll find boats for every lifestyle and
budget – whether you’re a fishing, cruising, sailing, paddling, or
watersports enthusiast – as well as all of the latest marine products
Put Some Summer in Your Winter at the Toronto
International Boat Show, and you and your family will enjoy a fun-filled
day of on-water boating activities, boat rides, wakeboarding and
boat-handling demonstrations on the world’s largest indoor lake for
boaters, more than 140 special guest seminars, and countless other
aquatic attractions. All activities are FREE with admission!
When: January 12-20, 2013
Monday to Wednesday, 11am-8pm; Thursday & Friday, 11am-9pm (NEW extended hours!)
Saturdays, 10am-7pm; Sundays, 10am-6pm
SPECIAL PREVIEW NIGHT – Friday, January 11, 4-9pm
Where: Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd. Toronto, ON
Special Preview Night, Friday, January 11: Preview the entire show
without the crowds and be the first to access the best deals of the
season – all while supporting children’s charities! Embrace the VIP
experience, and enjoy live entertainment, delicious food and beverages,
and the opportunity to bid on more than 100 silent and live auction
items. Since 2000, Special Preview Night has raised more than $585,000
for initiatives that are close to the hearts of the boating community. NEW 2-tier ticket structure: Tickets on sale November 1 at TorontoBoatShow.com or by calling (905) 951-0009.
THE LAKE: In January, there’s only one lake in Canada that can
provide indoor thrills without the outside chills. Celebrating fun on
the water, the world’s largest indoor lake for boaters takes over six
days to create with more than one million gallons of Lake Ontario water
pumped into the Ricoh Coliseum! Check out The Lake webcam at TorontoBoatShow.com in early January!
Duma: The wakeboarding, boat-driving pooch returns with another awe-inspiring, entertainment-packed show for the entire family.
Wakeboard/Wakeskate Exhibition & Demonstrations: Wakeboarders
and skaters crank up the volume for a spectacular show of grinds,
tricks and flips. It’s an awesome display of acrobatics as pro riders
hit the rails and test their skills.
Discover Watersports & Go Wakeboarding: Guided by expert
instructors, show-goers receive hands-on wakeboarding instruction “on
shore,” then take to The Lake to try out their new skills behind the
Sesitec System 2.0.
FREE Boat Rides: From kayaking to canoeing, paddleboats,
inflatables, and hydro-bikes, The Lake welcomes all types of boaters at
all levels of mastery!
FREE Seminars: More than 140 entertaining and informative seminars with an exceptional variety of guest speakers. NEW: Pre-register at TorontoBoatShow.com for a FREE one-day offshore cruising seminar with John Neal and Amanda Swan-Neal!
Henry’s Fish House of Georgian Bay: A favourite destination for
thousands of boating enthusiasts looking for a taste of summer, Henry’s
returns to the Toronto Boat Show in 2013! With its licensed bar, vibrant
atmosphere, plenty of seating and great food, Henry's is the ideal
rendezvous point at the boat show.
Canadian Yachting’s Island Village in SailFest: Enjoy the authentic
sounds and flavours of the Caribbean, while seeing the sailboats and
plotting your next adventure with island representatives and charter
boat companies. It’s a great spot to connect with family and friends on
the dock or under a palm tree!
Kids Boating & Fishing Zones: Kids can learn to catch live trout
with Fish TV’s Leo and Ron, or enjoy FREE paddle boating on the
mini-lake custom-designed for pint-sized captains.
Great Canadian Fish Tank: The 40-ft long aquarium provides a
fish-eye view of native Ontario marine life, and is the perfect teaching
tool for experts demonstrating how to catch “the big one.”
“Boat Finder” Online Virtual Showroom: See what boats will be on display at the 2013 Toronto Boat Show and pre-shop the show at TorontoBoatShow.com!
Discover Boating Centre: Experienced and novice boaters can learn
from unbiased experts. Find the boat that’s right for your lifestyle
and budget, receive information on courses and boating destinations, and
Many Opportunities to WIN Big! The “Buy a Boat & Win $10,000”
contest is back, plus numerous other chances to win boats and other
great prices at the show! At TorontoBoatShow.com you can also enter to
win boat show tickets, great prize packages, and a new “Girls Weekend”
$18 – General Admission (17 – 64 yrs.)
$15 – Seniors (65 yrs. & better)
$20 – Unlimited weekday evening pass (4pm – close)
$25 – Two-day Adult pass (17 – 64 yrs.)
$19 – Two-day Senior pass (65 yrs. & better)
FREE – KIDS 16 years & under when accompanied by an adult
* Buy online at www.TorontoBoatShow.com and save $3/ticket until midnight January 11, 2013.
Phone: (905) 951-0009
Website: Plan your visit at TorontoBoatShow.com