Mar 22, 2018

Enjoying BoatsThe Moncton Boat Show motors back into the Moncton Coliseum tomorrow, March 23rd and runs until the 25th! The show returns the same weekend as the New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show and the Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum, offering visitors three popular events under one roof – and all the excitement needed to start planning for the warmer months ahead.

At the show, visitors will find fishing boats, cruisers, runabouts, inflatables, personal watercraft and much more from 13 of the region’s leading dealers:

Passes will be available at the door for $10 per adult, $8 per junior (10-16), $25 per family of four, and $15 for a full weekend. Attendees are encouraged to keep an eye out for exclusive specials and dealer features and fill out a Door Prize ballot to win TWO tickets to the Cavendish Beach Music Festival (a value of $430.00).

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CrowdsFeatures for the whole family will include the Discover Boating Centre, a place to find out about boats and boating. Visitors will be able to talk with friendly experts and learn everything needed to get started in the recreational boating world. Plus, lots more to see at the neighboring New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show and Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum. The three events come together to bring one big weekend of fun for boaters and outdoor adventure seekers alike!

Boats On DisplayThe Moncton Boat Show is produced by Master Promotions Ltd. For complete details, visit the show’s website at www.monctonboatshow.ca  and connect with the show on Facebook and Twitter.

 

SHOW INFORMATION

HOURS:

Friday, March 23 from 12:00 noon to 9:00 pm
Saturday, March 24 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, March 25 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

LOCATION:
Moncton Coliseum Complex
377 Killam Drive
Moncton, NB
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