Progressive® Insurance Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow Returns to Kentucky Exposition Center January 22-26, 2020


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (October 17, 2019) – The Progressive® Insurance Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow returns January 22-26, 2020, transforming the Kentucky Exposition Center into a one-stop marketplace for outdoors enthusiasts. Attendees can browse, board and buy hundreds of the newest-model boats, RVs and accessories, enjoy activities for the whole family, and get a jumpstart on outside fun.


January 22–26, 2020

Wednesday, January 22 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday, January 23 from noon to 9 p.m.
Friday, January 24 from noon to 9 p.m.
Saturday, January 25 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, January 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WHERE: Kentucky Exposition Center, South Wings A, B & C

937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY 40209

Tickets will be available at in November and sold at the box
office during the show.
  • Adults – $12 (ages 13 and older)
  • Seniors – $10 (ages 60 and older, box office only)
  • Children – FREE (12 and under)
  •  Active military – FREE with military ID
Special discounts available:
  • Cyber Monday – Buy One Ticket, Get One FREE (online only, available beginning December 2, 2019, expires December 6, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.)
  • Super Thursday – $5 After 5 p.m.
    (online only, available Thursday, January 23)
  • New for 2020 - Rods Go Free! –Since it’s hard to go fishing without a “Rod,” anyone named Rod, or variations of, will receive free admission with a valid form of identification. Winning “Rods” are encouraged to use the hashtag #RodsFishFree to celebrate on social media.
MORE: The 2020 Progressive Insurance Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow will feature a number of new attractions and returning favorites!
New for 2020, the Hawg Trough, an interactive 5,000-gallon aquarium, will provide a unique, underwater view of how fish react to different techniques, bait and lures. Top anglers from around the area will demonstrate their fishing and casting skills in the tank during daily, free seminars.  
The kids’ area is returning bigger and better, with a number of family-friendly activities in one place. Yogi Bear™ will be at the show for meet-and-greets and autographs in the Bear Cave Fun Zone, hosted by Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp Resort Mammoth Cave. Kids can also enjoy free catch-and-release fishing in the Trout Pond, get crafty at the Create-a-Crankbait station and more.
Attendees can test their boating abilities with the Boating Skills Virtual Trainer from America’s Boating Club.
Super Thursday festivities will take place on Thursday, January 23, including one-day-only special offers and meet-and-greets with superheroes. Kids are encouraged to dress as their favorite characters – those in costume will get a free, handmade, ice cream sandwich from Ehrler's Ice Cream!
The Poker Run will take over the show floor on Friday night, for those 21 and older. As the winners are crowned, Nick’s Boat Dock will keep the party going at their booth. Don’t miss the chance to mingle with professional wakeboarders during this time.
Four Roses Master Distiller Brent Elliott will be on-site throughout the week, leading tastings and seminars with their award-winning Bourbons.
To learn more about the show, view the show schedule, and purchase tickets, visit Follow the show on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to stay up-to-date with show news and events. Share show posts by tagging #LouBoatRVShow and @LouBoatRVShow.
About the Progressive® Insurance Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow
The Progressive Insurance Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow is produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the world’s largest producer of boat and sportshows and the leading association representing the recreational boating industry. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers throughout the U.S. and Canada. The association is dedicated to industry growth through programs in public policy advocacy, market statistics and research, product quality assurance and promotion of the boating lifestyle. For more, visit
To learn more about Progressive Insurance, visit or contact Julie Kolencik at, (440) 395-2019.