Summer comes early for outdoors enthusiasts at the Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow


It might be cold outside, but summer reigns inside at the Discover Boating® Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow, in partnership with Progressive® Insurance. The region’s favorite midwinter tradition returns January 25-29, 2023, transforming the Kentucky Exposition Center into an outdoor oasis. Outdoors enthusiasts can browse, board, order, and purchase from among the newest-model boat, RV, and on-water and outdoor sporting accessories, while they enjoy family-friendly activities and jumpstart next summer’s outdoor adventures. 

 WHAT: The Discover Boating Louisville Boat, RV and Sportshow

WHEN: January 25-29, 2023, Show Hours

Wednesday, January 25 from 5:00pm-9:00pm; Thursday, January 26 from 12:00pm-9:00pm; Friday, January 27 from 12:00pm-9:00pm; Saturday, January 28 from 10:00am-9:00pm; Sunday, January 29 from 10:00am-5:00pm

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

937 Phillips Ln, Louisville KY 40209


Contact Jordan Shellhaas at (502) 930-4888 or Laura Ross at (502) 599-4922 for media credentials and to schedule interviews. All media MUST be escorted on premises even if a credential has been issued.


The Wake Zone / Wakeboarding Pros

Don’t miss the action!Enjoy live music and check out new gear and water toys. Plus, meet pros Chad Sharpe and Massi Piffaretti, and receive insider tips to level up your skills. 

  • Thursday, January 26 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Friday, January 27 5:00pm-8:00pm
  • Saturday, January 28 11:00am-1:00pm / 2:00pm-4:00pm / 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Sunday, January 29 11:00am-3:00pm

Test your paddle boarding skills

Try your skills all weekend with stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking and other paddle sports at our demo pool. We’ll provide all the gear and instruction your crew needs to take a demo ride – no experience needed.

Four Roses Bourbon Lounge

It’s not a Kentucky event without bourbon. Visit the Four Roses Bourbon Lounge and enjoy a tasting of Four Roses Award-Winning Family of Bourbons, or a Four Roses Bourbon signature cocktail.

Explore Fred’s Shed How-To Center (Presented by Progressive® Insurance)

If you have a boat, engine, or RV problem that you can’t seem to fix, stop by Fred’s Shed How-To Center. Our tech experts will provide the best tips, tricks, and DIY advice for a safe and fun outdoor experience.

Family Fun Adventures!

Stop by the Kids’ Cove Fun Zone (FREE for kids ages 5-12) for family friendly games and activities, including the Kids’ Trout Pond where you can introduce kids to the sport of fishing with a catch-and-release pond. Keep your cameras ready for when your little angler reels in the “big one.”

And, so much more! Visit for daily event and experience schedules.


  • Tickets available at
  • Adults (ages 13 and older) - $14
  • Children (ages 12 and under) – FREE when accompanied by a paid adult
  • Active Military/Veteran and Active/Retired first responders and USCG & USCGA members – FREE on Thursday, January 26. Simply present your military/first responder / health care / USCG & USCGA valid ID card along with photo ID at the Show Officeto receive your complimentary ticket.

To learn more about the show, view the show schedule, and purchase tickets, visit Follow the show onFacebook and Instagram to stay up-to-date with show news and events. Share show posts by tagging #LouBoatRVShow #DiscoverBoating