Atlantic City Boat Show opens today

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The Atlantic City Boat Show opens today and runs through Sunday at the Atlantic City Convention Center in New Jersey. The show will feature more than 500 boats, along with accessories and activities.

Super Thursday returns with $5 off admission after 5 p.m., discounted parking, food and drink specials, and giveaways, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association, which owns and operates the show.

Go Fishing Friday is a new tournament that allows attendees to compete against each other at a virtual reality fishing simulator.

A social media scavenger hunt, called #ACBoatShow Scavenger Hunt, will include giveaways ranging from fishing rods to boating gear and accessories hidden throughout the show. Hints will be posted on Instagram at @acboatshow each day.

Career Day will take place on Thursday. New Jersey and Philadelphia high school, college and trade-school students will participate in keynote and Q&A sessions with a mix of leaders, from the factory floor to the executive suite.

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