VIDEO: Los Angeles Boat Show opens Thursday

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Featuring more than 250 new boats, the 62nd edition of the Los Angeles Boat Show will open Thursday and continue through Sunday at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.

The 2018 show will feature performance boats, ski boats, deck boats, personal watercraft, pontoon boats, sportfishing models, runabouts, cruisers, dinghies, kayaks, standup paddleboards and accessories.

Organizers said that among the show’s highlights is standup paddleboard sampling in an indoor pool. At the High-Performance Hall in building No. 5, visitors will see the newest designs, the latest technology, custom graphics and horsepower and propulsion packages.

There will be boating-inspired workshops and activities for children. Here is a video about the show:

Admission starts at $15 for visitors 13 and older; children ages 12 and younger will be admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Parking is $12. Active and retired military service members get a $5 discount with a valid ID.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the show’s website or at the box office. Show hours are noon to 8 p.m. on Thursday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.


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