2013 Calendar of Events
14: PRINCE WILLIAM MARINA BOAT LIGHTING CONTEST
Walk the docks and enjoy a wonderful nautical Christmas party before the holidays get into full swing! Call 703/494-7161 for more information.
2014 Calendar of Events
24–26: 9TH ANNUAL FREDERICKSBURG BOAT & WATER LIFESTYLE EXPO Get a great deal on your next water toy! With a variety of different dealers all under one roof, you can shop around for the best deal—all in one building! Climb aboard the different Fishing Boats, Pontoons, Cruisers, Speed Boats, and much more. Whether you’re looking for a yacht or a jetski, you’ll find it at the Boat Show. Visit fredericksburgboatshow.weebly.com for more information.
14-16: 26TH ANNUAL RICHMOND BOAT SHOW For years the Richmond Boat Show has been recognized as one of the best boat shows in Central Virginia. Covering nearly 110,000 square feet in four buildings, it attracts dealers from throughout Virginia. Boats on display from 18 dealers include runabouts, saltwater fishing boats, ski boats, pontoon boats, deck boats, jet boats, PWCs, motor yachts and bass boats. Additional exhibits include boat lifts, floating docks, marine electronics, water sports and safety equipment. Experts will be on hand to give information and answer questions about marinas, financing, insurance, boat maintenance and repair and boating safety.Visit www.gsevents.com for more information.
7-9: 19TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CAPITAL BOAT SHOW Find everything you need to hit the water this season at one of the largest boat shows in the region. Shop hundreds of new boats from dealers throughout Virginia and Maryland, including runabouts, saltwater fishing boats, ski boats, pontoons, deck boats, jet boats, jon boats, and PWCs. Visit www.gsevents.com for more information.
20-April 13: NATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL Take your boat up
to D.C. and see the 2014 Festival which opens with a star-studded show
featuring local and national entertainment to welcome springtime to
Washington, DC during the 102th Anniversary of the Gift of Trees. Visit www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org for more information.
5: POTOMAC WATERSHED CLEANUP DAY The largest regional event of its kind, the Cleanup provides a transforming experience that engages citizens and community leaders. Visit fergusonfoundation.org/trash-free-potomac-watershed-initiative/potomac-river-watershed-cleanup/ or call 703/494-7161 for more information.
12: NATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL PARADE Take your boat up to D.C. and enjoy this long-standing Washington tradition featuring lavish floats, giant helium balloons, marching bands, and other family entertainment. Visit www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org for more information.
26: 2014 SPRINGFEST FAIRFAX Held at the Lorton Workhouse Arts Center and Occoquan Regional Park—artisan demonstrations, games, puppet show, wildlife shows, art center tours, climbing wall, petting zoo, pony rides, farmers market, and much, much more! Call 703/494-7161 or visit www.springfestfairfax.org for more information.
14: NATIONAL MARINA DAY Join us as we all rendezvous at Tim's Lake Anna for food and fun. Boats on display and demo rides too! Visit timslakeanna.com for
16-19: ANNAPOLIS BOAT SHOW Visit us at the nation’s oldest and largest in-water powerboat exhibition. Located in Annapolis, Maryland, the show features everything from luxurious motor yachts and trawlers to high-performance boats and offshore fishing machines. There are family cruisers, center consoles, inflatables and the world’s largest power catamaran section. Attendees will also find a wide selection of marine equipment, high-tech electronics, accessories, gear and related services such as boating lessons, rentals, insurance firms and lending institutions. Visit www.usboat.com for more information.