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The New England Boat Show at BCEC to Impact Local Traffic February 15 – February 19, 2023; Local Parking Limited

The New England Boat Show will be taking place Wednesday, February 15 through Sunday, February 19, 2023, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC). This is a large regional event (30,000 attendees expected) and many attendees are expected to drive.

Traffic in the area is expected to be heaviest between 12pm to 8pm Wednesday – Friday and 10am to 8pm Saturday/Sunday.

Attendees, as well as local employees working in and around the South Boston Waterfront, are urged to make alternative plans for their commute that day. Use of public transit is strongly encouraged. If you must drive, please allow additional time for your commute.

Parking in the South Lot of the BCEC is expected to fill quickly for this event. Additional parking will be offered at off-site lots in the South Boston Waterfront area. Signs will direct attendees to off-site parking. Police details will be in place to help direct traffic and pedestrians.