Lake Life Lounge Raises the Bar at Discover Boating Atlanta Boat Show, in Partnership with Progressive Insurance


WHAT: Bring all your boating vibes to the 2024 Discover Boating Atlanta Boat Show, in partnership with Progressive Insurance®, and enjoy the expanded Lake Life Lounge, a new show hub featuring live music, mixologist competitions, culinary events, a special ‘Ode to ATL’ art exhibit by renowned artist Adrian Franks and more. 


  • Thursday, Jan. 11: Opening Night Party! 5:30-8 p.m. Boat Appetit! Hosted by Eating With Erica and featuring a Tasting Station with Chef Joey Ward. VIP tickets include Show access and 2 complimentary drinks with all proceeds benefiting No Kid Hungry. Purchase now at
  • Friday, Jan. 12: Atlanta Artist Adrian Franks (AD) “LIVE FREE” Ode to ATL Showcase - Join us from 5:30-7:30 p.m. as Atlanta artist Adrian Franks, also known as AD, will transform the Discover Boating Lake Life Lounge into a pop-up art gallery. This special boat show installation will feature AD’s collection of canvas paintings showcasing some of the city's most renowned sports, political and entertainment icons in nautical flag abstract art. AD will also be on hand to greet guests and talk about his art and vision.
  • Friday-Saturday, Jan. 12-13: Come enjoy a taste of summer with a boating-inspired Mix-Off Competition and culinary inspiration. Three local mixologist talents will craft special cocktail/mocktail recipes to vie for a top spot in Sunday’s 2 p.m. mixologist showcase. Mix-off sessions will run at 1, 3 and 5 p.m. on Saturday and are open to all show guests. The weekend will also feature a 360-photo booth, cooking demos from local Atlanta chefs and special DJ sets from Thrice Groove, plus the NEW Surfing Simulator where show-goers can experience the fun of “catching a wave” while putting their surfing skills to the test.
  • Sunday, Jan. 14: Mix it up at Sunday’s Mix-Off Competition finals at 2 p.m. Judged on taste, presentation and harmony, the final recipes will be judged by local celebrity judges and hosted by J Carter, founder of ONE Musicfest.

WHERE: Discover Boating Atlanta Boat Show, in partnership with Progressive Insurance

Georgia World Congress Center, Hall C 
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313 
Tickets: On sale now $15 for adults via online purchase; children 12 and under FREE.
Info: Visit; Facebook and Instagram @AtlantaBoatShow #AtlantaBoatShow @DiscoverBoating