Attendees check out the more than 400 boats on display at the Progressive Mid-America Boat Show and Fish Now Expo at the IX Center in Cleveland on Thursday, January 18, 2018. The four day show will draw thousands of people to see the latest in boating and fishing equipment. David Petkiewicz,

The Progressive Cleveland Boat Show starts Thursday, the biggest in a decade.

More than 450 boats will fill the I-X Center, which also offers a host of other activities. You can try scuba diving, get some fishing tips and groove to Put-in-Bay musicians. You can grab a beer and sip lobster bisque while admiring vintage wooden boats. You can even entertain your kids.

The annual event, which runs Jan. 16-20, is the biggest in more than a decade and the first to feature a Fishing Expo, presented by Fisherman Central. About 50,000 people are expected to attend, checking out more than 400 of the newest, coolest boats for sale. Tickets are $15 and free for kids 12 and under.

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