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2024 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

October 30, 2024 - November 3, 2024

Bahia Mar Yachting Center

801 Seabreeze Blvd
Fort Lauderdale FL 33316

Join us at FLIBS!

The 2024 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show kicks off October 30 – November 3, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the “Yachting Capital of the World.” The 65th annual boat show will span over seven locations showcasing a vast array of the industry’s latest boats and yachts of all sizes, worldwide debuts, plus a medley of marine products and accessories to enhance the nautical lifestyle. From yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts, this show has something for everyone!

One ticket gives you access to seven locations: Bahia Mar Yachting Center, Las Olas Marina, Hall of Fame Marina, SuperYacht Village at Pier 66 South, Pier 66 Marina, Broward County Convention Center, and Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina. To learn more, visit the boat show website.


Yachts & Boats For Sale at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

Galati Yacht Sales will have a full line up of pre-owned yachts available, plus we will be available in our manufacturers’ displays at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show – Viking Yachts, Valhalla Boatworks, Prestige Yachts, Princess, and Cruisers Yachts. If you plan to visit one of these displays, please remember to ask for a Galati yacht sales specialist upon entry.


Set An Appointment With Team Galati

Set up an appointment below and we’ll set you up with one of our knowledgeable yacht brokers for the ultimate VIP experience. When it comes to finding the boat of your dreams you can count on us. We hope to see you there! Read our Fort Lauderdale visitors guide for location details, restaurants near the show, nearby hotels, and more.

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With a 50-year legacy, Galati is synonymous with excellence and integrity. As a family-owned business for three generations, we proudly sell over 650 boats annually. Recognized twice as the top dealer of the year, our philosophy of prioritizing the customer is ingrained in every team member. Our ultimate goal is to provide an unparalleled boating experience, whether buying or selling, for a secure, comfortable, and exhilarating time on the water with loved ones.


 

FLIBS - Frequently Asked Questions

What are the dates of the 2024 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show?

The dates of the 2024 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show are October 30th through November 3rd.

Where is the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show located?

The FLIBS event is hosted at seven different locations, with Galati Yacht Sales and our manufacturers choosing the prestigious Bahia Mar Yachting Center as our exhibition venue. FLIBS takes place at:

Bahia Mar Yachting Center
801 Seabreeze Blvd. Ft Lauderdale 33316

Las Olas Marina
240 E. Las Olas Circle Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Hall of Fame Marina
435 Seabreeze Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale 33316

SuperYacht Village at Pier 66 South
2150 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Pier 66 Marina
2301 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Broward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina
1881 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Is there transportation at FLIBS

The Broward Convention Center serves as the transportation hub with plenty of parking. The Convention Center will have a shuttle and water taxis to and from all seven locations. There are also water taxis and shuttles from the Superyacht Village at Pier 66.  See all the parking options for FLIBS. You can also catch a shuttle or water taxi from other locations near the boat show.

Besides boats, what else is there at FLIBS?

The Fort Lauderdale Boat Show will feature all things aquatic from sunglasses to the latest marine technology. There will also be interactive and educational seminars for all ages. Plus, the AquaZone, presented by Nautical Ventures, now bigger and better than ever, at the Broward County Convention Center. This exhilarating attraction offers boat showgoers an up-close and personal encounter with a range of thrilling water sports and groundbreaking marine products.

Of course, there will be food…whether you are craving gyros or calamari, you can find culinary options for any taste and budget.  If you want to amp up your visit, you may want to consider the Windward VIP Experience. The Windward VIP offers early access to the show, complimentary shuttle and water taxi, and premium open bar and gourmet food and access to the Windward VIP Club located at Bahia Mar.

Which boat show is bigger Miami or Fort Lauderdale?

Between the Miami Show and Fort Lauderdale show, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show has earned its reputation as the world’s largest and most impressive in-water boat show.

How much money does the Fort Lauderdale boat show bring in?

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) generates a staggering $1.79 billion in economic impact.

What do people wear to the Fort Lauderdale boat show?

When attending the show, it is important to dress comfortably and appropriately, taking into consideration the weather conditions. Many attendees prefer to dress in a casual and comfortable manner, such as wearing shorts and a tee or opting for casual dresses for women. Another popular choice is linen clothing, known for its lightweight properties.

It is essential to wear comfortable shoes as you will be walking several miles throughout the event. Additionally, if you plan on exploring any boat models, many dealers will require you to remove your shoes before boarding. Opt for slip-on shoes that are easy to put on and take off for added convenience. Don’t forget to pack light and bring a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen to protect yourself during your day out on the docks.

How many people come to the Fort Lauderdale boat show?

FLIBS attracts a staggering number of boating enthusiasts with over 100,000 attendees flocking to the event.

What is the biggest boat show in Florida?

Positioned in the heart of the Yachting Capital of the World, it is only befitting that FLIBS has gained a reputation for being Florida’s biggest in-water boat show.

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