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2024 Boat Shows to Attend: Dates & Locations

2024 Boat Shows to Attend: Dates & Locations
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2024 is almost here, and that means fresh opportunities are on the horizon! If you’re in the market for a new sportfish yacht, center console boat, or even a late-model/pre-owned yacht, then attending a boat show is an absolute must. These exhibitions are the perfect way to get a firsthand look at the latest and greatest products available. Not only will you have the chance to score exclusive deals, but you’ll also get to experience the incredible yacht models and accessories up close and personal. With experts on hand to answer any questions, these events are an absolute paradise for yacht enthusiasts. So mark your calendars because here are the top 2024 Boat Shows you won’t want to miss!

Top Events at a Glance

6. Palm Beach Boat Show
7. Newport Beach International Boat Show
8. Suncoast Boat Show
9. Keels and Wheels Boat Show
10. Fort Lauderdale Boat Show
1. St. Petersburg Boat Show
2. Naples Boat Show
3. Houston Boat Show
4. Miami Boat Show
5. The Wharf Boat & Yacht Show

St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show January 18-21 — Mahaffey Theater Yacht Basin

Get ready for the biggest boat show on the Gulf Coast, as the highly anticipated St. Petersburg Boat Show makes its return from January 18-21. This exciting and family-friendly event will showcase an impressive array of both new and used powerboats and sailboats, both on water and on land. You won’t want to miss the massive 40,000-square-foot tent that will house an extensive selection of top-quality marine gear and accessories. Plus, there will be informative seminars held on-site, covering a range of topics such as boat maintenance, fishing tips, and much more!

Naples Boat Show January 18-21— Naples City Docks

The largest premier recreational show in the Naples-Marco Island area returns to the City Docks January 18-21. The event will be split between on-land at the Sugden Regional Park and in-water at the Naples City docks, with complimentary shuttle service and hassle-free parking available. View exceptional displays by marinas, boat dealers, and other marine-related businesses.

Houston Boat Show January 24-28 — NRG Stadium

The Houston Boat Show, the largest and longest-running boat show in Texas, is set to begin on January 24-28 at the NRG Center. As the largest indoor show on the Gulf Coast, this annual event offers something for everyone. With over 200 exhibitors showcasing the latest technology and products on the marine market, attendees can expect to be dazzled by luxury yachts, powerboats, sailboats, personal watercraft, and an array of boating accessories. What’s more, your ticket grants you access to the exciting world of automobiles, as the Houston Boat Show and Auto Show have once again teamed up for the third year.

Miami International Boat Show February 14-18 — One Herald Plaza

One of the most anticipated luxury yacht and boat shows returns to South Florida on February 14-18, 2024. The Miami International Boat Show is one of the most comprehensive marine events in the world, where you can discover everything from high-performance center consoles to luxurious superyachts The on-land portion of the event will take place at the newly reimagined Miami Beach Convention Center and Pride Park, while the featured in-water activities will be at Sea Isle Marina, One Herald Plaza, and Island Gardens Deep Harbour on Watson Island. The Miami Boat Show is renowned for showcasing the world’s most extraordinary and uniquely designed yachts and superyachts from leading yacht builders worldwide.

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Wharf Boat & Yacht Show March 15-17 — Wharf Complex

The 2024 Wharf Boat & Yacht Show, makes its return to Orange Beach from Friday, March 15 to Sunday, March 17. Immerse yourself in the ultimate marine experience as you explore an impressive collection of boats, yachts, and accessories worth over $100 million, all sourced from renowned manufacturers and dealers around the world. This extraordinary event is perfect for the whole family, featuring captivating live music, enlightening instructional seminars, and an array of other exciting attractions. Don’t miss out on the chance to browse through an impressive selection of over 120 different vendors, enjoy the convenience of free parking, and marvel at the stunning display of over 80 wet slip boats and yachts.
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Palm Beach International Boat Show March 21-24 — Flagler Drive

Whether you’re in the market for a new outboard boat or a luxurious mega yacht, the Palm Beach International Boat Show has got you covered. This exceptional event is renowned as one of the top five boat shows in the entire country and guarantees fun for the entire family. Now in its 41st year, this boat show will showcase an impressive collection of yachts, boats, electronics, and accessories worth over 1.2 billion dollars. Leading manufacturers and dealers in the marine industry will be present, offering you the opportunity to explore boats for sale ranging from 30 to over 300 feet. In addition to the displays, you can also enjoy live music, educational activities, and so much more. Rest assured, this is an event that you simply cannot afford to miss out on!
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Newport Beach International Boat Show April 18-21 — Newport Beach

The Newport Beach International Boat Show (NBIBS) returns to southern California from April 18-21, 2024. This event revolutionizes the yachting industry with its fresh approach, featuring live entertainment, captivating activations, and a stunning display of top-notch yachts and boats. Explore a large footprint with everything from recreational watercraft to luxury yachts. The NBIBS anticipates over 200 boats and yachts on display, over 50 highlighted brokerages, and over 5000 attendees per day.
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Suncoast Boat Show April 19-21 — Marina Jack

The annual Suncoast Boat Show held at Marina Jack is set to begin on April 19-21. This long-standing event, now in its 42nd year, promises to showcase an impressive selection of boats and yachts, both in the water and on land, from the Gulf Coast’s most prominent boat dealers. In addition, visitors can enjoy live entertainment, a variety of food options, and numerous vendors, making it a delightful and enjoyable outing for the whole family.
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Keels & Wheels Boat Show May 4-5 — Seabrook TX

The annual Keels & Wheels Boat Show is set to make its return on May 4-5, 2024 at the prestigious Lakewood Yacht Club. If you have a deep appreciation for classic cars and vintage wooden boats, this event is tailor-made for you. Keels & Wheels has earned a reputation as one of the nation’s foremost Concours events, offering an abundance of entertainment for the entire family. We cordially invite you to join us this year and witness the crowning of the coveted “Best of Show” award.
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Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show October 30 – November 3 — Fort Lauderdale, FL

Renowned as the “Yachting Capital of the World,” Fort Lauderdale proudly hosts the prestigious Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, scheduled from October 30 – November 3, 2024. Now in its 65th year, this remarkable event will take place across seven exceptional locations, showcasing an extensive range of the industry’s finest boats and yachts in various sizes. Boasting global debuts and an enticing assortment of marine products and accessories, this show promises to elevate the nautical lifestyle.

With a captivating lineup that includes yacht builders, designers, exotic cars, and brokerage yachts, there is something to captivate every boating enthusiast. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary experience, as one ticket grants access to all 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.
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Turn to the Experts — Galati Yacht Sales

Allow our team of professional yacht brokers to act as your personal yacht show concierge throughout the upcoming 2024 boat show events. We can showcase any brokerage yacht on display, including our impressive lineup of exceptional yachts. Don’t go through this experience alone – rely on our extensive expertise, wide-ranging connections, and in-depth knowledge of boat shows to guide you seamlessly through this year’s events. Get in touch with us prior to the opening day to arrange your personalized 2024 boat show itinerary.

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