Florida loves boats, boating and boat shows.
Boat shows usually involve entry fees, at least for adults, and sometimes discounts are offered. If information about deals is not on the website, we suggest emailing or phoning the boat show office before an event and asking about discounts.
- September 6-8 Tampa Boat Show, $12 for age 13 and older, free for younger kids with an adult, information online
- September 14 & September 15 Florida Fall Boat Show, South Florida Fairgrounds, 9076 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach 33411, 954-205-7813
- September 21 & September 22 Emerald Coast Home & Boat Show in Fort Walton Beach
- Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show October 30 – November 3, various venues
- November 8-10 Sarasota Boat Expo, $5 for teens and adults, free for 12 and younger, free parking, information online
- November 23 – November 24 Vero Beach Boat Show
- December St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show
- Stuart Boat Show
- February 13 – February 17 Miami Yacht Show
- May 17 – May 19 Tampa Bay Boat Show, Florida State Fairgrounds, free entry, $8 parking
- June 7 – June 9 Bradenton Boat Show, Palmetto
- June 21 – June 23 West Palm Beach Boat Show, South Florida Fair, $10 for adults, free for kids, free parking
- July 12-14 Lakeland Boat Show, $5 for adults, free parking, free for kids 12 and younger
- August 16 – August 18 Orlando Boat Show, August, Orange County Convention Center, $7-$9 for adults, free for 12 and younger