January 8, 2024

Boat Shows

Katie and Gene Hamilton

Bring Binocular News

Across the country boat shows are a popular attraction for wannabe boat owners and for boat owners who want to step up to a larger boat or scale down to a smaller one. There’s no better place to look at the styles, sizes and price range of fishing skiffs to seagoing yachts than at a boat show. We’ve attended boat shows for many years and the choices just get better and the accessories more appealing. If you’re in the boating market or dreaming of someday owning one, spend some time walking the aisles and climbing onboard to find the right fit for you. Enjoy the search at a boat show in 2024.

If you’d like your boating event listed, send me an email katie@bringbinoculars.local.

2024 Calendar


January 10-14  Chicago Boat Show McCormick Place South, Chicago, IL https://www.chicagoboatshow.com/

January 10-14 New England Boat Show Boston Convention and Exhibit Center

January 11-14  Atlanta Boat Show

World Congress Center Hall C, Atlanta GA  https://www.atlantaboatshow.com/

January 11-14 Charlotte County Boat Show  Charlotte County Fairgrounds

January 18-21  Cleveland Boat Show I-X Center, Cleveland, OH  https://clevelandboatshow.com/details/

January 18-21  Minneapolis Boat Show

Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN   https://www.minneapolisboatshow.com/

January 18-21  St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show

Duke Energy Center for the Arts Mahaffey Theater Yacht Basin, St. Petersburg, FL https://www.stpeteboatshow.com/en/home.html

January 18-21  Hartford Boat Show at Mohegan Sun

Earth Expo Center, Hartford, CT   https://hartfordboatshow.com/

January 24-28 Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow

Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, KY  https://www.louisvilleboatshow.com/

January 24-28  New York Boat Show

Javits Center, New York, NY  https://www.nyboatshow.com/

January 24-28  Houston Autoboative Show

NRG Center, Houston, TX https://houstonboatshows.com/

January 27-Feb 4 Detroit Boat Show

Huntington Place (formerly Cobo Center) https://boatmichigan.org/detroit-boat-show/


February 2-4 Rockford IL Boat, Vacation & Fishing Show Indoor Sports Center, Loves Park, IL  https://rockfordboatshow.com/

February 2-10 Seattle Boat Show

Lumen Field and Bell Harbor Marina, Seattle, WA https://seattleboatshow.com/

February 15-18  Miami International Boat Show

Venetian Marina, Museum Park Marina, IGY Yacht Haven Grande and Miami Beach Convention Center and Pride Park 

February 15-18  New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo Edison NJ

February 16-18 and February 21-25 Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show

Indiana State Fair Grounds, Indianapolis, IN https://indianapolisboatsportandtravelshow.com/

Feb 28-Mar 3 Atlantic City Boat Show Atlantic City Convention Center  https://www.acboatshow.com/


March 14-15 Novi Boat Show Suburban Collection Showplace https://boatmichigan.org/novi-boat-show/

March 14-15  Northwest Sportshow Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN https://www.northwestsportshow.com/

March 21-24  Palm Beach International Boat Show

West Palm Beach FL  https://www.pbboatshow.com/en/home.html


April 19-21 Suncoast Boat Show

Marina Jack, Sarasota FL https://www.suncoastboatshow.com/en/home.html

Apri; 26-28 Catawba Island Boat Show

Port Clinto OH https://catawbaislandboatshow.com/


September 19-22  Norwalk Boat Show

Norwalk Cove Marina, Norwalk  https://www.boatshownorwalk.com/


October 3-6 U.S. Powerboat Show

Annapolis City Dock, Annapolis, MD https://www.annapolisboatshows.com/united-states-powerboat-show/

October 10-14 U.S. Sailboat Show

Annapolis City Dock, Annapolis, MD https://www.annapolisboatshows.com/united-states-sailboat-show/

October 30-Nov 3  Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Bahia Mar Yachting Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL https://www.flibs.com/en/home.html

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