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Top 10 marine and boat shows for 2020

Today we are going to be looking at our top 10 marine and boat shows for 2020. With so many up and down the country, it can be a little daunting to know which event is right for you.

So, here are our favourites that we recommend for 2020.


3rd – 12th: Houston International boat, sport and travel show, Houston, TX 77054 –

Perfect for all ages, the Houston International sport and travel show have well over 100 exhibitors, ensuring there will be something for everyone! There are free activities for the kids to keep them occupied and plenty of food options.

8th – 12th: Chicago Boat, RV and sail show, Chicago, IL, 60616 –

The Chicago Boat, RV and sail show is full of all kinds of things to do and see. From seminars to remote control sailboat racing and a sailing simulator with free sailing lessons! It’s a fun one to attend and we highly recommend it.

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13th – 17th: Miami International boat show, Miami, FL, 33149 –

The Miami International boat show has hundreds of exhibitors as well as educational programs and VIP experiences. Gain confidence in your sailing by getting out on the water with a qualified instructor, head on over to the fishing pavillion or simply relax in the VIP lounge!


26th – 29th: Palm Beach International boat show, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401 –

The Palm beach international boat show has literally hundreds of boats on display. You will be spoilt for choice for which boat to look at first! There are also seminars and classes for both kids and adults as well as a VIP experience meaning there is something for everyone!

AprilBoats moored at an exhibition

16th – 19th: Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show, Richmond, CA, 94804 –

Split over 2 marinas, the Pacific sail and power boat show is ‘the place to be’ for the best selection of boats, the latest products and gear, and great activities for all the family! There is a wide variety of things to do and see including free seminars, on-the-water activities, parties, live music, and more!


24th – 26th: Suncoast boat show, Sarasota, FL, 34236 –

The 38th Suncoat boat show has hundreds of boats available, allowing you to compare a wide variety of boats from the Gulf Coast’s leading boat dealers. See various types and styles all in one place! There will also be tents full of electronics, accessories, art, clothing, as well as food, drinks and live music!

JuneSan Diago Boat Show

11th – 14th: San Diego boat show, San Diego, CA, 92101 –

The San Diego boat show has over 150 boats for sale, as well as the latest nautical gear, gadgets and accessories. If you’re dreaming of a superyacht, their expanded selection of 80’+ will be available for viewing. There are also a variety of stalls, restaurants and activities for all ages.


17th – 20th: Newport international boat show, Newport, RI, 02840 –

The Newport International Boat Show is celebrating its 50th year! To celebrate there will be exhibitors from near and far offering a full range of powerboats and sailboats, plus a variety of marine products, services, and accessories. Full of special events, seminars, and in-water boating courses for the whole family on all show days.


8th – 12th: United states sailboat show, City Dock, Annapolis, MD –

The United states sailboat show is an internationally acclaimed show, recognized as the world’s largest and most prestigious.

Attendees can enjoy the opportunity to board and inspect new models from virtually every major sailboat manufacturer. It’s a great place to see the latest in boating products and services. There will also be a variety of exhibitors, shopping stalls and live entertainment!

28th – 1st: November Fort Lauderdale International boat show, FL, 33316 –

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will be hosting its 61st annual show. There will be a wide variety of the latest boats and yachts of all sizes, as well as worldwide debuts. Plus, there will be a variety of marine products and accessories available from the exhibitor stands.

Aerial photo Fort Lauderdale boat show

We hope you found this post helpful. If you know of any other not-to-be-missed events for 2020, please feel free to leave them in the comments below. We love to hear from you!

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