Things to do at the show

2024 Show Highlights (More to Come!)

$5 AFTER 5

$5 AFTER 5 

Thursday only—$5 admission after 5pm

Join us for Happy Hour to kick off the weekend with your crew. Stop by after 5 pm and enjoy $5 admission and drink specials.

(Discount tickets available online and onsite after 5 pm on 1/11 only)

Lake Life Lounge

Discover Boating Lake Life Lounge

Booth A-40

Bring on the boating vibes. Relax, enjoy music and drinks.

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Let’s Go Fishing Center

Bass Tub—Fishing Demos & Seminars

Booth L-6

Watch pro anglers demonstrate fishing and casting skills at this 5,000-gallon aquarium. See how fish react to different fishing techniques, baits, and lures.


Fred's Shed
Fred's Shed

Fred’s Shed How-to Center—presented by Progressive®

Booth TBD

Tips, tricks, and DIY advice for every boater—from first-timers to experienced captains. Have a boat or engine problem you haven’t been able to fix? Stop by and ask our tech expert about it.

Surfing Simulator

NEW! Surfing Simulator

Booth A-40

Surf’s up! Can you ride the waves like you own them or “hang ten” like a pro? Only one way to find out—take a ride on the virtual reality Surfing Simulator. Experience the fun of “catching a wave” as you put your surfing skills to test—without ever getting wet. 

sailing seminars


Room 103

Learn from experts. Sessions for sailors of all skill levels—whether you’re curious about sailing, still learning the ropes, or have years of experience.

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Booth TBD

Fun activities for youngsters of all ages.

Surfing Simulator

NEW! Family Day—Sunday, January 14

Bring the whole family for a day of fun at the Boat Show. Special events for the kids and a surprise guest kids will love. Family Day pass is good for 2 adults and 2 children and is only available for purchase online.