Autumn is definitely the season for boat shows in the United States. This weekend in particular, has a plethora of boat shows all over the country. The following is a list of what’s happening this weekend in the world of boats:
Metro Beach Boat Show (Metro Beach, Harrison Township, MI): Sept. 22-26, 2010
This is an all-new event featuring an In-Water Boat Show as well as other exhibits and activities for the whole family.
Norwalk International In-Water Boat Show (Norwalk Cove Marina, Norwalk, CT): Sept. 23-26, 2010.
This is the NorthEast’s most popular Boat Show, featuring fishing, pontoon, deck and sailboats as well as yachts.
South West International Boat Show (South Shore Harbour Marina, Houston, TX): Sept. 23-26, 2010.
Billed as a Florida-Style Boat Show for the lone state, this is held at one of the best venues in the Gulf Coast region. It will have over 400 boats in water, as well as 200 more on shore display.
Lido Yacht Expo (Lido Marina Village, Newport Beach, CA): September 23-26, 2010.
This Southern California boat show is held to specifically to draw customers of big boats and luxury yachts. There will be more than 250 big vessels on display.
Trawler Fest Baltimore (Hyatt Regency Inner Harbour and Inner Harbour Marina, Baltimore, MD): Sept. 24-26, 2010.
This is motorboat event, owned and produced by the Annapolis-based PassageMaker Magazine. The boat show has seminars and social gathers for motorboat enthusiasts across the country.
Geneva Lakes Antique and Classic Boat Show (The Abbey, Fontatan, WI): Sept. 24-26, 2010.
The 11th annual boat show will be held at Abbey Resort and Spa and will feature spectacular settings, estate homes, a model train exhibit, collectables and classic boats on display.
Jersey Shore Boat Sale and Expo (First Energy Park, Lakewood, NJ): Sept. 24-26, 2010.
This is a local boat show that promises to be affordable, accessible and fun! It will feature new and pre-owed boats at the best selection and prices of the year.
Florida Sportsman Fishing & Boat Show (Florida State Fairgrounds, Expo Hall, Tampa, Florida): Sept. 25-16, 2010.
Florida Sportsman Magazine will be hosting this 13th annual show, with seminars, kids’ events and demonstrations. The show will also feature a huge indoor tackle sale that occupies most of the 80,000 square foot Expo Hall.
Great Northwoods Fall Sports Show (Lake of the Torches Resort Casino, Lac Du Flambeau, WI): Sept. 25, 2010.
This is a huge family fishing, hunting and outdoor expo in the centre of the Wisconsin Outdoor Market. It will feature everything from boats, motors, power sports, archery, hunting gear and much more.
There are so many boating events this weekend, no matter what your boating interests or where you are located, there is something for everyone. You may end up purchasing the boat of your dreams, pick up some much needed boating equipment or just marvel at the marine eye candy.