One of the most highly anticipated Miami events this year took place from February 13-17, 2020. Produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association, the Miami International Boat Show showcased over 3,000 boats and more than 2,000 exhibitors at the Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin and Miamarina at Bayside.
Tickets for the premiere day ran at $45, adult tickets were $30, and two-day pass (Friday-Monday, February 14-17) ran at $55, children 12 and younger are free with a paid adult admission.
Nearly 1,400 boats will be spread across the Miami Marine Stadium Park campus. This includes offshore fishing boats and family cruisers, luxury motor and sailing yachts, and more. For transportation to the show, there are free water taxis and shuttles that visitors can take. Both water taxi and shuttle bus options drop people directly at the show’s entrance.
Along with seeing thousands of boats, there are also tons of fun activities to participate in!
Saturday, February 16
Two Can Sail Couples Cruising Seminar – This seminar will give boat lovers the tools and perspectives they need to safely pursue the boating lifestyle. An incredible group of marine professionals will present an excellent educational experience. Speakers include Jeff Grossman and Jean Levine Grossman.
Pricing is $325 per couple or $195 for a single individual.
Sunday, February 17
Outfitting for Blue Water Sailing – This exciting seminar will give you great inspiration on how a boat should be equipped and take you anywhere in the world. The speaker for this event is Pam Wall.
Pricing is $129 including show admission.
Monday, February 18
Florida Keys – Two-Part Seminar – Guests have the opportunity to discover how the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary uses an approach for sustainable recreation and tourism. In Part 1, guests will hear how and why the pros fish to sustain the catch in Florida. While in Part 2, you’ll hear about how to navigate the challenging waters of the Florida Keys.
Some of the many big-name boat brands that’ll be present at the Miami International Boat Show include Altima Yachts, Balance Catamarans, Beneteau Outboard, Calcutta, Cape Horn, Glasstream, Hewes, Pathfinder.
A new 2020 addition to the Miami International Boat Show is the Costa Conservation Village, which is located near the water taxi entrance. Guests can stop by to find out more about the significance of marine conservation and ways that people can save ocean environments.
For more information and details on the hottest event of the year, check out miamiboatshow.com!