2024 yacht shows

4 Boat Shows You Won’t Want to Miss in 2024!

As the warmer weather approaches and the allure of open waters beckons, it’s that time of the year again – boating season is nearly upon us. With the gentle breeze carrying the promise of adventure, now is the perfect moment to set our sights on the horizon and indulge our maritime dreams. And what better way to dive into this nautical world than by exploring the exciting array of boat and yacht shows? These exhibitions not only showcase the latest in marine technology and design but also offer a captivating glimpse into the lifestyles and innovations that define the boating community. So, as we prepare to embark on another season of aquatic exploration, let’s take a closer look at some of the most enticing boat and yacht shows worth adding to our calendars.


Newport Beach International Boat Show – April 18-24, 2024

The 2024 edition of the Newport Beach International Boat Show (NBIBS) is scheduled to occur at Lido Marina Village. Featuring both on-water and on-land displays, interactive experiences, and entertainment, this revitalized event will metamorphose Lido Marina into a charming European coastal setting, inviting all attendees to revel in its beauty and atmosphere. Plus, YachtBedding.com will be exhibiting so please stop by to say hello!

200 + vessels
40+ builders and brokerages
5,000 + visitors per day



Palm Beach International Boat Show – March 21 – 24, 2024

Since its inception in 1982, the Palm Beach International Boat Show has emerged as a prominent fixture in South Florida, serving as a leader in the boating and marine industry while also driving economic growth in the Palm Beach community and the surrounding tri-county area. This year’s show promises an unforgettable experience for attendees, featuring various activations catering to all ages and adventurous spirits, including the exclusive Windward Club experience and the AquaZone. Moreover, the show coincides with the Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair, adding an extra layer of sophistication and cultural enrichment for attendees.


800+ boats on display

600+ exhibiting brands

55,000 boat show attendees



Suncoast Boat Show –  April 19-21, 2024

The Suncoast Boat Show, Presented by Boat Owner’s Warehouse, is set to make its return to Marina Jack in Sarasota, FL from April 19-21, 2024, marking its 42nd year. Spanning 65,000 sq. ft. of dock space, the event will showcase a diverse array of vessels, both on water and land, including power boats, motor yachts, center consoles, and sportfishers. Attendees can also browse through tents filled with marine products and retail items such as electronics, accessories, clothing, jewelry, and art. With nearly 150 exhibits, the show offers entertainment for the entire family, including Captain Don Dingman’s Kids Fishing Clinics, known as Hook the Future, where children can learn about fish species and fishing techniques while bonding with their families. Additionally, each child in attendance will receive a custom Hook the Future/Carolina Skiff rod & reel combo, making it an educational and rewarding experience for all.


Suncoast Boat Show

Suncoast Boat Show

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show – October 30-November 3, 2024

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show holds the prestigious title of the largest in-water boat show globally. Situated in sunny South Florida, FLIBS sprawls across nearly 90 acres, encompassing three million square feet of exhibit space interconnected by a sophisticated network of water and ground transportation services. With over 100,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors from 52 countries, the five-day event in 2022 showcased more than 1,300 boats, ranging from superyachts to various marine products. FLIBS truly stands as the pinnacle of boat shows, offering an unparalleled experience amidst the vibrant backdrop of Fort Lauderdale’s coastline.


1,300 boats on display
1000 exhibitors
100,000 + visitors per day






Posted on: March 4, 2024