Things to do at the show

2024 Show Highlights

NEW! Discover Boating Beach Club
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Discover Boating Beach Club

Space H50

Bring on the summer vibes. Kick back with your crew and take a kayak or stand-up paddleboard out for a spin on the paddle sports pool, enjoy island-inspired cocktails and mocktails, beach games, and more!

Water & Wellness Hour: 1/25 and 1/26 at 1pm and 3pm Join us for Yoga and Meditation sessions led by The Goddess Wisdom Council! Beach Club attendees are invited to discover the rejuvenating benefits of incorporating water into their wellness routine.

Boat Appetit Chef Off and Mix Off: 1/27 at 1pm and 3pm, 1/28 at 1pm Prepare for boating-inspired culinary excitement with Boat Appetit Chef-Off and Mix-Off competitions on Saturday at 1pm and 3pm, followed by the grand showcase on Sunday at 1pm!

These events will showcase Boat Appetit-inspired dishes and drinks, specially curated for easy preparation on a boat. Dishes and drinks will be judged by esteemed celebrity judges, including Rondel Holder, and a lucky audience member.

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Paddlesports Pool

Space H44—Discover Boating Beach Club

Get out on the water and experience the fun of stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) and kayaking firsthand. We supply everything you need to take a test ride—no experience needed. 

Fred's Shed How-To Center - presented by Progressive®

Space 659

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.

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Build-a-Boat—Toy Boat Building

Space 864

Little skippers will have boatloads of fun creating a one-of-a-kind toy boat to take home as a show souvenir.


Wednesday–Friday: 3pm–7:30pm

Saturday: 10am–7:30pm

Sunday: 10am–5:30pm

Conservation Village

Space 665

Discover how recreational boating is working to help sustain our planet and waters for future generations. Featured will be Clean Earth Project, an eco-friendly lifestyle brand that works to raise awareness, reduce waste, and create a cleaner lifestyle. All product sales help support their beach and community cleanup initiatives and protect the environment.   

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