Boat ShowsHouston Boat Show

January 2-12, 2020

Houston Boat Show

NRG Stadium
One Reliant Park
Houston, TX

Boat Shows:

Houston Boat, Sport & Travel Show - is a regional boat show and the largest indoor show on the Gulf Coast. It takes place in Houston and offers something for every family member. Exhibitors show the latest products and technologies that are on the boat market. In addition visitors will find everything that has to do with boats, such as entertainment systems, ideas for interior design and technical accessories. This fair provides the unique opportunity to see the boats not only from outside but also to visit inside and to have a test drive with sailing and motor boats. But even campers, caravans and their accessories, golf cars and ATVs are exhibited here. Other subjects of the boat exhibition extend to the areas of fishing and fishing gear, leisure wear, jewelry, toys and more. For children there is a separate area for fishing, playing and running.


Boat ShowsChicago Boat Show

January 7-12, 2020

Chicago Boat Show

McCormick Place - South
2301 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL

Boat Shows:

The Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show is the Windy City's biggest marine and outdoor sales event. With more than 800,000 square feet of exhibits offering the  best of the best in recreational boating-both power and sail, a full range of RVs, hundreds of booths displaying the latest in outdoor gear, accessories, and cutting-edge technology-there's no better place to expand your horizons and find new ways to enjoy the great outdoors.


Boat ShowsAtlanta Boat Show

January 15-19, 2020

Atlanta Boat Show

Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA

Boat Shows:

On behalf of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the Marine Trade Association of Metropolitan Atlanta, participating exhibitors and the NMMA boat show team, we welcome you to the 2019 Progressive Insurance Atlanta Boat Show, Georgia's premier boating event. With more than 600 new boats and the latest in marine accessories and gear, this year's show gives you a unique opportunity to shop and compare different brands and the latest models, from runabouts and family cruisers to fishing boats, ski boats, pontoons and much more, all in one place. You'll also find more than 100 accessory vendors offering the best prices on everything you need to outfit your new boat or update your current boat-all to make your time on the water even better. 


Boat ShowsMilwaukee Boat Show

January 16-26, 2020

Milwaukee Boat Show

Wisconsin Expo Center
8200 W Greenfield
West Allis, WI

Boat Shows:

The finest displays of the newest boats retailed in the region will be on display at the one Boat Show that all boating enthusiasts know to attend. This is Wisconsin’s largest boating exposition with over 400 boats from over 80 manufacturers – motor yachts, runabouts, aluminum boats, pro style fishing rigs, pontoon boats, ski & surf boats, cruisers…you name it! Marine electronics, accessories, ski and surf equipment, feature display and seminars make this Wisconsin’s greatest water sports expo!


Boat ShowsDetroit Boat Show

January 17-26, 2020

Detroit Boat Show

TCF Center (Formerly Cobo Center)
1 Washington Blvd.
Detroit, MI

Boat Shows:

More than 100 of Michigan’s best boat dealers and marine businesses under one roof for 9 days of great prices, selection, and services. Your chance to see new 2020 product, get great prices on new non-current boats, motors, trailers and accessories. Shop hundreds of fishing boats, pontoon boats, cruisers, ski boats wakeboard boats, inflatables and personal watercraft. Also get great prices on water toys, docks, decks, boat lifts, canvas, electronics, accessories and so much more!


Boat ShowsNew York Boat Show

January 21-26, 2020

New York Boat Show

Javits Center
625 W 34th St
New York, NY

Boat Shows:

On behalf of the Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show team, we want to welcome you to the nation’s first and longest running boat show—dating back 114 years to 1905. We’re thrilled you chose to spend the day experiencing the boating lifestyle with us—and hope you’ll find your dreamboat at this year’s show. There’s something for every boating enthusiast and nautical fun for everyone.


Boat ShowsLouisville Boat Show

January 21-26, 2020

Louisville Boat Show

Kentucky Exposition Center
937 Phillips Ln
Louisville, KY

Boat Shows:

On behalf of the Progressive Insurance Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow team, we welcome you to the 62nd Anniversary show. With the holidays behind us and the many cold days that lie ahead, this is THE place to plan ahead for the warm days of summer. 


Boat ShowsBirmingham Boat Show

January 22-26, 2020

Birmingham Boat Show

Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex
1001 19th St N
Birmingham, AL

Boat Shows:

The Birmingham Boat Show was the first public event ever held at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center in 1972. Exactly 20 years later to the day, the Boat Show was the first Event held in the new expanded East Exhibit Hall. The show is now the Oldest and largest in the State of Alabama.

With over 250,000 square feet, the Show highlights the latest in Boats, Motors, Fishing gear, Guides, Outfitters and related outdoor gear.


Boat ShowsMinneapolis Boat Show

January 23-27, 2020

Minneapolis Boat Show

Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN

Boat Shows:

Living in the “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” we Minnesotans value spending time on the water with family and friends aboard our favorite boat. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resource Minnesota registers 15 watercraft for every 100 people—fourth-highest nationally.


Boat ShowsSt. Louis Boat Show

January 30-February 2, 2020

St. Louis Boat Show

The Dome at America's Center
701 Convention Plaza
St. Louis, MO

Boat Shows:

On behalf of the Progressive Insurance St. Louis Boat & Sportshow team, welcome to the 65th 
annual show. Over the past 65 years, this show has and will continue to have the same objective—to enhance your quality time spent with loved ones in the outdoors. Whether your idea of quality time is teaching your little ones how to reel in a big one, or coving out at the lake with family and friends on a warm summer day, we 
hope this year’s show provides you with excitement for all of those adventures on the horizon. 


Boat ShowsMiami Boat Show

February 12-17, 2020

Miami Boat Show

Miami Marine Stadium
3501 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL

Boat Shows:

With nearly 1,400 boats spread across the Miami Marine Stadium Park campus, there is something for everyone from offshore fishing boats and family cruisers, to luxury motor and sailing yachts and performance boats. Returning for the second year, sailing enthusiasts can browse the newest sailboats and catamarans in a sail-exclusive area on Pier 9, shop the latest in sailing accessories or learn from experts at a variety of seminars in a new special sailing section inside Tent A and along the east bay walk.


Boat ShowsAtlantic City Boat Show

February 24-March 1, 2020

Atlantic City Boat Show

Atlantic City Convention Center
1 Convention Boulevard
Atlantic City, NJ

Boat Shows:


Boat ShowsSacremento Boat Show

March 11-15, 2020

Sacremento Boat Show

California Exposition
1600 Exposition Blvd.
Sacremento, CA

Boat Shows:

The Sacramento Boat Show is the largest Power Boat show in Northern California and each year thousands of boating enthusiasts visit the show to check out the latest boat models and accesories.

The show features more wakeboard boats, tournament ski boats, fishing boats, family runabouts and pontoon boats than any other event in Northern California.

Exhibits range from boats 8 to 35 feet, houseboats up to 70 feet, and scores of accessories to enhance the thrill of the water sport and fishing lifestyle


Tournaments2020 Bassmaster Classic

March 5-8, 2020

2020 Bassmaster Classic

Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex
1001 19th St N
Birmingham, AL


The 50th Bassmaster Classic will come home to its Alabama roots in 2020. The Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk will be held in Birmingham, Ala., with fishing competition taking place on Lake Guntersville at Guntersville, Ala., B.A.S.S. announced today. 

The iconic fishing tournament will be held March 6-8, with daily weigh-ins and the Classic Outdoors Expo taking place in the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) in downtown Birmingham, B.A.S.S. CEO Bruce Akin said during a press conference Monday afternoon at the BJCC.


Boat ShowsThe Wharf Boat & Yacht Show

March 20-23, 2020

The Wharf Boat & Yacht Show

The Wharf
4550 Main St.
Orange Beach, AL

Boat Shows:

Don't miss your opportunity to attend the Wharf Boat and Yacht Show to be presented March 20 - 22. So much more than a Boat Show...there's nothing else like it, anywhere!

  • Free Helm Master with Set Point Demo rides!
  • Free covered parking.
  • Complimentary golf cart shuttle service on site.
  • Many covered exhibits.
  • Indoor restaurants and retail shopping.


Boat ShowsPalm Beach International Boat Show

March 26-30, 2020

Palm Beach International Boat Show

Downtown West Palm Beach Waterfront
101 S. Flagler Dr
West Palm Beach, FL

Boat Shows:

The 35th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show, March 26 - 29, 2020, is one of the top five boat shows in the country. The show will feature more than $1.2 billion worth of yachts and accessories, including hundreds of boats ranging from 8-foot inflatables to super yachts nearly 300 feet in length. In addition to the large selection of boats and exhibits, the show offers fun and educational activities, including free youth fishing clinics by Hook The Future and IGFA School of Sportfishing seminars.

Attendees will also enjoy live music and refreshments at the show's famous floating cocktail lounges. Guests are invited to come by boat and may tie up to free docks located south of the in-water displays. The show’s Windward VIP Experience includes admission to the show and VIP lounge featuring a premium open bar, hors d'oeuvres, concierge service and indoor and outdoor lounge seating.


Boat ShowsNewport International Boat Show

September 17-21, 2020

Newport International Boat Show

Newport Yachting Center
20 Commercial Wharf
Newport, RI

Boat Shows:

The Newport International Boat Show encompasses thirteen acres of Newport’s downtown waterfront. Join us on September 17-20, 2020 to view exhibitors from near and far offer a full range of new powerboats and sailboats, plus a medley of marine products, services, and accessories to enhance the nautical lifestyle. Special events, seminars, and in-water boating courses for the whole family are offered on all show days. Not to be missed is the exciting Newport For New Products program – showcasing boats and boating products making their first-ever debut in the United States.

Newport’s coastal scenery, national historic sites, and world-class restaurants make it easy to pair your passion for boating with the beauty of fall in New England.


Boat ShowsStriperfest 2020

September 26-27, 2020

Striperfest 2020

Falmouth Marine Park
180 Scranton Ave
Falmouth, MA

Boat Shows:

StriperFest is held in On The Water’s hometown: the historic Cape Cod town of Falmouth, MA. Located right on Vineyard Sound, it’s the perfect location to celebrate a great season of fishing for striped bass and party on the waterfront at Falmouth Harbor. The Upper Cape is surrounded by world-class fall fishing, so don’t forget to bring your gear and plan to stay awhile.

Free Helm Master with Set Points Demo Rides! P.F.D's willbe provided. 


Boat ShowsWilmington Boat Show

October 9-12, 2020

Wilmington Boat Show

Wilmington Convention Center
515 Nut Street
Wilmington, NC

Boat Shows:

The Wilmington Boat Show launched September 9-11, 2016.  The Port City is renowned as North Carolina’s most accessible coastal destination, nestled between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean.  This coastal gem will now be home to the annual Wilmington Boat Show produced by JBM & Associates, producers of the Charleston and Savannah Boat Shows. The Wilmington Boat Show is the largest of its kind between Annapolis, Maryland and Tampa, Florida.

This destination show will take place in several different venues including the Port City Marina, and Wilmington Convention Center.


Tournaments2020 Bassmaster Elite - St. Johns River

February 5-9, 2020

2020 Bassmaster Elite - St. Johns River

Riverfront Park, St. Johns River

Palatka, FL


The Bassmaster Elite Series begins its 2020 season in Palatka, Florida at the St. Johns River February 6-9. 


Daily takeoffs will be from Riverfront Park in Palatka. The time of the takeoffs will be added to this page later. 


Weigh-ins will also be at Riverfront Park at a time to be added here later. 


At every Elite Series event don’t miss the Elite Expo every Saturday and Sunday featuring:

  • Take a demo ride of a Nitro, Skeeter or Triton boat
  • See the latest from Toyota and win prizes
  • Explore the Berkley/Abu Garcia Experience trailer and test your knot tying skills
  • Join B.A.S.S. and buy official Bassmaster merchandise
  • Win prizes and more from Cahartt
  • Learn more about Yamaha, TH Marine, Power-Pole and more


Tournaments2020 Bassmaster Elite - Chickamauga Lake

February 13-17, 2020

Tournaments2020 Bassmaster Elite - Lake Eufaula

April 1-5, 2020

Tournaments2020 Bassmaster Elite - Santee Cooper Lakes

April 15-19, 2020

Tournaments2020 Bassmaster Elite - Sabine River

May 28-June 1, 2020

Tournaments2020 Bassmaster Texas Fest

June 4-9, 2020

Tournaments2020 Bassmaster Elite - St. Lawrence River

July 22-26, 2020

Tournaments2020 Bassmaster Elite - Lake Champlain

July 29-August 2, 2020

Tournaments2020 Bassmaster Elite - Lake St. Clair

August 19-23, 2020