Event Fort Lauderdale | Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
Sailing into town this weekend, pun intended is the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.The gala event is in its 56th year in our fair city and takes place this coming weekend until and including Monday, November 9, 2015. The range of exhibits includes yacht builders and brokerages; also here are exotic car dealerships at this event in Fort Lauderdale.
Here are some interesting tidbits about the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show:
- There will be 1,500 boats on display, 1000 in water and 500 on dry docks.
- The show takes place at seven locations.
- Shuttle service will be provided on both. land and water to the venues.
- A fishing clinic will be offered by the IGFA for adults; children are welcome to attend the ”Hook The Future” event.
- Marine art will be on offer.
- Marine educational seminars will be available
- Six marine centers are dotted along the coast to accommodate the extravaganza.
- Floating cocktail lounges are on hand.
And more details on this event in Fort Lauderdale
- There are 6 miles of floating docks at this event in Fort Lauderdale.
- 64 Full-time staff have worked over three weeks assembling the show, 300 temporary staff will be employed.
There will be many sea vessels and boats on display including, cabin cruisers, skiffs, express cruisers, sailing and motor yachts, bowriders, ski and jet boats catamarans and simply put, as I see it anything that floats!.
The hours of the show are as follows:
- Fri. Nov 6, 10am – 7pm
- Sat. Nov 7, 10am – 7pm
- Sun. Nov 8, 10am – 7pm
- Mon. Nov 9, 10am – 5pm
There are two types of tickets available:
Two-day tickets to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show are $45 at the gate for adults.
General one day admissions are $25 for adults and $12 for children at the gate. Discounts for online purchase to this event in Fort Lauderdale can be found here.
Even if a mega boat is not on your bucket list, this event in Fort Lauderdale is surely a must attend.
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