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Tampa Bay Boat Show September 2024

September 27 @ 10:00 AM - September 29 @ 5:00 PM

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Join us for the Largest Boating Sales Show in the Tampa Bay Area

Join us on September 27, 28, 29 at the Florida State Fairgrounds!

Greetings, Sea Enthusiasts! Tampa Bay’s premier boating extravaganza is here, featuring an extensive display of vessels from local dealers and builders, ranging from luxurious yachts to sleek cruisers, and from nimble kayaks to standup paddle-boards. Plus, explore a wide array of booths offering the newest in nautical and angling gear and gadgets. This three-day sales spectacle is your perfect opportunity to view and compare a vast selection of boating treasures, all conveniently gathered in one spot. Don’t miss the chance to set sail by the weekend’s close!

Main Floor will include:
• New Boats
• Docking and Safety Equipment
• Outdoor and Fishing Supplies
• Trailers
• Area Lenders

Friday, Saturday and Sunday will feature Fishing and Boating Seminar Series
Schedule link will be posted prior to show.

Tampa Bay Boat Show presented and produced by Tampa Bay Times

  • Dates and Hours

    Friday, SEPT 27 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Saturday, SEPT 28 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Sunday, SEPT 29 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

  • Location and Directions

    Florida State Fairgrounds
    4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, FL 33610
    Parking Subject to Fairgrounds Event Pricing
    Get Google Map Directions HERE

  • Contact the Times Events Team

    Dave LaBell 727-893-8523

  • Seminars

    September  2024 Seminars TBD

    To reserve your space contact:

    Dave LaBell

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    Connect with Tampa Bay’s boating community at the Tampa Bay Boat Show, brought to you by the Tampa Bay Times – the leading newspaper in Florida.

    To maximize turnout for this exciting three-day affair, we’ve crafted an extensive marketing strategy that includes promotions through the Tampa Bay Times, radio broadcasts, niche publications, social media platforms, and direct mail campaigns. Don’t miss out on the year’s most anticipated boating sales event – the Tampa Bay Boat Show!

    Whether you’re looking to dazzle with a grand display or engage with a more intimate exhibit booth, we offer a variety of participation options. Be assured, this is a SALES-focused event, poised to attract thousands of boating aficionados from Tampa Bay and beyond.

    No bikini contests 🙁
    No floating beer barges 🙁
    No festivals 🙁
    No food tents 🙁

    This event is designed to showcase your business and your product and we’ve set the stage for your success! Please take a few minutes to review all the available opportunities; we’re sure you’ll find something that suits you and your business.


    Engage, interact, and transact from the convenience of a 10′ x 10′ exhibition space, complete with a draped table, seating, and a personalized signage for $895. Secure a prime corner booth at the same rate of $895. Should you require power, electrical services are accessible for an extra charge via the Florida State Fairgrounds. Booths will be strategically placed within the expansive expo hall or at key outdoor spots near the main entry and exit points. For detailed maps and booth placements, please consult the Show Floor Plan or the Show Brochure.


    Boat Dealers pay only $2.35 per square feet indoors and $2.35 per square feet for the outside Marine Patio space; customize your area to fit your optimal amount of inventory. Refer to the Show Floor Plan or Show Brochure for map layouts and dealer locations.


    Many options available for increased exposure. Please contact dlabell@tampabay.com for sponsorship inquiries.

    RESERVE YOUR BOOTH TODAY – by completing above PDF participation form.

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September 27 @ 10:00 AM
September 29 @ 5:00 PM
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Florida State Fairgrounds Tampa
4800 US Hwy. 301 North, Tampa FL 33610
Tampa, 33610 United States
(813) 621-7821
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