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Tampa Bay Boat Show March 2024

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

Join us on March 1, 2, 3 at the Florida State Fairgrounds!

Ahoy Mates! The largest boating event in the Tampa Bay area showcases area boat dealers and manufacturers, from yachts to cruisers, kayaks to standup paddle-boards along with multiple vendors for the latest in boating and fishing supplies and accessories. This three-day sales event offers a great way to see and compare millions of dollars in boating inventory all in one location. You could be on the water by the end of the weekend!

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, March 1 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Saturday, March 2 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Sunday, March 3 – 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



    March 2024 Seminars TBD

    To reserve your space contact:

    Dave LaBell

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    Reach Tampa Bay Boating enthusiasts at the Tampa Bay Boat Show presented by the Tampa Bay Times – Florida’s premier newspaper.

    To ensure the best possible attendance for this three-day event, we have designed a comprehensive promotional campaign that utilizes the Tampa Bay Times, radio, specialty publications, social media and direct mail. You don’t want to miss the hottest boating sales events of the year – the Tampa Bay Boat Show!

    From a grand presentation to an exhibit booth, we have many options available. Make no mistake – this is a SALES event that will be marketed to thousands of boating enthusiasts in and around Tampa Bay.

    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.


    Meet, greet and sell from the comfort of an 10′ x 10′ exhibit booth, including a skirted table, chairs and printed ID sign for $895, corner booths for only $895. For an additional fee, electricity is available through the Florida State Fairgrounds. Exhibit booths will be positioned inside the massive expo hall, or outside around main entrances and exits. Refer to the Show Floor Plan or Show Brochure for map layouts and booth locations.


    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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