The 40th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show
Get ready for the 40th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show! Owned by the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County and produced by Informa Markets, the Palm Beach International Boat Show will be taking place Thursday, March 24th through Sunday, March 27th along Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach.
After an incredible year for the boating and marine industry, this year’s boat show will be integral in providing visitors, exhibitors, and the community at-large with an unforgettable event, including hundreds of boats ranging from 8-foot inflatables to super yachts nearly 300 feet in length. From the VIP experience to the AquaZone, there will be activations that cater to all ages and adventure-seeking lifestyles.
For attendees looking to experience the show as a VIP guest, the Windward Club offers the luxuries of a premium open bar, gourmet hors d'oeuvres, happy hours, and exclusive events in a unique indoor and outdoor lounge setting. Guests will be able to experience an exclusive sanctuary within the Palm Beach International Boat Show to relax, wine and dine, and plan the day. Centrally located inside the Lakeside Pavilion on Flagler Drive, the Windward VIP Club is open Thursday through Sunday during show hours.
The Windward VIP Experience also includes General Admission access to the Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary (PBM+C) Art Fair, which is part of Informa Markets’ Art Miami division. Both events will deliver a breadth of luxury experiences from Thursday, March 24 through Sunday, March 27 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, and bring a world-class, internationally respected group of art galleries and marine enthusiasts to Palm Beach. PBM+C VIP Passholders are offered complimentary general admission to the Yacht Show during public show days.
More information about the Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair can be found by visiting www.artpbfair.com.
At the AquaZone, presented by Nautical Ventures, show-goers will have an upfront and personal experience with a variety of water sports and innovative marine products. This hands-on attraction will include continuous demos that range from live paddle boarding, flyboard aerial aquabatics, Hobie kayak demonstrations, Sea Bob diving sleds, Aquabanas Party City, Fliteboard electric foil boards, Yujet electric surfboards, and much more.
For aspiring anglers ages four to 16, the Kids’ Fishing Clinics offer instruction in basic fishing techniques, hosted by Captain Don Dingman. Presented by Hook the Future, the Kids’ Fishing Clinics offer interactive instruction in selecting tackle and lures, casting a rod and reel, reeling in a fish and fishing ethics. Upon completion of all learning stations, participants are eligible to win special prizes.
The show runs from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 24th, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 25th, and Saturday, March 26th, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 27th.
Tickets are valid Thursday through Sunday. Children under the age of 6 are free if accompanied by an adult. Guests must be 21 or older to access the Windward VIP lounge.
Children (6+) – General Admission One-Day Ticket: $15
Adult – General Admission One-Day Ticket: $29
Adult – General Admission Two-Day Ticket: $54
Adult Windward VIP Experience One-Day Ticket: $350
Adult Superyacht Show Palm Beach Two-Day Ticket: $1,000
For more information, visit www.PBboatshow.com