The 21st Annual Charlotte County Boat Show is right around the corner and is the perfect way to start off the new year right. The show will deliver everything a Southwest Florida boater could want, all together in one place. Hundreds of boats from all the major dealers, local marine experts, and a huge variety of boating equipment and accessories will be on display January 6-9, 2022.

21st Annual Charlotte County Boat Show

Bring Your Whole Crew

This is the premier boat show in Charlotte County and is also one of the most affordable events for the whole family. Admission is just $5 for adults and kids 15 and under get in free! There is also plenty of free on-site parking.


Boats, Boats, and More Boats

Despite the unprecedented spike in demand for boats this past year, the Charlotte County Boat Show will have plenty of models on display. Explore the outdoor spaces throughout the Charlotte County Fairgrounds to see runabouts, deck center consoles, flats boats, skiffs, and vessels of all shapes and sizes. Preview all the boat brands on display here.


Accessories and Necessities

Inside the fairgrounds exhibition hall, you’ll find boating accessories, marine products and service experts. From boat docks and lifts to marinas and boatyards, marine supplies and fishing tackle to clothing and gifts, you’ll find it at the show.


NEW – Be In The Know Zone

The totally new Be In The Know Zone is a must-see for seasoned and new boaters alike. You can get lots of valuable info for boating in Southwest Florida, like navigation basics and other tips for getting the most out of your time on the water. Take advantage of the chance to talk boating with members of three area Coast Guard Auxiliaries, Peace River Sail & Power Squadron, and the Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection.

This area of the show is where anglers will find local legend Fishin Frank, who will be hosting free seminars on a variety of fishing topics. This is a priceless opportunity to ask a SWFL fishing pro all your questions about targeting different species, tides, tackle, and more. Check out the daily seminar schedule to make sure you don’t miss out.

Boat Show Hours
Thursday, January 6, 10am–5pm
Friday, January 7, 10am–5pm
Saturday, January 8, 10am–5pm
Sunday, January 9, 10am–5pm

Charlotte County Fairgrounds
2333 El Jobean Rd
Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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