Where is the boat show?
Our Annual Spring Show is at the Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Track. It is on Bonita Beach Road between I-75 and U.S. 41. At the intersection of Bonita Beach Road and Old U.S. 41. 10601 Bonita Beach Road SE, Bonita Springs, FL 34135
What are the dates and hours?
Thursday, February 28, 10AM–5PM
Friday, March 1, 10AM–5PM
Saturday, March 2, 10AM–5PM
Sunday, March 3, 10AM–5PM
Where do I park?
There is plenty of convenient free on-site parking.
How much does it cost?
Admission is $5.00, children under 16 free with a paid adult. There are no advanced ticket sales.
What kinds of boats will I find?
With nearly all of the area’s major dealers on hand, there is a wide range of makes and models of boats up to about 35’. Fishing boats, flats and bay boats, deck boats, pontoon boats, cruising boats, personal watercraft and more.
What if I already own a boat?
This is more than just a display of boats. There are loads of accessory displays with electronic equipment, motors, fishing equipment, boat lifts, and more. Plus, you’ll find a wide variety of service companies, insurance, marine financing and educational information to help you get the most out of your time on the water.
What’s the Bonita Fishin’ Village?
We have expanded our popular seminars with a big display of tackle. Lures, rods, reels, line and other fishing gear will be show priced and there will be experts on hand to help you select the best tackle for your needs. There will be ongoing seminars throughout the show, along with casting and lure demonstrations. Local fishing guides and charter Captains are always happy to just talk fishing.
Will there be food and drinks?
Stop by the Caloosa Café, our pub and food area at the show. And, of course, the track is open with a full range of quality food items.
Will the greyhound track be open during the show?
Yes, the track is open throughout the show offering greyhound racing, thoroughbred simulcast wagering, poker room, and great food.
Can I bring my pet?
Sorry, pets are not allowed. We are animal lovers but given the scope of the show and insurance/liability issues, we cannot welcome pets.
Who puts on this show?
The Bonita Springs Boat Show is owned by the Southwest Florida Marine Industries Association. The association, whose membership includes virtually every boat dealer and marine related company in Southwest Florida, has protected the rights of boaters and promoted boating and the marine industry in Southwest Florida for more than 40 years. The association also owns the Fort Myers Boat Show, held in downtown Fort Myers in November, and the Charlotte County Boat Show held at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds in January.
The Charlotte County Boat Show is managed by:
Good Event Management