• 29th Annual Spring Boat Show


    2018 Event Details


    Event: Bonita Springs Boat Show

    Dates: March 1st – 4th, 2018

    Times:
    Thursday, March 1st, 10AM – 6PM
    Friday, March 2nd, 10AM – 6PM
    Saturday, March 3rd, 10AM – 6PM
    Sunday, March 4th, 10AM – 5PM

    Admission: $8

    Venue: Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Track

    Address: 10601 Bonita Beach Rd SE, Bonita Springs, FL 34135

    Phone: 239-656-7083

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  • Boat Show Layout

    Bonita Springs Show Layout
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    Boat Lines on Display

    BOAT LINE DEALER
    Action Craft Action Craft
    Aqua Patio Boat House, The
    Avalon Fishtale Boats
    Bad Cat's Boat's Bad Cat's Boat's
    Baracuda Boats Baracuda Boats
    Bayliner York Road Marine
    Baytoon Boats Baytoon Boats, Inc.
    BeachCat Gulf Coast Boat Sales
    Bennington Marina Mikes
    Blue Wave Marina Mikes
    Boston Whaler Marine Max
    Cape Craft Boats Gulfside Marine
    Cape Horn Boats Boat Place, The
    Carolina Skiff Marina Mikes
    Chaparral Fishtale Boats
    Clearwater Boats Gulfside Marine
    Cobalt Boat House, The
    Cobia Walker's Marine
    Crest Bonita Boat Center
    Crownline Boat House, The
    Edgewater Boat House, The
    Epic Boats Boat Place, The
    Everglades Boat House, The
    Formula Gulf Coast Boat Sales/Formula
    Four Winns Boater's Landing
    Glasstream Powerboats Palm Isle Marine
    Grady White Fishtale Boats
    Harris Pontoons Boater's Paradise
    Hewes Fort Myers Marine
    Heyday York Road Marine
    Hurricane Boat House, The
    Kawasaki Sun Sports Cycle &Watercraft
    Key Largo Boats Gulfside Marine
    Key West Fishing Boats Boater's Landing
    Latitude Tournament Boats Latitude Tournament Boats
    Lexington Gulf Coast Boat Sales
    Maverick Fort Myers Marine
    Nauticstar Bonita Boat Center
    NuCanoe Kayaks Gulfside Marine
    OutCast Skiffs Gulfside Marine
    Parker Bonita Boat Center
    Pathfinder Fort Myers Marine
    Pursuit Walker's Marine
    Ranger Marina Mikes
    Regal Walker's Marine
    Regulator Bonita Boat Center
    Robalo Fishtale Boats
    Sailfish Boater's Landing
    SanPan Boat House, The
    Scout Walker's Marine
    Sea Born Ingman Marine
    Sea Chaser Boat House, The
    Sea Hunt Ingman Marine
    Sea Pro Marine Max
    Sea Ray Marine Max
    Sea-Doo Sun Sports Cycle &
    Watercraft
    Seafox Marina Mikes
    Shearwater Fort Myers Marine
    Skeeter Ingman Marine
    South Bay Pontoons Scotties Canvas & Marine
    Southwind Deckboats Boater's Landing
    Sportsman Boat House, The
    Star Craft Boats Boat Place, The
    Sterling Fort Myers Marine
    Sting Ray Ingman Marine
    Stott Craft Gulf Coast Boat Sales
    Sunchaser Ingman Marine
    Sweetwater Boat House, The
    Sylvan Boats Ingman Marine
    Tidewater Boats Sara Bay Marina
    Twin Vee Catamarans Bob and Annies Boatyard
    Veranda Pontoons Bob and Annies Boatyard
    World Cat Sara Bay Marina
    Xpress Boats Scotties Canvas & Marine
    Yamaha Boats Sun Sports Cycle &Watercraft
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    Exhibitors List

    ACTION CRAFT L/304 239-574-7800
    ALLSTATE INSURANCE-CATHY SINK B/28 239-561-8600
    BAD CAT BOATS L/302 954-450-3900
    BARRACUDA BOATS L/303 772-485-1501
    BATH FITTER B/41 239-274-8827
    BAYTOON BOATS, INC. L/313-314 501-622-9474
    BAYWATER EXCLUSIVE BOAT CLUB B/04,05 239-495-0455
    BOAT HOUSE, THE L/213-216;105 239-549-2628
    BOAT PLACE, THE L/207, 208 239-415-6400
    BOAT SHOPPER A/14 863-559-1128
    BOATER'S LANDING L/209, 210 239-939-4477
    BOATERS PARADISE L/211 239-573-6256
    BOB AND ANNIES L/204 239-283-3962
    BONITA BOAT CENTER L/101 239-992-5777
    CAPTAIN SCHOOL, THE B/03 239-549-0271
    CASTAWAY CUSTOMS B/06 321-427-5714
    COASTAL ANGLER MAGAZINE A/04 239-595-8265
    COASTLINE BOAT LIFT COVERS B/33 239-314-4622
    COTTONSEED CASUAL WEAR INC. B/13, 14 727-393-2437
    DANIS INSURANCE, INC. B/20 239-939-7697
    DESIGNER METAL ART B/01,02 239-246-6521
    DESTINATION BOAT CLUBS B/35 239-945-6493
    DINGHY TO YACHT L/301 239-691-8987
    DISCOVER VACATIONS B/16 727-743-4362
    DOLPHIN BOAT LIFTS INC. B/25,26 239-936-1782
    FELIX MARINE B/15 239-936-6463
    FISCHER MARINE BOAT SALES & YACHT BROKERAGE B/36 239-694-3000
    FISH FACE CHARTERS, LLC A/05 239-357-6829
    FISHTALE BOATS L/102 239-463-4448
    FLITZ INTERNATIONAL B/19 262-534-5898
    FLORIDA MARINER, THE B/21 941-488-9307
    FT MYERS MARINE L/203 239-334-7871
    GILLETTE DRY TOUCH MEN’S MOISTURIZER A/18
    GOLDEN BOAT LIFTS B/22,23,24 239-337-4141
    GULF COAST BOAT SALES/FORMULA L/201 239-331-2104
    GULFCOAST BOAT SALES L/311-312 727-841-8811
    GULFSIDE MARINE L/218 239-282-0443
    INGMAN MARINE L/306-310 239-599-9069
    LA BRIUT INC. B/09 754-273-0073
    LATITUDE TOURNAMENT BOATS L/305 239-707-3956
    LEE COUNTY MARINE LAW ENFORCEMENT TASK FORCE B/10 239-533-8566
    LOWES MARINE SALES, INC. B/44 239-775-5693
    MARINA MIKES L/221,222 239-267-0725
    MARINE MAX L/212 239-481-8200
    MARKER 5 FINANCIAL SERVICES B/27 239-437-0085
    METAL BRITE PRODUCTS A/17 941-391-1910
    OFFSHORE PERFORMANCE SPECIALTIES B/29,30 239-489-0884
    PALM ISLE MARINE L/217 850-447-2855
    PELICAN ISLE YACHT CLUB B/17 239-566-1606
    PIER ONE YACHT SALES B/11, 12 941-639-7777
    PINK SHELL BEACH RESORT & MARINA B/48 239-463-8620
    RHINELAND CUTLERY B/34 321-725-2101
    SARA BAY MARINA L/220 239-300-9660
    SCOTTIES CANVAS & MARINE L/103 239-995-7479
    SEA TECH MARINE ELECTRONICS B/31 239-430-1111
    SEAHORSE FENDER & DOCKING B/39 860-575-5502
    SHORELINE LUMBER INC. B/40 239-267-6857
    SOFTTUB B/07, 08 239-603-5947
    STAR GLOW INTERNATIONAL B/42
    SUN SPORTS CYCLE & WATERCRAFT L/202 239-277-7777
    SYNERGY BOAT LIFTS B/45,46 239-462-2908
    TEES BY BO INC. B/37, 38 305-582-2028
    TOW BOAT U.S. CAPE CORAL A/06, 07 239-945-1664
    TROPICAL MARINE CONSTRUCTION OF SWFL B/32 239-542-1004
    UNITED STATES POWER SQUADRON B/43 239-466-4040
    USA FUEL SERVICE, LLC B/18 941-204-1956
    WALKER'S MARINE L/205, 206 239-642-6764
    WATERPROOF CHARTS B/47 941-639-7626
    WATERWAY BOAT LIFT COVERS A/08, 09 941-505-0237
    YORK ROAD MARINE L/104 239-283-1149
  • Seminars


    Fishin' Frank and his crew are back with a series of informative seminars and tackle displays in the Expo Building. Stop by to talk with area Charter Captains and local fishing experts.

    Thursday 
    10:30 Lure fishing the flats - Captain Greg
    11:30 Red fish - Captain Karl
    1:00 Spotted Sea Trout - Captain Cayle
    2:30 Grouper and Snapper
    3:30 Sheepshead - Captain Cayle

    Friday 
    10:30 Inshore fishing
    11:30 Cobia fishing - Captain Cayle
    1:00 Snook - Captain Karl
    2:30 Red fish - Captain Billy
    3:30 Grouper and Snapper

    Saturday
    10:30 Tarpon
    11:30 Shark - Captain Cayle
    1:00 Snook and Red Fish - Captains Karl & Billy
    2:30 Sheepshead & Pompano
    3:30 Grouper and Snapper

    Sunday
    10:30 Sea Trout - Captain Cayle
    11:30 Red fish - Captain Karl
    1:00 Snook - Captain Billy
    2:30 Fishing in the Gulf

    Speakers


    • Fishin' Frank
    • Captain Greg Wahley
    • Captain Cayle Wills, Bad Fish Charters
    • Captain Karl Buitgan, K.B. Back Country Charters
    • Captain Billy Barton, Scales and Tails Charters
    • and the Pirate Crew
  • Frequently Asked Questions


    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, March 2nd, 10AM - 6PM
    Friday, March 3rd, 10AM - 6PM
    Saturday, March 4th, 10AM - 6PM
    Sunday, March 5th, 10AM - 5PM

    WHERE DO I PARK?

    There is loads of convenient free parking on site.

    HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

    Admission is $8.00 per person (Kids under 16 are free with a paid Adult). There are no advanced ticket sales.

    WHAT KIND 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 will 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.

    BONITA FISHING VILLAGE

    Don’t miss our new “BONITA FISHING 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 Fishin’.

    DO YOU HAVE 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.

    IS THE GREYHOUND TRACK OPEN DURING THE SHOW?

    Yes, the track is open throughout the show offering greyhound racing, thoroughbred Simulcast Wagering, Poker Room, and great food.

    WHAT ABOUT PETS?

    We’re all pet lovers, but insurance regulations do not allow pets in the show. Sorry!

    WHO PUTS ON THIS SHOW?

    The Bonita Springs Boat Show is owned by the Southwest Florida Marine Industries Association, whose membership includes virtually every boat dealer and marine related company in Southwest Florida. The association has promoted boating and the marine industry and protected the rights of boaters 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. For more information visit www.goboatingflorida.com.

    For questions, please e-mail info@swfmia.com or call 239-656-7083
  • Other Upcoming Boat Shows:


    45th Annual Fort Myers Boat Show
    November 16th - 19th, 2017
    Downtown Fort Myers

    17th Annual Charlotte County Boat Show
    January 11th - 14th, 2018
    Charlotte County Fairgrounds