18th Annual Charlotte County Boat Show
January 10-13, 2019

Event Details


Event: 17th Annual Charlotte County Boat Show

Dates: January 11th - 14th, 2018

Times:
Thursday, January 11th, 10am-6pm
Friday, January 12th, 10am-6pm
Saturday, January 13th, 10am-6pm
Sunday, January 14th, 10am-5pm

Admission: Free admission to the public and $5 parking.

Venue: Charlotte County Fairgrounds

Address: 2333 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte, FL, 33948

Phone: 239-656-7083

Boat Show Layout



BOAT LINE DEALER
Action Craft Action Craft Boats
Avenger Boat Place, The
Bayliner Boats York Road Marine
Beavertail Skiffs Beavertail Skiffs
Bennington Ingman Marine
Blue Wave Boat Place, The
Boston Whaler MarineMax Venice
Bulls Bay Boat Place, The
Cape Horn Boat Place, The
Carolina Skiff Boat House, The
Chaparral Boats Fish Tale Sales & Service
Chris Craft Walker's Marine
Cobalt Boat House, The
Cobia Ingman Marine
Crevalle Quality Boat Sales
Crownline Boat House, The
Edgewater Boat House, The
Everglades Boat House, The
Glasstream Palm Isle Marina
Grady White Ingman Marine
Hewes Ingman Marine
Hurricane Boat House, The
Jupiter Walker's Marine
Key West Boats Gulf Coast Marine Center
Latitude Tournament Boats Latitude Tournament Boats
Maverick Ingman Marine
Nauticstar Big Toy Storage & Sales
Panga Boats Panga Boats USA.com
Pathfinder Ingman Marine
Pioneer Boats Boat Place, The
Pursuit Walker's Marine
Regal Walker's Marine
Robalo Boats Fish Tale Sales & Service
Scout Viage Group
Sea Chaser Boat House, The
Sea Hunt Ingman Marine
Sea Pro Quality Boat Sales
Sea Ray MarineMax Venice
Skeeter Ingman Marine
Sportsman Boat House, The
Starcraft Boat Place, The
Stingray Ingman Marine
Stott Boats York Road Marine
Sundance Ingman Marine
Sweetwater Pontoons Boat House, The
Tahoe Pontoon Boats Abels Marine
Twin Vee Catamarans Bob and Annie's Boatyard
Veranda Pontoons Bob and Annie's Boatyard
Business Location Phone
ABELS MARINE L/402 941-698-4006
ACTION CRAFT L/401 239-574-7800
ALLSTATE-CATHY SINK B/29 239-561-8600
BATH FITTER B/37 239-994-0820
BEAVERTAIL SKIFFS L/400 941-705-2090
BIG TOY STORAGE AND SALES L/106 941-445-4514
BOAT HOUSE, THE L/101-15;B/55 941-979-5219
BOAT PLACE, THE L/201,202 239-415-6400
BOB AND ANNIE'S BOATYARD B/48,49;L/203 239-283-3962
CALUSA CERTIFIED MARINE B/08,09 239-574-5053
CAPTAIN SCHOOL, THE B/36 239-549-0271
CHARLOTTE COUNTY SEAWALLS B/43,44 941-629-4900
COASTAL ANGLER MAGAZIE B/39 239-595-8265
COASTLINE BOAT LIFT COVERS B/64 239-314-4622
COTTONSEED B/01,02 727-445-5819
CUTCO CUTLERY B/25 716-790-7181
DESIGNER METAL ART B/60,61 239-246-6521
DISCOVER VACATIONS B/23 727-743-4362
DOLPHIN BOAT LIFTS B/21,22 239-936-1782
ECO-MARINE SOLUTIONS B/05 941-525-2481
EXOTIC HOLLYWOOD B/14 954-496-4472
FELIX MARINE B/42 239-936-6463
FISH TALE BOATS L/208 239-463-4448
FISHIN' FRANKS Fishing Seminars 941-625-3888
FIX MARINE SUPPLY B/27,28 239-540-2971
FLITZ INTERNATIONAL, LTD B/47 262-534-5898
FLORIDA MARINE WORKS B/65 941-255-0554
FLORIDA MARINER, THE B/13 941-488-9307
FREEDOM BOAT CLUB B/07 941-451-8756
GASPARILLA MARINA B/19,20 941-697-2280
GATORSKYNS, LLC B/26 941-456-9300
GOLDEN BOAT LIFTS B/45, 46 239-337-4141
GULF COAST CASTAWAY CUSTOMS B/62,63 941-462-2650
GULF COAST MARINE SUPERCENTER L/108, 109 941-629-9666
GULFSIDE MARINE B/17,18 239-282-0443
INGMAN MARINE L/301,302,304,305 941-255-1555
MARINE TRADING POST B/41 941-766-1044
MARINEMAX VENICE L/307 941-485-3388
MARKER 5 FINANCIAL SERVICES B/56 239-437-0085
MAX 1 B/04 941-505-9554
METAL BRITE PRODUCTS B/59 941-505-9554
NAUTICAL MILE B/31 239-980-5803
PALM ISLE MARINE L/308 850-447-2855
PANGA BOATS USA L/200 239-822-5452
PEACE RIVER SAIL AND POWER SQUADRON B/68 941-661-4705
PIER ONE YACHT SALES B/57 941-639-7777
PUNTA GORDA YACHT BROKERS B/10 941-833-0099
QUALITY BOAT SALES L/306 941-698-1444
RHINELAND CUTLERY B/40 321-725-2101
SEA SCHOOL B/30 727-577-3992
SEA TOW CHARLOTTE HARBOR B/32,33 941-625-5454
SOCO SWINGS B/66 615-477-2230
SOFTUB, INC. B/34, 35 317-504-6767
STAR GLOW PRODUCTS B/38 954-701-2817
SUNGLASS HAVEN.COM B/12 214-205-8811
SUNGUARD B/24 941-625-9666
SWFL INSURANCE AGENCY B/16 239-265-9577
SYNERGY BOAY LIFTS B/50-53 239-462-2908
TOW BOAT U.S. CHARLOTTE HARBOR B/03 239-283-6060
UNITED MARINE MARKETING GROUP B/53,54 952-239-1115
USA FUEL SERVICE, LLC B/06 941-204-1956
USCG AUXILARY FLOTILLA 92 B/69,70 941-426-7147
VIAGE GROUP L/303 941-444-5375
WALKER'S MARINE GROUP L/107 239-642-6764
WATERPROOF CHARTS B/11 941-639-7626
YORK ROAD MARINE L/205, 206 239-283-1149

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
11:00 Fishing the flats
12:00 Red fish & Snook
1:30 Spanish mackerel and Pompano
2:30 Sea Trout

Friday
11:00 Reef fishing
12:00 Fishing the Passes
1:00 How to catch Red fish
2:00 Snook Fishing the Bridges
3:00 Cool Water Flats fishing

Saturday
11:00 Cobia and Tripletail
12:00 Flats fishing
1:00 Red fish & Snook
2:00 Trout and Mackerel
3:30 Fishing the passes

Sunday
11:00 Flats fishing
12:00 Fishing the gulf
1:00 Snook and Red fish        
2:00 Fishing the Passes

Speakers

  • Fishin' Frank
  • Captain Greg Wahley
  • Captain Cayle, Bad Fish Charters
  • Captain Karl Buitgan, K.B. Back Country Charters
  • Captain Mat Haag
  • Captain Tom Fisher, Fishbone Charters
  • Captain Bryan Ball
  • Captain Billy Barton
  • Captain Bart Marx
  • and the Pirate Crew

Frequently Asked Questions


WHERE IS THE BOAT SHOW?
The Boat Show is located on the north end of Port Charlotte at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds. 2333 El Jobean Road (Route 776), Port Charlotte, FL 33948. About 3 miles west of U.S. 41. Across the street from the Charlotte County Sports Complex (Spring Training site of the Tampa Bay Rays).

WHAT ARE THE DATES AND HOURS?
Thursday, January 12th, 10am-6pm
Friday, January 13th, 10am-6pm
Saturday, January 14th, 10am-6pm
Sunday, January 15th, 10am-5pm

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST
Show Admission is FREE. There is a $5.00 charge for convenient on-site parking.

WHAT KIND OF BOATS WILL I FIND?
While not an in-water show, visitors will find hundreds of boats from nearly every local dealer. Center Console Fishing boats, flats boats, skiffs, deck boats, pontoon boats, family cruising boats, catamarans, and more.

DO YOU HAVE MORE TO SEE THAN JUST BOATS?
The Fairgrounds Expo Hall is filled with a variety of marine products and services. Boat Lifts, Marine supplies, Fishing Tackle, Clothing, Sunglasses, Gift items, Marinas, Boatyards and Repair Services, Financing.

Plus there are displays by the Coast Guard Auxiliary and U.S. Power Squadron with Boating Safety Information. There is a Boating Information display with lots of how-to materials and information about local boating.

There are ongoing fishing seminars, sponsored by Port Charlotte’s Fishin’ Frank, featuring local guides. They will be inside the Expo Hall and are happy to answer any questions you have about local fishing.

DO YOU HAVE FOOD AND DRINKS?
Yes, there will be a variety of food and drinks offered on site.

ARE PETS ALLOWED?
We love pets but insurance regulations prohibit dogs or other pets.

WHO PUTS ON THIS SHOW?
The CHARLOTTE COUNTY 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 BONITA SPRINGS BOAT SHOW, held at the Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Track in March and the FORT MYERS BOAT SHOW, held in downtown Fort Myers in November. For more information visit www.goboatingflorida.com.


For questions, please e-mail info@swfmia.com or call 239-656-7083.

Other Upcoming Boat Shows:


Spring Show at Bonita Springs
March 1st - 4th, 2018
Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Track