The 2019 Orlando Boat Show, the region’s premier boat show, returns to Orlando August 16-18 featuring more than 500 boats, marine accessories and aquatic-themed activities for all ages. Show visitors can board and enjoy one-of-a-kind deals on hundreds of boats from the region’s top dealers and cutting-edge marine accessories and electronics.

Whether you’re thinking of getting into boating, or you’re a long-time enthusiast, The Orlando Boat Show has something for everyone.

“We take fun to new depths with interactive features appropriate for fishermen, water sports enthusiasts and boaters of all ages and experience levels,” said David Ray, Executive Director.

Acquire the secrets behind successful fishing with a seminar by renowned Charter Captain Jim Ross, where attendees can enter to win a complimentary half-day fishing charter. Learn where to go and what to do on Central Florida’s lakes and rivers to ensure a memorable day on the water with Captain Kerry Kline, where attendees can enter to win a complimentary 1-year Sea Tow membership. Bass fisherman won’t want to miss an exclusive exchange on where to catch the big one in Central Florida’s Lakes with Capt. Tony Summers, where attendees can enter to win another complimentary half-day fishing charter.

Children attending the show will have the opportunity to catch live trout from an on-site stocked pond. New this year is the opportunity to have a caricature drawn of your child driving a boat by renowned National Caricature Artist, Rafael Diaz or experience a magical face painting transformation by local artist Jacqueline Howe. In addition, fishermen of all ages can challenge their tenacity by reeling in a bull dolphin in the virtual saltwater fishing simulator. 


Adults: $9

Children 12 and under: FREE (when accompanied by an adult)

Active Military and First Responder discounted tickets available at show box office with proof of valid ID.

ADVANCE PURCHASE DISCOUNT: Save $2 on full-price admission when tickets purchased in advance online. Offer good through August 11, 2019, 11:30pm.

Purchase advance tickets at or regularly priced tickets at the show box office during the event.


  • Starting Friday, August 16th, 2019, repeated every day until Saturday, August 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Occurred Sunday, August 18th, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


Orange County Convention Center - North Hall B

9400 Universal Blvd
Orlando, FL 32819


Brenda DiFede