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Walk this way to experience the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show 2022!

Attracting hundreds of thousands of international and local visitors, the 63rd annual boat show is sure to delight all that enjoy the South Florida lifestyle! From yachts to exotic cars, water sports display to marine seminars, and VIP clubs to kids’ clinics, this event has something for every attendee. See dates and times, events, locations, and more details for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) below.

About the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show - Dates and Times
Admission to the Boat Show - Tickets
Boat Show Locations
Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show Parking and Transportation
Boat Show Shuttle Service
Fort Lauderdale Boat Show - Events
    Kids Activities
    Educational Seminars
    Superyacht Village
Food and Refreshments
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Fort Lauderdale Boat Show - Dates and Times

This five-day event runs from Thursday, October 26th thru Sunday, October 30th with a special preview day on Wednesday, October 25th (12 noon – 7 pm)

  • Thursday, Oct. 27: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Friday, Oct. 28: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, Oct. 29: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, Oct. 30: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Admission to the Boat Show - Tickets

Digital tickets should be purchased online in advance. There is no onsite box office at the show. To purchase tickets, go to

General admission boat show tickets include complimentary shuttle service to and from all 7 show locations. 

Adult one-day tickets are $39 and two-day tickets are $66. 

Children one-day tickets are $15. Children under the age of 6 are free, accompanied by an adult. 

Boat Show Locations

Fort Lauderdale, Florida also known as the "Yachting Capital of the World" will host the 63rd annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. There are seven venue locations that include the:

  • Broward County Convention Center
  • Bahia Mar Yachting Center
  • Hall Of Fame Marina
  • Las Olas Marina
  • Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina
  • Pier 66 Marina
  • Superyacht Village at Pier 66 South

See the map for boat show parking, transportation, and locations.

FLIBS 2022 map

Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show Parking and Transportation

The Fort Lauderdale Boat Show is accessible via Water Taxi, Brightline Train, Complimentary Shuttles, and Car. The Broward County Convention Center is the transportation hub for the boat show. It is encouraged to skip the traffic and Uber/Lyft or park at the convention center ($20 for the day). 

Parking is available at several locations including those below. Many City of Fort Lauderdale garages work with PayByPhone, a parking phone app that you may want to look into getting before you arrive.

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina Parking:
1881 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Las Olas Marina Garage:
240 Las Olas Cir, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Riverside Hotel Garage:
620 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Riverwalk Center Parking Garage:
150 SE 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

SunTrust Las Olas Square Parking Garage:
515 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Superyacht Village (Pier 66 South) Parking + Valet:
2150 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Tower 101 Parking Garage:
101 NE 3rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301


Boat Show Shuttle Service

FLIBS will provide complimentary shuttles between the locations and hotels. Shuttle service will begin one hour before the show opens and will stop one hour after the show closes.

There are 4 shuttle loops:

  • Purple  - Broward Convention Center to Bahia Mar
  • Green - Convention Center to SuperYacht Village to Bahia Mar
  • Blue West Marine - West Marine to Bahia Mar
  • Red - Brightline Fort Lauderdale Station to Water Taxi at Riverside Hotel


Fort Lauderdale Boat Show - Events


AquaZone – Get a personal experience with various water sports and innovated products in AquaZones 40,000 gallon freshwater pool. Listen to the exhibitors’ product knowledge and test the products. This area will also feature in-water demos, contests, and prizes.

Kids Corner - FLIBS is family friendly with activities for the little ones. Face painting and marine arts and crafts, along with fishing clinics will keep your kids busy and engaged.

Educational Seminars – interactive presentations are scheduled throughout the day at various booths. See the schedule here.


Climb aboard a superyacht and view the largest, most luxurious vessels. Enjoy the SYV bar for some refreshments as you discover the latest exotic cars and water toys. Please note that access to the boats is by the discretion of the manufacturer or yacht broker/dealer.


The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show offers plenty of food options for every taste and budget. International gourmet options include Greek, Mexican, Seafood, vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free by Proof of the Pudding Executive Chef Vagn Nielsen.

Specialty cocktails, premium wines, craft beers and an assortment of traditional beverages will keep visitors refreshed throughout the show. Take a break from boat browsing and sit back and relax at the world-famous floating cocktail barge or various satellite bars.

There are also many fine food and quick bite options in the surrounding area.  

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