37th Annual Suncoast Boat Show

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37th Annual Suncoast Boat Show

Suncoast Boat Show
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2019-04-26 10:00 - 2019-04-28 17:00
Marina Jack
Address: 2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34236

Time: Friday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

             Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

             Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Admission: $15, children under 15 free.


The 37th Annual Suncoast Boat Show takes place in downtown Sarasota on April 26 - 28, 2019, at Marina Jack in Sarasota, Florida. Enjoy the great outdoors while pricing and comparing hundreds of boats from the Gulf Coast's leading boat dealers.

See various types and styles all in one place. Cruisers, runabouts, bowriders, sport fishers, center consoles, motor yachts, inflatables and more.

Shop tents full of electronics, accessories, jewelry, art and clothing all in a festive atmosphere with food, drinks, music and much more.

No pets allowed. The only pets we can allow are guide dogs or other licensed, working dogs.

Tickets are valid only for one day. Don’t forget to purchase them in advance!

Information on hotels and exhibitors available on the event’s website.

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