Parking and Directions

Parking Options

The Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show’s new home at Miami Marine Stadium & Basin is less than five miles from downtown Miami. Convenient Park & Ride service takes the hassle out of getting to the show — and to make it even easier you can book parking online and guarantee your space.


Handicap Parking

Handicap spaces are available at all park & ride locations. Special needs transportation is available when requested upon arrival.

Valet is the recommended option for the closest access by car to the site.


 

Directions to Parking

Mainland Parking at American Airlines Arena

From the north take I95 South to Exit 2D for 395 East. Exit 2B to N.E. 2nd Ave. Turn right on N.E. 2nd Ave. Turn left on N.E. 8th St. and continue onto the AAA drive.

From the south take Turnpike North or 826 Palmetto North to 836 West. Exit 2B to N.E. 2nd Ave. Turn right on N.E. 2nd Ave. Turn left on N.E. 8th St. and continue into the AAA drive.

From the American Airlines Arena ride the FREE shuttle bus or FREE water taxi to the Miami Marine Stadium.

Guest Parking on Virginia Key—Lot B

Persons with a prepaid Guest parking hangtag on Virginia Key can drive directly to Boat Show Lot B. Your parking permit must be scanned for entry to the lot. (If you do not have a pre-paid pass you will be turned back to the mainland).

From the north take I95 South to the Rickenbacker Causeway Exit 1A. Turn left and continue east onto the Causeway (toll road).Stay in the left lane and follow the signs to Boat Show Lot B. Turn left at Virginia Key Beach Drive.

From the southeast take US1 North to the Rickenbacker Causeway. Turn right and continue east onto the Causeway (toll road). Stay in the left lane and follow the signs to Boat Show Lot B. Turn left at Virginia Key Beach Drive.

From the southwest take Turnpike North or 826 Palmetto North to 836 West. Exit I95 South. Continue to the Rickenbacker Causeway Exit 1A. Turn left and continue east onto the Causeway (toll road). Stay in the left lane and follow the signs to Boat Show Lot B. Turn left at Virginia Key Beach Drive. 


Enter your location:

Ending location:

Marlin’s Park
501 Marlins Way
Miami, FL 33125


Enter your location:

Ending location:

American Airlines Arena
601 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132


Enter your location:

Ending location:

Whiskey Joe’s Valet
3301 Rickenbacker Causeway
Key Biscayne, FL


Best options for getting to the show without a pre-paid parking pass

Driving

For guaranteed parking availability without a pre-paid parking pass drive to the Marlins Park where plenty of parking is available for $5.00 inclusive of our FREE Shuttle bus (this option is also available for advance purchase).

Public Transportation

Miami-Dade County Public Rail Transportation

Miami-Dade Transit provides convenient and inexpensive transportation to the Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show and Strictly Sail® Miami by Metrorail and Metromover.

Take the Metrorail, from any station, toward the Government Center Station. From the Government Center Station, transfer (for free) to the Metromover Omni Loop (BLUE). Exit the Metro Mover at the following locations:

For Strictly Sail Miami – Exit at College/Bayside Station and walk across Biscayne Blvd. directly to the Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail at the Miamarina at Bayside.

For water taxis and/or shuttle buses, exit at College/Bayside Station and walk across Biscayne Blvd. Follow the signs to shuttle buses at the front of Bayside Marketplace or to water taxis on Port Blvd. on the north side of Bayside Marketplace. 

From the south, you can also stop at Vizcaya Station and transfer to a free NMMA shuttle bus directly to Miami Marine Stadium.

Metrorail and Metromover operate until 12:30 am daily, 7 days a week. For more information about Miami Dade County Transit, please call 305-770-3131 or visit www.miamidade.gov/transit.

Broward & Palm Beach County Public Rail Transportation

From Broward and Palm Beach Counties take the Tri-Rail to the Metrorail Transfer Station to transfer on to the Metrorail and follow the directions listed above.

Tri-Rail to Metrorail Transfer Station—This station is located at 1125 E. 25 Street, Hialeah, FL 33013 ( between East 11 Ave and NW 37 Ave in Hialeah)

Check our transportation map for all shuttle pick-up locations.

 

Freebee

Available for in-town travel to/from hotel and water taxi or around town during your stay in Coconut Grove, Downtown and Brickell areas. To request rides select the “Take me to the Boat Show” button on the home screen of the Freebee Mobile App. Freebee offers FREE electric car taxi for short in-town distances, compliments of the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show.

 


Uber

All Uber drop offs will occur at the second main entrance by Whiskey Joes. All Uber pickups will be at Lot A. Visitors can take a shuttle for free to Lot A from the main entrance. Look for the shuttle to Lot A to arrange your Uber pick up.

Taking Uber for the first time? Our friends at Uber Miami have a special offer for attendees of the Miami International Boat Show. First time riders, sign up with code BOATSHOW16 for a free ride up to $20. Sign up at uber.com/app

First ride free up to $20

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