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Entry to vessels is at the discretion of the exhibitor, manufacturer, or broker.

No. There is not an option for personal vessels to gain access/dock at the show.

There is no limitation on bag size, however all bags will be subject to search by security upon entry.

No, we do not offer storage facilities for your personal belongings.

Only ADA certified service animals are permitted. 

Email [email protected] and include the email you used to purchase your ticket. They will resend it to you. If you're at the show and have the same issue, please visit our ticketing agents located at the entrance of the show.

The weather in South Florida is always unpredictable and this is a rain or shine event, so it's advised to dress for the occasion! Dress comfortably, and consider wearing good walking shoes that are easy to slip on and off, as you may have to do so when boarding the vessels.

You must purchase your ticket online, as there is NO ticketing box office onsite. All ticket sales are final, and refunds will only be accepted if the event is cancelled. The show will go on rain or shine.

Thank you for your service! Complimentary tickets will be offered to veterans on Sunday, February 18 free of charge. Please send proof of service via email to [email protected], or show your ID at to a ticketing agent at the entrance. Family and friends are not eligible for this offer.

Stay tuned for updates on parking options as we get closer to the show.

Stay tuned for our 2025 show maps! These will be released closer to the show.


Please visit our Transportation Page to view all shuttle and golf cart routes that you can access during the show. These services are complimentary for all boat show attendees. Stay tuned for updates and/or possible route changes.

Our Water Taxi Service connects Museum Park Marina, Herald Plaza and Maurice Gibb Park (a short shuttle ride from the Convention Center/Pride Park). Please visit our Transportation Page, which includes a link to purchase Water Taxi tickets. Stay tuned for updates and/or possible route changes. 

Stay tuned for the DBMIBS 2025 Online Directory where you can find exhibitors, view boats/products, and more. This information will be released closer to the show.

Yes! We have plenty of options for every taste and budget. With ample options for vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free guests - we promise you'll never go hungry!

Yes - the Progressive Boat Show Experience at Pride Park (beside the Convention Center) will have fun activities for kids. Stay tuned for updates!

Wednesday, 2/12 (Preview Day): 10am-6pm

Thursday, 2/13: 10am-6pm

Friday, 2/14: 10am-7pm

Saturday, 2/15: 10am-7pm

Sunday, 2/16: 10am-5pm

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About the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show

The Discover Boating™ Miami International Boat Show® is owned by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and produced by Informa Markets in partnership with the International Yacht Brokers AssociationDiscover Boating is an industry-powered effort to help people explore life on the water.

About Informa Markets

Informa Markets creates platforms for industries and specialist markets to trade, innovate and grow. We provide marketplace participants around the globe with opportunities to engage, experience and do business through face-to-face exhibitions, targeted digital services and actionable data solutions. We connect buyers and sellers across more than a dozen global verticals, including Boating, Pharmaceuticals, Food, Fashion, and Infrastructure. As the world's leading market-making company, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year. For more information, please visit

About the National Marine Industries Association (NMMA)

NMMA is the leading trade organization for the North American recreational boating industry. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, marine accessories and gear used by millions of boaters in North America. The association serves its members and their sales and service networks by improving the business environment for recreational boating including providing domestic and international sales and marketing opportunities, reducing unnecessary government regulation, decreasing the cost of doing business, and helping grow boating participation. As the largest producer of boat and sport shows in the U.S., NMMA connects the recreational boating industry with the boating consumer year-round. Learn more at

About the International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA)

The International Yacht Brokers Association is the world’s largest yacht brokers association with members in over 40 countries. Our stated goal is to promote professionalism and cooperation in the yacht sales industry. We accomplish those goals through education, networking, and the removal of barriers to commerce. Visit for more information.