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PROGRESSIVE BOAT SHOW EXPERIENCE

The Progressive Boat Show Experience at Pride Park is the ultimate boater's destination, located directly outside the Miami Beach Convention Center.  The Boat Show Experience will showcase a collection of experiential boating lifestyle activations, including various educational seminars and activity zones for the whole family. Attendees can also enjoy world-class food and beverage offerings plus daily entertainment in the park. Access to the Boat Show Experience is included with general admission to the show.

FEATURED ACTIVITY ZONES

The AquaZone - Presented by Nautical Ventures, is an exciting and engaging boat show attraction designed to give Miami boat show-goers an upfront and personal experience with a variety of water sports and innovative products. The AquaZone’s 60’ x 30’ pool, 40,000-gallon freshwater pool, is located in Pride Park and home for in-water demos, hands-on testing, contests & prizes, and a one-stop learning center for information and product knowledge from a variety of exhibitors. Nautical Ventures provides all of these displays and brings boats from Axopar, Deantonio, Highfield, Northstar, and Windy; come and see all of these and more at their exhibits in Pride Park and the Convention Center. 

Fred's Shed - Interactive Learning Center - An interactive educational and informational resource center dedicated to enhancing your boating knowledge. *Schedule subject to change

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Open Forum—Ask Anything Boating
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Lower Unit Servicing & Maintenance Tips
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Personal Watercraft—Upkeep & Gear Necessities—Sponsored by Yamaha Watercraft
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Cleaning & Detailing—Do’s & Dont’s
1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Boat Parts—15-Minute Bootcamp
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Talk with a Tech Pro
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Service & Maintenance—What You Need to Know—Sponsored by Yamalube
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. New Boater Basics
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Talk with a Tech Pro
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Water Pumps & Fuel Filters Installation Insights
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Props—Choosing, Care & Repair—Sponsored by Yamaha Genuine Propellers
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Ethanol—How It Impacts Your Engine—Sponsored by Yamalube
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Open Forum—Ask Anything Boating

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Open Forum—Ask Anything Boating
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Lower Unit Servicing & Maintenance Tips
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Personal Watercraft—Upkeep & Gear Necessities—Sponsored by Yamaha Watercraft
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Cleaning & Detailing—Do’s & Dont’s
1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Boat Parts—15-Minute Bootcamp
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Talk with a Tech Pro
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Service & Maintenance—What You Need to Know—Sponsored by Yamalube
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. New Boater Basics
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Talk with a Tech Pro
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Water Pumps & Fuel Filters Installation Insights
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Props—Choosing, Care & Repair—Sponsored by Yamaha Genuine Propellers
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Ethanol—How It Impacts Your Engine—Sponsored by Yamalube
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Open Forum—Ask Anything Boating

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Open Forum—Ask Anything Boating
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Lower Unit Servicing & Maintenance Tips
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Cleaning & Detailing—Do’s & Dont’s
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Batteries—How to Maintain & Boost Your Electrical System
1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Boat Parts—15-Minute Bootcamp
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Talk with a Tech Pro
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Service & Maintenance—What You Need to Know—Sponsored by Yamalube
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. New Boater Basics
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Talk with a Tech Pro
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Water Pumps & Fuel Filters Installation Insights
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Props—Choosing, Care & Repair—Sponsored by Yamaha Genuine Propellers
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Ethanol—How It Impacts Your Engine—Sponsored by Yamalube
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Talk with a Tech Pro
6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Personal Watercraft—Upkeep & Gear Necessities—Sponsored by Yamaha Watercraft
6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Open Forum—Ask Anything Boating

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Open Forum—Ask Anything Boating
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Props—Choosing, Care & Repair—Sponsored by Yamaha Genuine Propellers
11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Boat Parts—15-Minute Bootcamp
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lower Unit Servicing & Maintenance Tips
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Ethanol—How It Impacts Your Engine—Sponsored by Yamalube
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Talk with a Tech Pro
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Personal Watercraft—Upkeep & Gear Necessities—Sponsored by Yamaha Watercraft
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Starting Your Boat—Do’s, Dont’s & Why’s
3:00 p.m. – 3:40 p.m. Engine Essentials—General Maintenance
4:00 p.m. – 4:40 p.m. Water Pumps & Fuel Filters Installation Insights
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Cleaning & Detailing—Do’s & Dont’s
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Talk with a Tech Pro
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Open Forum—Ask Anything Boating
 

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Open Forum—Ask Anything Boating
11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Boat Parts—15-Minute Bootcamp
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. New Boater Basics
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Personal Watercraft—Upkeep & Gear Necessities—Sponsored by Yamaha Watercraft
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Water Pumps & Fuel Filters Installation Insights
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Talk with a Tech Pro
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Props—Choosing, Care & Repair—Sponsored by Yamaha Genuine Propellers
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Ethanol—How It Impacts Your Engine—Sponsored by Yamalube
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Lower Unit Servicing & Maintenance Tips
3:00 p.m. – 3:40 p.m. Engine Essentials—General Maintenance
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Talk with a Tech Pro
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Open Forum—Ask Anything Boating
 

Costa Conservation Village - Dedicated to sharing information on how we all can protect and promote a healthy marine environment (featuring the Volvo Penta Sustainability stage). 

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  An Ocean Free of Discarded Nets is a Sight Worth Seeing: A Look into Costa's Newest Costa's Untangled Collection 

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Transforming Local Economies Through Conservation: An Interview with Matt Shilling from Indifly

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. An Ocean Free of Discarded Nets is a Sight Worth Seeing: A Look into Costa's Newest Costa's Untangled Collection

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Everglades Restoration with Captains for Clean Water

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Transforming Local Economies Through Conservation: An Interview with Matt Shilling from Indifly

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  IGFA Passports to Fishing, Youth Education Program with Lisa Morse

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. An Ocean Free of Discarded Nets is a Sight Worth Seeing: A Look into Costa's Newest Costa's Untangled Collection

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Everglades Restoration with Captains for Clean Water

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. The IGFA Great Marlin Race with Dr. Bruce Pohlot.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  An Ocean Free of Discarded Nets is a Sight Worth Seeing: A Look into Costa's Newest Costa's Untangled Collection

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Everglades Restoration with Captains for Clean Water

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. The Billfish Foundation: Update from Ellen Peel

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  An interview with Ross Boucek from Bonefish & Tarpon Trust

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  The Billfish Foundation: Update from Peter Chaibongsai

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Everglades Restoration with Captains for Clean Water

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. The Effect of Pharmaceuticals on Bonefish with Nick Castillo from Bonefish & Tarpon Trust 

Charged! Electric Pavilion – State of the Art Electric Propulsion Systems, Battery Powered Boats, and High Tech Products from across the globe.

Wake Sports Experience - Presented by EZ Drive – Featuring Professional Wake Sports Athletes from the competition circuit. Test your skills aboard the wake surf simulators.

Community Corner – Engage with community clubs and associations dedicated to promoting the many benefits of marine stewardship and community involvement. Don't miss HOOK THE FUTURE. Capt. Don will demo various fishing techniques while showcasing a wide variety of fish species. Each kid will also get a free Hook the Future/ Carolina Skiff custom rod & reel combo. You won’t want to miss this hands-on, interactive fishing clinic for kids. 

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Hook the Future By Don Dingman

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hook the Future By Don Dingman

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hook the Future By Don Dingman 

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hook the Future By Don Dingman 

Boat Show Food & Bar- Offering more delicious food than you could eat on a single weekend. Find innovative drink and food options for every taste and budget with ample menu items for vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free guests; we promise you'll never go hungry.

LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES

Enjoy live entertainment 4-7 pm, Thursday through Saturday!

Thursday, 2/17: Brothers of Others - A rock & roll trio based in Miami Beach, FL

Friday, 2/18: Private Stock Band - Fluent in all styles of music from the oldies, to today's hits

Saturday 2/19: Stereotomy - South Florida's favorite classic rock/party band 11 years running