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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 educational seminars, food trucks, and activity zones for the whole family. 

The Progressive Experience in Pride Park- Progressive puts your captain skills to the test at the Miami Boat Show, combining the fun of a carnival boardwalk with the timeless charm of an old port town. Take the helm at Hooked, a mega claw machine to win seaworthy prizes and sing along with Marina, a half fish half WaveRunner who loves sea shanties. If you’re lucky, you can catch sea-legged locals, the Captain and his Mate. They’ll tell you a story or two, or three of life on the high seas.


  • The world’s first box truck claw machine
  • Marina the singing fish
  • The Captain and his Mate
  • Prizes (Keychains, Sunscreen, T-shirts, Towels, Dry bags)


Nautical Ventures AquaZone The AquaZone’s 60’ x 30’, 40,000-gallon freshwater pool, is located in Pride Park and home for in-water demos, hands-on testing, contests & prizes, and more! For thrill seekers and water lovers alike, the AquaZone is designed to give boat show-goers an upfront and personal experience with a variety of water sports and innovative marine products.

Culinary Experience – Explore a whirlwind of flavors at DBMIBS all while soaking in the extravagant views. The boat show will be offering world-class culinary experiences along with innovative cocktails provided by the show’s partners such as Budweiser, Goslings, Tanqueray, Ketel One, and Crown Royal.

Pride Park Pickleball Court – Test your talents in the game of pickeball! First come, first serve.

Fred’s Shed Interactive Learning Center – Have a boat or engine problem you haven’t been able to fix? Stop by and ask our tech expert about it at Fred's Shed How-To Center! Seminars at Fred's Shed will take place every day of the show - featuring FREE tips, advice and practical skills that cover everything from getting started and operating your boat to service, maintenance and more.

Educational Center – Enjoy seminars and clinics that will take place here during the show. Don’t miss out on Hook the Future’s Kids Fishing Clinics with Captain Don Dingman. Captain Don will demonstrate various fishing techniques while showcasing a wide variety of fish species for the kids. Each participant will receive a free Hook the Future/Carolina Skiff custom rod and reel combo!