Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show – 2018


FLIBS Headquarters:
Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel & Yachting Center
801 Seabreeze Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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Hours & Dates

VIP PREVIEW:  Wed., Oct. 31  |  Noon – 7 pm
Thurs,  Nov.  1 – Sat., Nov. 3   |  10 am – 7 pm
Sun., Nov. 4  |  10 am – 6pm

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the “Yachting Capital of the World” will host the 59th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on October 31 - November 4, 2018

Show exhibits range from yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts. A wide variety of boats and sea vessels will be on display including runabouts, sportfishers, high performance boats, center consoles, cabin cruisers, flats boats, skiffs, express cruisers, sailing yachts, motor yachts, bowriders, catamarans, ski boats, jet boats, trawlers, inflatables, canoes, and extraordinary superyachts.

Covering six locations and over 3 million square feet of space, the show’s transportation network of bus shuttles, water taxis, and riverboats ensures attendees can easily navigate the boat show and its expansive waterways system.

WHERE: Seven locations connected by a convenient land and water  transportation network. Boat show headquarters are at the Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel & Yachting Center, with additional exhibits at the Hall of Fame Marina, Las Olas Municipal Marina, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, Sails Marina, Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Marina and the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.

Adult: $33.00
Child (age 6-15): $15.00
Children (under 6) Free
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The Windward VIP Club Experience at FLIBS offers the luxury of a private dining area, a premium open bar, gourmet food, and meet-and-greet opportunities. This climate-controlled sanctuary is the perfect platform to network, close business, or simply share the excitement of this international boating spectacular. Each VIP Club Experience package includes show entry, Windward VIP Club access and Water Taxi entry.

Central location near the super yachts and luxury auto displays
Located at the Swimming Hall of Fame show entrance and valet
Air-conditioned with multiple lounge areas to relax
Dedicated concierge to arrange appointments on board yachts directly with exhibitors
Private indoor bathrooms
Open bar and gourmet food