Things to do in Tampa: Tampa Boat Show

The 2018 Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show, the area’s only on-water boat show will
showcase the marine industry’s newest boats, technology and accessories from September 7-9
at the Tampa Convention Center and Harbor. Visitors to the Bay Area’s largest boat show can
view, board and buy boats at the best prices of the year on hundreds of boats from the region’s
top dealers.

The three-day boating extravaganza will offer visitors interactive features for families and
boaters of all experience levels. Attendees can enjoy Boat U.S. hands-on boating courses
along Tampa Bay or explore Fred’s Shed DIY Seminars that offer free hands-on clinics on
boat maintenance, repair and upgrade techniques. There is also an extensive boating and
fishing seminar lineup.

VIP preview night on Thursday, Sept. 6: Attendees can enjoy an exclusive all-access
pass to view and board in-water boats and yachts before the show is open to the public for
$75. The price includes valet parking, cocktails and hors d’œuvres. Tickets to the VIP event
are only available online at

For more information, visit and follow the show on Facebook and
Instagram. Keep up with us by using #TampaBoatShow across all social channels.

Editor’s Note: Reserve media passes by registering at For more
information or to schedule interviews, please contact Megan Licursi at 513.404.2545 or


Date(s): September 7, 2018 – September 9, 2018
Hours: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM


333 South Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602

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