Stay Tuned, Updates for the 2019 Show Will be Posted as They are Announced!


Learn more about these mystical creatures with demonstrations at the show in a tank with real, live sharks! Show schedules coming soon.

Show Times:
Saturdays: 11:30, 2:00, 4:00 & 6:30pm
Sundays: Noon, 1:30, 3:00, 4:30pm
Monday: 1:00, 3:00 & 5:00 pm
Tues-Fri: 4:00, 5:30, 7:30pm

Tommy’s of Detroit

Meet and greet Malibu Boats pro-rider Oli Derome Feb 16-17,
and Axis Wake’s Tony Carroll Feb 16-17, 21-24.



Boating Simulator Trainer

America’s Boating Club (United States Power Squadron) now has a Boating Trainer for you to test your boating skills. Please stop by the USPS booth and give it a try, you will not be graded nor ticketed and your insurance will not go up if you crash the boat. It’s for all ages! Practice running the boat, docking, learn the rules of the water and more.

Fishing Seminars on February 23rd

Presented by:



  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.      Mark Romanack (Fishing 411)
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.      Jake Romanack (Fishing 411)
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.      Jon Thelen (Lindy’s Fish Ed)
  • 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.      Group Panel Q&A
  • 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.      Meet & Greet in Evinrude Space

Jupiter Bike Giveaway

Enter for your chance to win a Jupiter Bike, valued at over $1,000! Register to win at the Information Booth.




Boats to Buy!

More than 100 of Michigan’s best boat dealers and marine businesses under one roof for 9 days of great prices, selection, and services. Your chance to see new 2019 product, get great prices on new non-current boats, motors, trailers and accessories. Shop hundreds of fishing boats, pontoon boats, cruisers, ski boats wakeboard boats, inflatables and personal watercraft. Also get great prices on water toys, docks, decks, boat lifts, canvas, electronics, accessories and so much more!


The Detroit Boat Show is Michigan’s biggest winter rendezvous

Meet up with boating friends at the TIKI BAR inside the show. Reminisce about great boating trips and plan your next Pure Michigan destination for 2019!

KIDS ZONE – Weekends only


Water Rollerz


Face Painting!


Spin the Wheel of
Treasure to win
great prizes!

Make Your Own
Boat Craft!

Aqua Hero and
A Mermaid Princess will be in the Kids zone
Sponsored by:


New Model Introductions

Don’t miss the exciting new boat manufacturer “New Model Introductions.” Dealers will have on display and for sale the latest and greatest 2019 model boats – all types, sizes and for every budget.


Detroit Boat Show Gives Back

    A Boat Load of Food – Donate 5 canned goods at the door to Gleaners Community Food Bank and receive free admission from 3-6 pm.

Career Day – Attend for Free and enter to win $250!

High-school and College students can attend the 2nd annual Detroit Boat Show Career day for free on Monday, February 18 (President’s Day) from 11-6 pm. Students will meet with exhibitors at the show to learn more about job opportunities in the industry. Participants who complete the Career Day stops will be entered to win a $250 gift card!

Click here to learn more and for a FREE voucher to attend.

Click here to view Career Day Exhibitor Information

Click here for exhibitor registration form

Annual T-shirt Giveaway!

Stop by the information booth and post that
you’re at the #detroitboatshow on social
media to receive your collectible shirt!
Limited quantities available. 


Broadcast Center Schedule

  • WCSX-FM Sunday 2/17 10am-3pm
  • WXYT-AM Monday 2/18 4pm-6pm
  • WRIF-FM Tuesday 2/19 3pm-7pm

Special Admission Days

  • Mon., February 18 – 11am-6pm: Senior Day – seniors 65 and older receive free admission during show hours (11 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
    • And Career Day – The show is also hosting a Career Day for High School and College Students interested in finding out more about careers in the industry, including marine technology.
  • Tues., February 19: Ladies Day – Ladies get in free.
  • Wed., February 20: A Boat Load of Food – Donate 5 cans of food to Gleaners Food Bank between 3 & 6 p.m. to get in free
  • Thurs., February 21: Millennial’s Night Out 
    • Millennial’s 35 and under receive free admission show hours (3 – 9 p.m.)

Michigan’s Largest Caught Muskie in 2018

Capt. Steve Jones and the Predator fishing team will have the replica of their 44.5 pound, 52 1/2 inch monster catch – coming in as the largest Muskie caught in Michigan last season. Stop by their booth to see this incredible catch!