Stay Tuned, Updates for the 2020 Show Will be Posted as They are Announced!

Win A FREE Trip to The Islands of Tahiti 

Board a Sunsail sailing catamaran and enjoy a SIX DAY, FIVE NIGHT adventure around the Islands of Tahiti during the Tahiti Pearl Regatta in early May. Enjoying the endless flexibility, privacy, and freedom provided by your personal stateroom aboard this crewed vessel. Follow the sailing excursion with TWO NIGHTS at Conrad Bora Bora Nui, where this blissful and luxurious resort will host you in a spectacular overwater villa.   

One Winner (and guest) will receive paid airfare and this EIGHT DAY adventure FOR FREE!  Winner will be selected and notified no later than early March 2020.   

For details and official contest rules, visit www.glscuttlebutt.com/Tahiti.


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!


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 2020 model boats – all types, sizes and for every budget.


LIVE Stingray Encounter

Learn about these wondrous creatures at this interactive & educational exhibit open all show days. Knowledgeable educators will teach patrons all about stingrays. Patrons can touch and even feed the animals!


Career Days

High School and College Students, Attend Career Days at the Detroit Boat Show Monday, Jan. 20 through Friday, Jan. 24. Students will receive free entry into the show with a valid school ID. Download a ticket voucher here. Receive a map of stops within the show to learn more from industry professionals about Careers in the industry at a marina or boat dealership including marine technicians, sales, marketing, yard work, and so much more. For more information or questions, contact Danielle Fahim at dfahim@mbia.org or call 734-261-0123, ext. 1.

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
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Broadcast Center Schedule

  • 94.7 WCSX Live Saturday, January 18
  • 101 WRIF Live Saturday, January 18
  • 97.1 The Ticket, WXYT Live Friday, January 24
  • 99.5 WYCD Live Saturday, January 25