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Entry to vessels is at the discretion of the exhibitor, manufacturer, or broker.

No, we do not have storage facilities available for any personal belongings.

Only ADA certified service animals are permitted. 

Email [email protected] and include the email you used to purchase your ticket. They will resend it to you. If you're at the show and have the same issue, please visit our ticketing agents located at the entrance of the show.

All ticket sales are final. Refunds will only be accepted if the event is cancelled. The show will go on rain or shine.

Thank you for your service! Complimentary tickets will be offered to veterans on Sunday, November 3rd free of charge. Please send proof via email at [email protected], or show your ID at to a ticketing agent at the entrance. Family and friends are not eligible for this offer.

We recommend parking and starting your FLIBS experience at the Broward County Convention Center (1950 Eisenhower Blvd), which serves as our Transportation Hub for the show. Park here for $25/day and access transportation via shuttle, golf cart, or water taxi to all show locations. For additional parking options, please visit our Parking Info page.

Please visit our Shuttle/Golf Cart Info page. Both shuttle and golf cart transportation services are complimentary with your ticket purchase.

Please visit our Water Taxi Info page, which includes a link to purchase tickets. Windward VIP ticket holders receive complimentary water taxi transportation service.

Yes! Please visit our Online Directory to access the full show lineup. Find exhibitors, view boats/products, and more!

Download the FLIBS Official Mobile App to enhance your experience at the show:

  • Search for exhibiting companies and tag your favorites.
  • Filter through new and brokerage boats at the show.
  • View special events and seminars.
  • Use maps to navigate between locations.
  • Receive show updates, notifications, and highlights.

Yes! We have plenty of options for every taste and budget. With ample options for vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free guests - we promise you'll never go hungry! Please visit our Culinary Experience page for more information.

Yes! The Broward County Convention Center is excellent for families, with several activities to choose from. Visit the Kids Corner in the lobby where there will be face painting, arts and crafts, and coloring clinics. Also check out Kids Fishing Clinics on Saturday & Sunday.

Wednesday, 10/30 (Preview Day): 12pm-7pm

Thursday, 10/31: 10am-7pm

Friday, 11/1: 10am-7pm

Saturday, 11/2: 10am-7pm

Sunday, 11/3: 10am-6pm

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About the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

The 64th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will be held October 25-29, 2023 in the Yachting Capital of the World. Owned by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) and produced by Informa Markets, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) is recognized as the largest in-water boat show in the world. FLIBS spans more than three million square-feet of exhibit space across seven waterfront locations that are connected by an intricate network of water and ground transportation services. The five-day show attracts over 100,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors representing 52 countries with more than 1,300 boats on display. 

About Informa Markets

Informa Markets creates platforms for industries and specialist markets to trade, innovate and grow. We provide marketplace participants around the globe with opportunities to engage, experience and do business through face-to-face exhibitions, targeted digital services and actionable data solutions. We connect buyers and sellers across more than a dozen global verticals, including Boating, Pharmaceuticals, Food, Fashion, and Infrastructure. As the world's leading market-making company, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year. For more information, please visit

About the Marine Industries Association of South Florida

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida is the largest trade organization in the Southeast United States dedicated to promoting, protecting, and growing the 121,000 middle class jobs in Broward County and 149,000 jobs regionally driving the economic output to $12.5 billion regionally. Created in 1961, the not-for-profit trade group is focused on the sound growth of the marine industry in the South Florida Region to benefit its members and their customers, communities, and the environment. The Association has over 400 members in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach counties and is the owner of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. For more information, please visit: