SPECIAL EVENTS AT FLIBS


YACHT CHEF COMPETITION

Located at Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina

Partnering with National Marine Provisions, Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina and Wine Enthusiast, the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is holding a competition for the Chefs of the show’s registered vessels to compete in a judged competition. 

The evening will offer guests cocktails and tastings from luxury food purveyors while watching the competing chefs highlight their skills and creative talents in a culinary contest themed for an elegant beach side barbeque.


ANGLER’S HOSPITALITY LOUNGE

Located at Broward Convention Center

Relax in comfort or entertain clients in style at the Boat Show!

Enjoy a Tapas style menu

Complimentary Drinks  +  Beverage Tastings

Entertainment, AC & More!


THE BLUEWILD OCEAN ADVENTURE EXPO, SEMINARS AND ART EXHIBITS

Located at the Broward County Convention Center

Be sure to visit "TheBlue Wild Watersports and Marine Art Expo". You will get the chance to listen to experts speak about different water sports -- from freediving and spearfishing to stand up paddle boarding and underwater photography.  Also, stop by and meet celebrity speakers Gator Boy Chris Gillette and Manny Puig -- they will be displaying their artwork andphotography.  While there, be sure to visit the extensive Marine Art Display room, featuring a wide range of artists -- from serious, high-end works of art to underwater photography to whimsical and contemporary pieces.  There is something for everyone at The Blue Wild!


THE ANNUAL KIDS' FISHING CLINICS

Presented by Hook the Future

Located at the Convention Center show site, clinics begin at 12:00 and 2:00pm on Saturday & 1:00 and 3:00pm on Sunday .The clinic is free for all children who have a ticket to the boat show and are between the ages of 5-16.

Saturday:

12:00 PM - Convention Center

2:00 PM - Convention Center

Sunday:

1:00 PM - Convention Center

3:00 PM - Convention Center


CORAL REEF STAGE

Located at the main entrance of the Broward County Convention Center

Presented by MIASF, Informa, CVB, Reef Aquaria Design, The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance


Aquazone By Nautical Ventures

MEET THE EXPERTS AND TALK WITH THE PROS. 

Continuous In-Pool Demonstrations all day long during the show.
The Boat Show's Largest Attraction!! Located at the Sailfish Pavilion outside the Convention Center, the AquaZones's 30' x 60', 40,000 - gallon fresh water pool is home to in-water demos, hands-on-testing, contests & prizes, and a one-stop learning center for information and product knowledge from these exhibitors: Torqeedo, SEABOB, Crystal Kayak, Freestyle Slides, Gocycle, Power Vision, LIVE Watersports, Electrical Surf Sports, Radinn, Hobie Cat, Ocean Kayak, Zapata Fly Boards & More!
Events include:
  • SUP Yoga Exhibitions
  • Flyboard Aerial Aquabatics
  • Dive Sled Expositions
  • Hovercraft Shows
  • New Yacht toy product reveals
  • Kayak & SUP demos
  • Underwater drones
  • Games, prizes & more