• Q: Where is the Boat Show?

    A: The Emerald Coast Boat Show is the Emerald Coast Convention Center in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida.  The physical address is 1250 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, 32548

  • Q: Where can I buy a ticket?

    A: You can buy tickets at the main gate/entrance to the show.  Adults are $6.00, kids under 12 and parking are FREE.

  • Q: Will a ticket get me in the show all days?

    A: Yes, you must see the ticket attendant upon exiting the show to get a pass.  Your ID will be required upon re-entry

  • Q: Is the whole show outdoors?

  • A: No- We have exhibits filling the entire Emerald Coast Convention Center, the Parking Lot, and over 400′ of in water docks.
  • Q: I have some tickets placed for me at Will Call. Where can I pick them up?

    A: The same location as you buy your tickets will have your name on the official will call list.

    Tickets should be held under your last name, or the name of the exhibiting company leaving tickets for you.

  • Q: Where can I find parking?

    A: There is plenty of Free parking at the convention center both outside and around the Boat Show as well as underneath the Convention Center in the garage.Q: Can I test drive a boat at the Show?

  • Q: Is there anything else to buy besides boats?

  • A: Yes. There is much more to the Boat Show than just the boats. Take a DEMO ride aboard with a factory trained driver and experience some of the most powerful engines on the planet.  Catch the Lumber Jack Feud going on 3 times daily.  Try your luck at the Wicked Yellowfin Fishing Simulator and experience the fish of a lifetime. There’s apparel, electronics, jewelry, hats and caps, sunglasses, destinations/real estate, artwork, magazines, boating accessories, engines, and more. Even if you don’t own a boat, you can still go on a shopping spree.
  • Q: Is the Show handicap accessible?

    A: All entrances into the show are accessible for people with disabilities. However, we can not guarantee access aboard some of the vessels.

  • Q: Can I bring my bicycle, skateboard, scooter or rollerblades?

    A: No. We do not permit any such items on show site.

  •  Q: Can I bring my pet?

    A: We get this question very often… We reserve the right to make that decision based on both the dogs breed, disposition, and size.  We do not allow any aggressive breeds under any circumstances.  Obviously handicap and guide dogs are allowed under the ADA act. 


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