Fall Boat Show scheduled for October 15-16 at the J-Tech Institute


The North Florida Marine Association has announced the dates for the Northeast Florida Fall Boat Show: October 15-16 at the J-Tech Institute campus in Jacksonville’s Southside.

The boat show will feature two days of boating fun, family activities and educational seminars, plus deals on hundreds of boats and thousands of accessories. Boat show attendees will be among the first to see and ride brand new models of all types of watercraft including fishing boats, cruisers, ski boats, pontoons, inflatables, personal watercraft , etc.

The boat show is sponsored by VyStar Credit Union, J-Tech Institute, AgPro and Freedom Boat Club.

Highlights include:

  • A wide range of boat and accessory dealers

  • Hundreds of boats and thousands of accessories for sale
  • Fishing equipment and clothing
  • Boat rental companies
  • Storage, docking and lifting options
  • Customization and repair of boats
  • Little Skipper Kid Zone sponsored by Freedom Boat Club

“The Fall Boat Show is back and we are very excited to welcome attendees to our new location at J-Tech,” said Erin Johnson, executive director of the North Florida Marine Association. “The facility is centrally located and provides the perfect setting for all the fun Jacksonville expects from our boat shows. There are so many vendors, products and resources to browse. This fall’s show will be better than ever.

J-Tech Institute is located at 8813 Western Way, Jacksonville. Boat show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on October 15 and 16. Admission is $8 for adults and $6 for seniors, military, and first responders with ID. Children 15 and under are admitted free with paid adult admission. Food and beverages will be available from food truck vendors and parking is free. For more information, visit boatjax.com.

The purpose of the North Florida Marine Association is to foster and promote boating safety in the Northeast Florida region; to help and assist in the proposal and adoption of appropriate laws and regulations relating to boats and nautical safety; to promote social activities and education among its members and to exchange ideas on the promotions and sales of their products and services, and to assist, attend and organize exhibitions of boats, equipment and related products and services.

To become a member or learn more, visit boatjax.com.

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