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Fort Lauderdale Boat Show 2022 [YACHTS ON DISPLAY]

Wednesday - Sunday | October 26 - 30, 2022

Wednesday – Sunday | October 26 – 30, 2022

This year’s Fort Lauderdale Boat Show will feature some of the most impressive yachts for sale at the Superyacht Village and marina, including vessels up to nearly 300 feet. The enclave for superyachts and superyacht enthusiasts, Superyacht Village is an exclusive marina that features some of the most spectacular yachts in the boat show.

Experience the largest in-water presence of boats and marine exhibits.

Everything You Need to Know About the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

The 63rd annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) begins Wednesday, October 26, and ends Sunday, October 30. Each year, the show brings together boat enthusiasts from across the globe to the “Yachting Capital of the World.” Attendees get access to the industry’s latest boats and yachts of all sizes.

Held at the Bahia Mar Yachting Center, FLIBS showcases more world and U.S. debuts than any other boat show in the country. The five-day event showcases over 1,500 yachts and boats across seven locations. Last year’s show contributed an incredible $1.79 billion to Florida’s economy.

Mark your calendars. Here’s your complete guide to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2022. Stop by the Denison display to experience some of the most impressive yacht exhibits at the show.

What to Expect: Exhibitors, Food, Transportation at FLIBS 2022

From yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts, FLIBS has something for every attendee. When you’re not touring Denison’s impressive yachts, check out the Superyacht Village, Windward VIP Club, water sports display, marine vendors, and fishing clinics for kids. The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will offer plenty of food and beverage options throughout the event including gyros, tacos, burgers, beer, and more.

The best way to get to the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show is by water taxi so that you can enjoy the waterways of Fort Lauderdale. Other transportation options include shuttle service from local hotels, Uber/Lyft drop-off zones, or parking.

Guide: What Not to Do at a Boat Show

Prepare for this year’s Fort Lauderdale Boat Show. Check out our total guide to boat show etiquette.

Pro Tip: Make sure you wear comfortable, easy-to-remove shoes!


Visiting from out of town? There are plenty of places to stay near the boat show. You can find beachfront locations, rooftop pools, and excellent restaurants all within a five-minute drive of FLIBS 2022. Book your stay early–the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is expecting a big crowd this year.

Ritz Carlton Fort Lauderdale Beach

The Ritz Carlton on Fort Lauderdale Beach pays homage to the yachting capital of the world with an elevated pool inspired by a ship’s bow. Select rooms and suites have oceanfront views that incorporate elements of the sea. This luxury hotel has a seaside charm that’s perfect for unwinding after FLIBS 2022.

Location: 1 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

Marriott Harbor Beach

The Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort is hidden off A1A, near the main entrance of FLIBS 2022. This hotel is in an excellent location that’s close to the airport, right on the beach, and within walking distance to the boat show. There’s also plenty of dining options near the Mariott Harbor Beach Resort.

Location: 3030 Holiday Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Riverside Hotel

The Riverside Hotel sits right along the New River and adds the option for boat dockage for vessels up to 150 feet. It’s also on the Water Taxi route (stop 1) so you can easily cruise to FLIBS 2022. Riverside’s location is also within walking distance of some of the best restaurants and boutique shops in Fort Lauderdale.

Location: 620 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301


The boat show is an excellent opportunity to participate in Fort Lauderdale’s culinary scene. Make plans to refuel, recap, and relax at one of these local restaurants. Expect excellent seafood, ice-cold beer, and live entertainment. 

Southport Raw Bar & Grill

Looking for something that’s no-fuss, casual, and easy to get to? Southport is your best option. This Fort Lauderdale staple is a neighborhood favorite offering burgers, seafood, beer, and live music on weekends. Come to unwind, stay for the atmosphere.

Location: 1536 Cordova Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316


Coconuts Restaurant

Coconuts is your best bet if you’re famished immediately after the boat show. It is within walking distance from FLIBS, so you can pop over to enjoy food and drinks with a waterfront view. The restaurant hosts a lively and fun atmosphere while being the perfect spot to recap your favorite exhibits and displays from the show.

Location: 429 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Lona Cocina Tequileria

Lona Cocina

If you crave a margarita after a full day of walking the docks, then Lona is your gate to heaven. This Mexican restaurant on Fort Lauderdale beach is filled with flavorful ceviches, tostadas, and tacos–plus 300 different tequilas and mezcals. The outdoor patio hosts a lively atmosphere with an incredible view of the Atlantic Ocean.

Location: 321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

FLIBS 2021 Highlights

Check out all the fun from last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

Show Location

801 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 | Get Directions
Wednesday, October 26
Thursday, October 27
Friday, October 28
Saturday, October 29
Sunday, October 30

Schedule A Private Showing

Take a private tour on your favorite yacht at the show

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