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Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) 2024

Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

30 Oct - 3 Nov 2024

By Katie Scott

The Florida coast is set to hum with life once again as the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) returns for its 65th edition at the end of October.

Annually hosting around $4billion worth of yachts and nautical merchandise across all niches, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show has grown to become the largest in-water boat show in the world.

Known to attract 100,000+ visitors each year, visiting Fort Lauderdale is a must for viewing the latest luxury yacht charters and obtaining the current season's must-have gadgets and fashion. 

FLIBS 2024 Locations

Superyacht underway in a Fort Lauderdale marina, more yachts berthed in background.

The esteemed Fort Lauderdale show covers seven locations throughout the five-day event with complimentary transport to provide seamless transitions to each exhibit.

The locations to visit are;

  • Bahia Mar 
  • Hall of Fame Marina 
  • Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina
  • Las Olas Marina
  • Pier 66 Marina
  • Superyacht Village at Pier 66 South
  • Broward County Convention Center

Superyacht Village at Pier 66 South

Superyacht Village sign at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

The place to be if you're looking for the most indulgent yacht charters, the Superyacht Village has gone from strength to strength since its inaugural edition in 2019. 

Situated on a 3.5-acre zone, off Pier 66, the Superyacht Village is an exclusive exhibition attached to FLIBS that showcases quintessential brands and yachts.

If you're hoping to find your next corporate yacht charter this is the exhibit you will find it in.

Broward County Convention Center

Broward County Convention Center during FLIBS. Visitors walking along red carpet between exhibitor stands.

Aside from the plethora of yacht displays sprinkled around Florida, the Broward County Convention Center is the ideal exhibition area for completing the ultimate yachting package.

Showcasing an extensive range of fishing boats, cruisers, marine accessories, fishing accessories, diving gear, and personal watercraft, there are ample opportunities to stock up on the latest equipment merchandise for an unforgettable yacht charter voyage.  

Also home to the AquaZone run by Nautical Ventures, a 40,000-gallon freshwater pool gives front-row seats to witness some of the most thrilling watersports and test out some innovative products.

Windward VIP Experience

Windward VIP floor sign at FLIBS, blue circle reading "follow me to Windward VIP Club, Douglas Elliman".

Indulging in unrivaled views of the show, the Windward VIP Experience at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show has a collection of benefits that make attending FLIBS even more of an experience.

Set up as an exclusive luxury retreat, the Windward VIP Club is located at the Bahia Mar Yachting Center's Captain’s Lounge and features its own premium open bar with a gourmet menu.

Allowing ticket holders early access to the show through the Bahia Mar South Entrance, Windward VIP provides a relaxing VIP lounge, along with sponsored activations and an exclusive preview day.

Chartering Florida and FLIBS

Aerial view of Florida. Large hotels surrounded by water, views out to sea in background.

The Sunshine State has long been a firm tourist favorite and is now dubbed the superyacht capital of the world. 

Providing an abundance of 24-hour entertainment and a buzzing social scene, Florida yacht charters open up many more opportunities to see the enticing location from every angle.

Close proximity to the Bahamas, Key West, and Miami make Florida, and indeed FLIBS, an ideal inclusion in a tour of the southern tip of the USA, and will leave all charter guests wanting more.

If you're thinking of attending the 2024 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, contact your preferred yacht charter broker to start planning your trip today. 

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) 2024 Location

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