The 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is going to take place from October 31 through November 4 across seven waterfront locations.

More than 1,500 boats will be on display at the three million square feet of exhibit space. The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will take place at the Bahia Mar Yachting Center, Hall of Fame Marina, Las Olas Municipal Marina, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, Pier 66 Marina, Sails Marina/Pier 66 South and the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.

The largest in-water boat show in the world offers something for everyone, from astonishing super-yachts to boats for every budget, boating electronics and equipment, fishing gear, marine art, nautical-themed home goods, clothing, jewelry and more. Attractions for the whole family include kids' fishing clinics, educational sea life touch tanks, on-the-water boat handling workshops, and live water sport demonstrations. Guests can also listen to live music, enjoy a bite to eat and relax on floating cocktail lounges.

A VIP experience with a private dining area, premium open bar and light bites is available for guests who want to enjoy the show in style.  

NBC Sports Group will present coverage of the 59th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show – the largest in-water boat show in the world – this December on NBCSN. “The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show represents some of the finest yachts and high-performance boats in the world, and we look forward to showcase this world-class event on NBCSN,͟ said Jeff Macaluso, Sr. Director, Programming, NBC Sports Group.

Owned by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) and produced by Informa, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) is recognized as the largest in-water boat show in the world. FLIBS spans more than 3 million square-feet of exhibit space across seven waterfront locations that are connected by an intricate network of water and ground transportation services. The five-day show attracts approximately 110,000 attendees and 1,200 exhibitors representing 52 countries with more than 1,500 boats on display each November. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.FLIBS.com.