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Bay Bridge Boat Show

Bay Bridge Boat Show

Kick off your boating season at the Bay Bridge Boat Show, April 27-29. The largest in-water boat show north of Florida will feature more than 400 powerboats from 7 to 70 feet including an impressive collection of fishing boats, center consoles, trawlers, express cruisers, pontoon boats, luxury cruisers, jet skis, jet boats, ski boats, bowriders, inflatables, kayaks, SUPs, and canoes. Visit the PropTalk Demo Dock. Explore more than 100 exhibitor booths, food court and children’s area. Fun for the whole family.

Boat Show Program – 2017

Show Guide BBBS 2016Browse the digital Bay Bridge Boat Show Program. Read about our exhibitors, plan your visit, and hear about exciting activities before you arrive on the docks.

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More Than 400 Boats, Up To 70 Feet In Length

power boatEvery style and size imaginable! See an impressive collection of fishing boats, center consoles, trawlers, express cruisers, pontoon boats, luxury cruisers, jet skis, jet boats, ski boats, bowriders, bass boats, inflatables, kayaks, SUPs, and canoes.

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PropTalk Demo Dock – Try Before You Buy!

boat motor rearviewDealers and manufacturers will be offering demo rides and sea trials from the docks inside the boat show.

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Exhibitors – 100+ On-Land

power boatExplore the latest in navigational equipment, high-tech electronics, inflatables, boating accessories, clothing, gear, and related services such as boating clubs, charter companies, insurance firms, and lending institutions. 

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Explore More Than 100 Fishing Boats from 35+ Manufacturers

From Everglades to Boston Whalers and everything in between. Click below for complete list of fishing boat manufacturers displaying at boat show.

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Spend your Summer on the Chesapeake

kids jumpingPurchase a boat at the show and spend your summer on the Chesapeake Bay.  Imagine spending the summer on a boat you discover at the boat show. All leading powerboat manufacturers will be exhibiting at the Bay Bridge Boat Show. Shop 400+ powerboats up to 75 feet in length and compare more than 100 fishing boats from over 30 manufacturers.

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Free Daily Boating Seminars

Sea Ray VentureFree daily seminars on boating are presented by the Chesapeake Bay Magazine.

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Stop by Hemingway’s Restaurant

Chef Bruce Wetterau of Hemingway’s Restaurant always offers mouth watering specials. Walking distance from boat show.

Rod Building Lessons

fishingrodImprove your skills. Learn to build a rod offered by Shore Tackle.

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Interactive Children’s Area

facepaintingFun activities for all including a moon bounce and face painting


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Register to be a prize winner. Lucky boaters will win prizes generously donated by our sponsors and exhibitors. Buy tickets online or register at the show to win.

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beauteneau 38Relax with food and drinks at the Pool Bar, visit one of the beer stations located throughout the show, or take the family to our expanded food court. 

On-Site Parking

motor boatLots of on-site parking available. A $3.00 donation is requested to support the Kent Island High School Athletic Boosters

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