ESCAPE YOUR DAILY GRIND: TRY THE BOATING LIFESTYLE
Purchase 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. Buy your new boat today and power it into the Bay tomorrow. All leading powerboat manufacturers will be exhibiting at the Bay Bridge Boat Show. Shop 350+ powerboats up to 75 feet in length and compare more than 100 fishing boats from over 30 manufacturers.
Boat Show Program – 2017
Browse 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.
Free Opening Night BBQ Bash
What better way to unwind after a long day at the show? Come, relax, and be entertained. Sit back and enjoy a great party with complimentary BBQ, handmade gourmet chocolates, and live music from Sean Hetrick & the Leftovers. Cash bar.
More Than 350 Boats, Up To 75 Feet In Length
Every 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.
PropTalk Demo Dock – Try Before You Buy!
Dealers and manufacturers will be offering demo rides and sea trials from the docks inside the boat show.
Exhibitors – 100+ On-Land
Explore 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.
Explore More Than 100 Fishing Boats from 30+ Manufacturers
From Everglades to Boston Whalers and everything in between. Click below for complete list of fishing boat manufacturers displaying at boat show.
Spend your Summer on the Chesapeake
Most boats are available for immediate sale. Realize the dream. 350 new boats and dozens of brokerage boats. Compare more than a hundred fishing boats from 30+ manufacturers.
Free Daily Boating Seminars
Free daily seminars on boating are presented by the Chesapeake Bay Magazine and the Annapolis School of Seamanship.
Grilled Oysters by Hemingway's
Chef Bruce Wetterau from Hemingway's Restaurant will cook up a grilled oyster sampler daily at 3:00PM. Join him for a Oyster Grilling Demonstration by the pool bar and sample four flavors of grilled oysters and learn how to prepare them.
Fishing, Casting and Rod Building Lessons
Improve your skills. Build a rod or try a casting lesson offered by Shore Tackle.
Interactive Children's Area
Fun activities for all including a moon bounce and face painting
Boatload of Prizes
Register to be the grand prize winner of a 'Boatload of Prizes.' One lucky boater will win a 'Boatload of Prizes' generously donated by our sponsors and exhibitors. Buy tickets online or register at the show to win.
Relax 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.
Lots of on-site parking available. A $3.00 donation is requested to support the Kent Island High School Athletic Boosters