Boat Shows & Events

Detroit Boat Show 2020

Date: January 18 - 26, 2020
Location: Show map
The TCF Center (formerly Cobo Center)
1 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226


In case you missed it, the Cobo Center in Detroit is officially going by a new name.

Boats to Buy!

More than 100 of Michigan’s best boat dealers and marine businesses under one roof for 9 days of great prices, selection, and services. Your chance to see new 2019 product, get great prices on new non-current boats, motors, trailers and accessories. Shop hundreds of fishing boats, pontoon boats, cruisers, ski boats wakeboard boats, inflatables and personal watercraft. Also get great prices on water toys, docks, decks, boat lifts, canvas, electronics, accessories and so much more!

New Model Introductions

Don’t miss the exciting new boat manufacturer “New Model Introductions.” Dealers will have on display and for sale the latest and greatest 2020 model boats – all types, sizes and for every budget.

LIVE Stingray Encounter

Learn about these wondrous creatures at this interactive & educational exhibit open all show days. Knowledgeable educators will teach patrons all about stingrays. Patrons can touch and even feed the animals!

Career Days

High School and College Students, Attend Career Days at the Detroit Boat Show Monday through Friday and receive free entry into the show with a valid school ID. Receive a map of stops within the show to learn more about Careers in the industry at a marina or boat dealership including marine technicians, sales, marketing, yard work, and more.

KIDS ZONE – Weekends only

Find games, entertainment, face painting, and more. There will be a "make your own boat" craft and Aqua Hero and a Mermaid Princess will be in the Kids zone, too.

SAVE THE DATE - More details will be added as the show approaches.


Saturdays: 11am – 8pm
Sundays and Monday: 11am – 6pm
Tuesday through Friday: 3pm – 9pm


General: $13.00
Children 12 & Under: FREE with an adult
Free admission (for 1) for all active military, police, and firefighters.

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