Palm Beach, FL (March 16th, 2022) – The 40th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show will be underway in just one week, and there are several ways to get to the show! The event, which is owned by the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County and produced by Informa Markets, will take place Thursday, March 24th through Sunday, March 27th along Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach, directly across the Intracoastal Waterway from Palm Beach Island.
After an incredible year for the boating and marine industry, this year’s boat show will be integral in providing visitors, exhibitors, and the community with an unforgettable event featuring notable products, including boats ranging from 8-foot inflatables to superyachts nearly 300 feet in length. From the Windward VIP experience to the AquaZone by Nautical Ventures, there will be activations that cater to the whole family and those looking for a unique and singular experience at the boat show.
“We are excited to kick off the 40th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show next week with the Palm Beach community,” said Andrew Doole, President of U.S. Boat Shows with Informa Markets. “As part of this year’s show, we have partnered with The Related Group to provide visitors with various parking options that are within walking distance to the event – and we can’t wait for all to experience what’s in store at this remarkable event.”
For guests driving in for the 40th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show, please see our preferred show parking garages and lots provided by The Related Group:
· Hibiscus Garage – 525 Okeechobee West Palm Beach, FL 33401
· Gardenia Garage – 505 Hibiscus St. West Palm Beach, FL 33401
· Sapodilla Garage – 499 S Sapodilla Ave West Palm Beach, FL 33401
· Okeechobee Garage – 620 Hibiscus St West Palm Beach, FL 33401
· Phillips Point – 201 Lakeview Ave West Palm Beach, FL 33401
· Esperante Corporate Center – 222 Lakeview Ave West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Guests are invited to use the West Palm Beach Trolley System, which are free to access. The trolleys will continuously pick up and drop off guests at various trolley stops around Downtown and the Boat Show every 10-15 minutes. Additionally, the trolley system will provide guests with a seamless transit option to and from the Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair.
For guest looking to arrive car-free, the Brightline offers timely departures from its stations, for ticket information and train schedule visit, https://www.gobrightline.com/.
PBIBS Mobile App
This year, visitors will have the opportunity to enhance their PBIBS experience by navigating the boat show with our exclusive mobile app! The mobile app will provide information about the exhibitor and product directory, special events, and important show updates! To help you cruise throughout the show, the mobile app also includes the PBIBS show map right in the palm of your hand.
To download the PBIBS mobile app, please visit the show website or search for PBIBS in your phone’s mobile app store.
Ticketing and Special Experiences
There are several ways to enjoy the boat show this year through our numerous experiences! From general admission tickets to the Windward VIP lounge, check out the different ticket options below:
· Children (6+) – General Admission One-Day Ticket: $15
· Adult – General Admission One-Day Ticket: $29
· Adult – General Admission Two-Day Ticket: $54
· Adult Windward VIP Experience One-Day Ticket: $350
· Adult Superyacht Show Palm Beach Two-Day Ticket: $1,000
In addition to the luxuries of a complementary open bar, gourmet food, concierge, and sponsorship pop-up activations in a unique indoor and outdoor lounge setting, the Windward VIP Experience also includes one-day general admission to the Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary (PBM+C) Art Fair, part of Informa Markets' Art Miami division. Both events will deliver a breadth of luxury experiences from Thursday, March 24 through Sunday, March 27 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center and bring a world-class, internationally respected group of art galleries and marine enthusiasts to Palm Beach.
Superyacht Show Palm Beach includes two-day admission to the 40th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show, the Superyacht Show Palm Beach at Safe Harbor Rybovich, and the Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair. Enjoy premium open bars and gourmet food at the Windward VIP Club and Superyacht Show Palm Beach hospitality suites at the Ben and Safe Harbor Rybovich. Superyacht Show Palm Beach also includes complimentary premium transportation service to/from Safe Harbor Rybovich.
Tickets are valid Thursday through Sunday. Children under the age of 6 are free if accompanied by an adult. Tickets are only available for purchase online, and there will not be a ticketing box office at the show.
The 40th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show will take place at 101 S Flagler Dr, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 and runs from 12 pm – 7 pm on Thursday, March 24th, 10 am – 7 pm on Friday, March 25th, and Saturday, March 26th, and 10 am – 5 pm on Sunday, March 27th.
For tickets and more information on activities, boats on display, exhibitors, transportation, parking, and more, visit www.PBboatshow.com.
About Informa Markets
Informa Markets creates platforms for industries and specialist markets to trade, innovate and grow. We provide marketplace participants around the globe with opportunities to engage, experience and do business through face-to-face exhibitions, targeted digital services and actionable data solutions. We connect buyers and sellers across more than a dozen global verticals, including Boating, Pharmaceuticals, Food, Fashion, and Infrastructure. As the world's leading market-making company, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year. For more information, please visit www.informamarkets.com.
About the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County
The Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County, Inc. (MIAPBC) is a not-for-profit organization formed in 1986. Their mission is to promote and protect the sound growth of the marine industry in Palm Beach County for the benefit and education of its members, the community, and the environment. The MIAPBC brings the community two annual signature events: the Palm Beach International Boat Show and the Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade. MIAPBC supports over forty local marine-related events and nonprofits that protect and promote the marine industry in Palm Beach County and beyond with a portion providing scholarships to deserving students. Since its inception, the MIAPBC has donated over $2.5 million to local nonprofit organizations and scholarship candidates.