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Detroit Boat Show is the original, biggest and best boat show in the state of Michigan. It features the premiere showing of hundreds of new 2020 and new non-current model boats, motors, trailers, accessories and more, ranging from 10 to potentially 55 feet in length, including fishing boats, ski boats, pontoons, cruisers, inflatables, personal watercraft, kayaks, antique boats, race boats and much more. In addition, the visitors about the latest trends and developments in the industry to inform and test drives with some of the exhibited boats are available. This boat show in Detroit, MI is the ultimate destination for boating and outdoor lifestyle enthusiasts.

Detroit Boat Show is happening from 18 January 2020, Saturday to 26 January 2020, Sunday at Cobo Center in Detroit, MI. The organizer of the event is Michigan Boating Industries Association. It is open to public. The estimated number of attendance is 80,000. The estimated number of exhibitors is 120. The event will accommodate approximately 480,000 square feet of exhibit space. The frequency of this event is annual. The event has been running since 1960.


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Start Date
January 18, 2020 (Saturday)
End Date
January 26, 2020 (Sunday)
Cobo Center
Detroit, Michigan
Michigan Boating Industries Association
Event Type
Consumer Show, Trade Show
Open To
First Year
Saturdays 11am – 8pm
Sundays and Monday 11am – 6pm
Tuesday through Friday 3pm – 9pm


  • Michigan Boating Industries Association
  • Established in 1958, Michigan Boating Industries Association is a non-profit trade association dedicated to the promotion, protection and advancement of the recreational boating industry in Michigan.
  • 32398 Five Mile Road
  • Livonia, MI
  • United States of America
  • +1 734-261-0123
  • +1 734-261-0880


  • Cobo Center
  • Cobo Center is a world-class meeting and convention facility, located along a beautifully restored international riverfront in the heart of a vibrant downtown Detroit.
  • One Washington Blvd
  • Detroit, MI
  • United States of America
  • +1 313-877-8777
  • +1 313-877-8577

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