FLIBS20: Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
Date(s) - Oct 28, 2020 - Nov 1, 2020
Bahia Mar Yachting Center,
The 61st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
The world’s largest in-water boat show typically has an audience of 110,000 at seven locations with 3 million square feet of display from megayachts to accessories. Organizers expect more than 1,300 boats on display and about 900 exhibitors.
New this year will be 16 show entrances to enhance social distancing at entry. Many of its six miles of floating docks will be widened to 30 feet in and around Bahia Mar Yachting Center, Hall of Fame Marina, Las Olas Marina, Hilton Marina, and Pier 66 Marina (North and South). Buses and water transportation connect the sites.
The Superyacht Village at Pier South returns, with the largest yachts in the show expected to reach 300 feet or more.
Additionally, the Windward VIP Club returns to the captains lounge area on the main dock at Bahia Mar. The club will have outdoor terraces for shore and water views, extended show hours starting at 8 a.m. as well as an open bar, gourmet food offerings and concierge for booking appointments with manufacturers and yacht brokers. Tickets are $300 per day and include admission to the show and Water Taxi transportation.
New this year, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, FLIBS will be organized in accordance with Informa Market’s newl AllSecure health and safety standards, as well as all official government and local authority guidance and regulations. FLIBS will follow the GBAC (Global Biorisk Advisory Council) standards for enhanced cleaning, including undergoing deep cleaning before, during, and after each day’s events. Additional measures on cleaning and hygiene, physical distancing, protect and detect, and communication will also be implemented and required. For full details, or to download a complete guide of Informa’s AllSecure health and safety guidelines, visit https://www.flibs.com/en/
Prime time (Wednesday, Oct. 28) preview tickets are $55, a two-day ticket (valid Thursday-Sunday) is $61 and general admission tickets are $35 per day for adults, $15 for children ages 6-15.
Produced by Informa Markets, the show is owned by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida.