Find the Boat to Fit Your Lifestyle at the Columbia Boat Show

COLUMBIA, S.C.—After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic and boat supply chain delays, the Columbia Boat Show returns for 2023 and will showcase local boat dealers and exhibitors at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds Friday, February 17 through Sunday, February 19, 2023. Hundreds of boats will be on display as dealers bring their finest in recreation, sport, fishing, and more. If you missed out on purchasing a boat during the limited availability of the last two years, come to the Columbia Boat Show and let the dealers help you get out on the water with your own boat or personal watercraft this summer!

Local dealers at the show will include Captain’s Choice Marine, Columbia Power Sports, Cove2Coast Marine, Doss Marine, East Columbia Sport Shop, Marine 360, Martin’s Performance Marine, Mid Carolina Marine, Wilson Marine, Carolina Inboard, and Berkeley Outdoors. Each dealer is uniquely qualified to assist you in your search for the perfect watercraft for their lifestyle and they are ready to introduce you to the latest and greatest in their inventory.

The Columbia Boat Show is a family-friendly event that includes food and drink vendors, as well as exhibitors who will have everything from boating accessories to golf carts and a variety of lake-related memberships for you to learn about and shop.

“The Columbia Boat Show has been an annual event for the last 60 years, with the exception of the years we paused due to the pandemic and boat supply chain delays,” said Columbia Boat Show Director, Frank Scuderi. “We’re happy to be back this year. The Boat Show is the perfect way to gear up for a summer of fun out on the water. Whether you’re a fisherman, a wakeboarder, or a family looking for a great boat to create summer memories on, the Columbia Boat Show has exactly the watercraft that you’re looking to purchase. These dealers always bring the best boats and the best deals for you to shop—They’re ready to answer all of your questions and to help you find the boat that’s just right for your lifestyle.”

The show is open to the public and will be held at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds Friday, February 17, 10am – 8pm; Saturday, February 18, 10am – 8pm; and Sunday, February 9, 10am – 6pm. Admission to the 2023 Columbia Boat Show is $10 per adult and is free for children 12 & under. Parking at the State Fair Grounds is $5 per car.

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