2019 Highlights

Featuring a Boat Show and exhibits for outdoor enthusiasts, live music, beer tents and family fun for all.
Don’t miss out this year, we’re bring you a bigger and better show!


Find good eats from:

  • JR Concessions
  • 31Third Grill
  • Just A Poppin Popcorn
  •  Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
  • Detroit BBQ



Enter to Win $1000 to spend with an
exhibitor at the show.




Rendezvous at the Boat Show Bars
Sails and Ales

The North Bar and the Tiki Bar inside the festival will feature Michigan craft beers, hard cider, your favorite brews on tap as well as wines, coolers, soda, water and more!

LAWN GAMES! Bring your crew for a friendly competition with yard games. Practice up on Hook and Ring Toss, Bags and Giant Jenga!

Live Music at the Tiki Bar & NEW North Bar!
Come enjoy live music and take a seat at the Tiki Bar at the Festival. Bands will entertain the crowds and provide a fun atmosphere.

Thursday, Sept. 12th:
Caribbean Blue Duo 3pm-7pm

Friday, Sept. 13th:
Ron Devon 3pm-7pm

Saturday, Sept. 14th:
Caribbean Blue Duo – TIKI BAR 12pm-7pm
Ron Devon – NAUTI BAR 11am – 7pm

Sunday, Sept. 15th:
The Island Guys – TIKI BAR 12pm-6pm
Karley Davidson – NAUTI BAR 11am – 6pm


RC Boats (Fri – Sun)

Try your hand at operating fun remote control boats in the MacRay Harbor Remote Control Boat Pool!




Bounce Houses (Fri – Sun)





Meet A Mermaid! (Sat-Sun)

Bring your camera and take a picture with this beautiful fish out of water.



Boating Simulator Trainer

America’s Boating Club (United States Power Squadron) now has a Boating Trainer for you to test your boating skills. Stop by the USPS booth and give it a try, you will not be graded nor ticketed and your insurance will not go up if you crash the boat. For all ages! Practice running the boat, docking, learn the rules of the water and more.


Kids Crafts





Face Painting





Water Fun





Broadcast Center
Street teams from local radio stations entertain crowds with games, contests and live talent from your favorite radio stations!

  • WRIF-FM (101.1) – Thursday, Sept 12, 3pm-7pm
  • WXYT-AM/FM (1270 & 97.1) – Friday, Sept 13, 2pm-4pm
  • WCSX-FM (94.7) – Saturday, Sept 14, 10am-3pm

Trolley Service

Back by popular demand! We know the show parking lot gets busy, find a Trolley sign throughout the parking lot and wait for a ride to the show entrance. Available during show hours.