The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show: A Boater’s Paradise
March 20-22 in Orange Beach
Alabama’s premier waterfront entertainment venue will showcase the latest in boats and yachts of every size during the annual The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show, scheduled March 20-22 at the state-of-the-art facilities in Orange Beach.
With an inventory valued at more than $150 million, The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show has become the premier event on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Typically, sales of more than $20 million are conducted during the show.
For the second year in a row, the BoatUS Foundation On-Water Training program will be offered to those who want to improve their boating skills or learn how to safely operate a vessel as a newcomer to the boating community.
The BoatUS courses are perfect for those who are exploring purchasing or renting a boat to ensure a safe trip on the water. Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your spot. The boating course fees also cover admission to The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show, which has teamed with Freedom Boat Club to offer lessons on how to have a fun, informative day on the water. Students must be 21 years of age to take the courses, which are “Intro to Boating” and “Women Making Waves.” Each course features three hours on the water.
General admission starts on Friday with the Red Carpet Special. Ladies Day is set for Saturday, March 21. Both Friday and Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Sunday, March 22, Military Appreciation Day is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. General admission tickets are $10 on Friday and Sunday and $12 on Saturday. A platinum package for admission all three days is available for $25. With a proper ID, military personnel and first responders can purchase an $8 ticket. Children 12 years old and younger are admitted free.