The Wharf Boat & Yacht Show in Orange Beach

The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show Returns March 19-21

The show is scheduled March 19-21 at the unparalleled facilities in Orange Beach.

The Wharf Boat & Yacht Show in Orange Beach, AL

After a year of pandemic restrictions, Alabama’s premier waterfront entertainment venue should provide a welcome return to the way of life on the beautiful Gulf Coast with The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show, a showcase of the latest in boats and yachts of every size. 

The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show has become the premier event on the Alabama Gulf Coast with an inventory valued at more than $150 million. Sales at the show average more than $20 million each year.

General admission starts on Friday, March 19, with the Red Carpet Special. Ladies Day is set for Saturday, March 20. Both Friday and Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Sunday, March 21, Military Appreciation Day is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. General admission tickets are $10 each day. 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.

Larger vessels of every variety will occupy the 160 wet slips at The Wharf. Numerous yacht dealers will have vessels up to 75 feet in length on display. If you’re looking for something smaller, the Wharf Boat and Yacht Show will have vessels from small skiffs with tiller outboards to fully rigged inshore boats. Exhibitors will have more than 650 trailerable boats on display.

Children at The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show

In addition to the boats and yachts, more than 70 exhibitors will offer accessories, upgrades and retrofit kits for marine applications. Booths with marine electronics, fishing tackle, marine repowering options and other outdoor equipment will be available. More than 120 companies will be displaying their products at the show.

At the BridgeWalk Event Stage, a variety of events are planned, including kids art classes from marine artist Larry Rackley. Ladies Day will feature fashion shows and drawings for gift packages. Visitors will also be entertained with live music as well as instructional seminars.

If you’ve worked up an appetite after checking out The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show, you can take a short walk to some of the best restaurants on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Additional shopping is also available. The Wharf offers free covered parking and a complimentary golf cart shuttle service.

The Wharf’s Ferris Wheel, which is 112 feet tall with 24 gondolas, offers a bird’s eye view of the Gulf Coast’s premier boat and yacht show. 

Mark March 19-21 on your calendar and head to Alabama’s beautiful coast for The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show, the Gulf Coast’s most pleasing display of everything nautical.

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