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MBIA Boat Show Calendar

Commerce Twp., Mich. – Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA), Michigan’s non-profit boating trade organization, announces its upcoming boat show dates. With more than 65 years of experience, MBIA is the premier boat show producer in the state of Michigan. MBIA boat shows offer face-to-face access to more than 80,000 boaters each year and are known for their size, attendance, quality and sales activity.

65th Annual Progressive Detroit Boat Show
January 14-16 & 19-22, 2023
Huntington Place (Cobo)
One Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226
Information: 800.932.2628 or

The Progressive Detroit Boat Show is the Original, Biggest and Best boat show in the state of Michigan, featuring the premiere showing of hundreds of new 2023, new and “like new” non-current model boats, motors, trailers, accessories and more, ranging from 10- to potentially 55-feet in length, including: fishing boats, ski boats, pontoons, cruisers, inflatables, personal watercraft, kayaks, antique boats, race boats and much more. Special attractions to be announced on Hours: Saturdays: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sundays and Mondays: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thursday & Friday:3 p.m. – 9 p.m. Admission: Adults $13, Children 12 and under are free with an adult. Visit for more information.

31st Annual Progressive Novi Boat Show
March 9-12, 2023
Suburban Collection Showplace
46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI 48374
Information: 800.932.2628 or

Featuring more than 100 exhibitors showing new 2023 and new and “like new” non-current ski boats, fishing boats, pontoons, small to mid-size runabouts, personal watercraft, kayaks, inflatables – also, motors, trailers, dockage, accessories, services and much more. Special attractions to be announced on Hours: Thursday & Friday: 2 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission: Adults $12, Children 12 and under are free with an Adult. Visit for more information.

34th Annual Great Lakes Boating Festival
May 20-21, 2023
Grosse Pointe Yacht Club
788 Lake Shore Rd., Grosse Pointe, MI 48236

Kicking off the boating season, this public event is for all who want to experience a boat show in a beautiful marina atmosphere. Boats from 16- up to 80-feet in length on land and in water, all are welcome to climb aboard! Also featuring antique cars, Dossin Museum display, Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Display, Vintage boats and more! Hours: Saturday: 12 – 7 p.m., and Sunday: 12 – 5 p.m. Admission: Free. Owned by the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. Produced by the Michigan Boating Industries Association.

14th Annual Progressive Metro Boat Show
September 14 – 17, 2023
Lake St. Clair Metropark
31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp., MI 48045
Information: 800.932.2628 or

An exciting boat and outdoor recreation show featuring boats in water up 60’ and on land and many other outdoor recreation exhibits catering to the millions of outdoor minded individuals in Michigan and surrounding states. This event takes place along the beautiful shoreline of Lake St. Clair and includes live music in the Tiki Bar, Food Trucks, Special Promotions and much more. Details at Hours: Thursday, Friday: 1pm – 7:30 p.m.; Saturday: 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Sunday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Admission: Adults $10, Children 12 and under free with an adult.

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