Captain Don will teach children how to catch anything a grown up can with the right tackle.  This interactive clinic will not only educate your children on safety, it will teach them the joy of fishing.

Every child who attends will receive a FREE rod and reel along with other great prizes from Capt. Don!

Saturday Noon and 2:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm and 3:00pm

Located in the Gazebo by the Annex

Learn more about Captain Don and Hook the Future

The Tiki Boat

Come to the Boat Show for a Free Boat Ride on The Tiki Boat. The Tiki Boat is one of only 10 boats in the entire US.

Experience the fun of being on a Tiki Hut listening to music, cruising down the river.

Saturday & Sunday from 10:00am – 12:00pm
Saturday from 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Sunday at 5:00pm

Provided by Freedom Boat Club

Check in at the Freedom Boat Club booth 57 & 58 to get your ticket & schedule your time!

Sunset Cruise

Enjoy a beautiful sunset, good beer, and live music by Darren Ronan on board the Miss Hadley on Saturday April 6th! After attending the Jacksonville In-Water Boat Show at Metro Park, stop in Intuition to purchase a six pack. Then boarding will begin at the Arena/Intuition dock at 6:45pm. Departing at 7pm. We will cruise upstream through downtown Jacksonville along the St. Johns River toward Riverside, Avondale, and San Marco to see the sunset.  Then we will cruise back through downtown to see the sparkling city lights. 

Saturday at 7pm

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Capt Jack Sparrow, Anne Bonny, & Mary Read

Attention all Scallywags and Wenches (and all those in between)!
 Captain Jack and his ladies will be setting their course for the Jacksonville In Water Boat Show on April 14th & 15th! Come out and see Captain Jack Sparrow, Anne Bonny, and Mary Read as they make Jacksonville their port for the weekend! Hold on to your wallets, hide the rum, and keep your wenches close as you take pictures with Captain Jack and his crew. There will be lots of pillaging, plundering, and perhaps a hijacking or two! Mark your calendars and set sail for the Jacksonville In-Water Boat Show! See you there, mates!

Saturday & Sunday
Wherever you can find them!

Kid Zone

  • Caricature Artist Saturday 1-3pm
  • Balloon Artist Saturday 1-4pm
  • Face Painter Saturday 12-5pm / Sunday 12-4pm
  • Bounce house, arts & crafts, games, giveaways and more!