The Boat Show will be open from 10-2 on Sunday and will be closing early due to the threat of inclement weather.

Show Schedule

Fetch-N-Fish

Fetch-N-Fish Promotions is a traveling 4,000 gallon aquarium promoting family fun with fishing seminars and dog shows. Jason Reynolds and his daughter, Jordan Fry, travel all over the United States teaching fishing tips and dog obedience. Jason has over 25 years of guiding and fishing professional tournament circuits. The aquarium is also full of bass and Jason demonstrates fishing tactics from it.

The dog show is all about family fun and getting the kids involved. We talk about obedience, dog training, and mix it with some fun games and dog tricks. The highlight of the show is when the high-flying retrievers jump into the 41-foot-long bass tub! The kids get a front row seat, get a hands on interaction with the dogs, and might get a lil wet in the splash zone! The show is something the whole family can enjoy and the kids will absolutely love it!

Friday
2:30 Fetch N’ Fish: Dog Show
5:00 Fetch N’ Fish: Dog Show

Saturday
11:00 Fetch N’ Fish: Fishing Seminar
1:00 Fetch N’ Fish: Dog Show
3:00 Fetch N’ Fish: Fishing Seminar
5:00 Fetch N’ Fish: Dog Show

Sunday
11:00 Fetch N ‘Fish: Fishing Seminar
12:00 Fetch N ‘ Fish: Dog Show
2:00 Fetch N ‘ Fish: Fishing Seminar

Captain Chris Rooney

Bottom Fishing 101

Capt Chris (also known as “the bottom man”) is one of the best bottom fishermen in NE FL. Capt Chris holds the Jacksonville Offshore Sport Fishing Club Record for Gag Grouper and also wins almost every bottom fishing tournament he enters. Chris is going to share some of his tips for landing the big ones as well as how to fill the fishbox with delicious eats.

Saturday & Sunday 11:00am

Tony Eden

Cobia Seminar

Owner of Boatronics in Jacksonville FL has been chasing Cobia in these local waters for over 15 years. Tony has won multiple tournaments including the Ultimate Cobia Challenge in 2016. Come learn some of his tips and techniques for sight fishing and offshore jigging these elusive gamefish.

Saturday & Sunday 12:30pm

Craig Sutton

Mahi Trolling and Proper Outrigger Rigging

Craig Sutton is the founder of FishingNosara, the most active sportfishing team in Central America. He has built six sportfishing boats for the fleet in Costa Rica, and the new Fishtastic which operates out of Jacksonville, FL. His areas of expertise are blue water fishing, cockpit layout, and custom fiberglass work. His innovative designs have been incorporated by Eduardono Boats in their new Harvester-line of panga hulls.

Saturday & Sunday 2:00pm

Steve Grant

High Speed Wahoo Fishing

Steve Grant from Diamond Fishing Products has been fishing for wahoo off NE FL for over 20 years. Considered one of the best eating fish in the ocean, Steve will tell you everything you need to know to catch more wahoo.  From High Speed Fishing to Rigging Ballyhoo, Steve will make sure to share some of his tips he’s learned over the years for these toothy critters!

Saturday & Sunday 3:30pm

Surf Fishing 101

Surf fishing is what brought me to FL in 1995, I grew up fishing on the Jacksonville Beach Pier and have been surf fishing ever since. Learn some of the basics to help catch more fish on your next beach adventure!

Saturday 5:00pm

HOOK THE FUTURE KIDS’ FISHING CLINICS

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!

Located in the Gazebo by the Annex
Saturday Noon and 2:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm and 3:00pm

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!

BigJeff the Entertainer

Born and raised in Annapolis, Maryland and cut his teeth on 60s and 70s music. Following a stint in Nashville and playing on the road, BigJeff settled into playing as a solo or duo specializing the beach and boater’s scene. Playing music from the 50’s to current popular songs, his repertoire is vast and can cover any style of music. BigJeff makes his home now in Northeast Florida with his family of his wife and 6 children. Gigging up and down the east coast of the U.S. and having a great time entertaining along the way. BigJeff is an ordained music pastor, and helps out local churches by leading worship at several area churches.

Friday 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Aaron Koerner

Aaron Koerner is a Florida based entertainer known for soulful covers of 70’s top 40 and high energy acoustic and coastal country music. Aaron regularly entertains crowds all over Jacksonville with songs from Kenny Chesney to The Eagles and beyond. His new school renditions of classic favorites have made him one of Jacksonville’s most recognizable local performers. Aaron started his career in Nashville as a songwriter then in 2009 moved back to Florida to perform full time.

Sunday 10am – 5pm

CYRUS QUARANTA

By the time he was 16 years of age, Cyrus Quaranta saw more of the world than most adults have experienced in a lifetime. Raised by a military mother with gospel and soul roots and an Italian father with a love for jazz and opera, his musical and cultural upbringing forged a unique perspective on both music and life. Since he was 19, his propensity for making music has taken him across many borders and into a wide array of musical arenas. As a multi-instrumentalist, Cyrus often performs while playing piano, guitar, and other instruments in addition to singing. In his hometown, he spearheaded some of the most memorable concert events while also managing and performing with several bands in the region. Currently, he is traveling the country performing on college campuses. All of his previous work and travels have laid the groundwork for a new chapter in his life and he is now ready to share his most intimate and valued work yet: real songs that come from real stories.

Saturday 11am – 6pm

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!

Bounce House

Saturday 10am-6pm
Sunday 10am – 5 pm

Located in the Annex