Check back soon for exciting new 2015 Show Highlights!
Hundreds of new 2014 and new overstocked non-current model boats, motors and trailers – PRICED TO SELL! More than 100 exhibitors under one roof, showing boats for skiing, fishing and cruising, up to 30 feet in length. Plus, personal watercraft, accessories, dockage, hoists and much, much more! Plus this is “the time to buy show” with bargain prices, low interest rates and financing on the spot.
“Summer Nights” offer Thursday & Friday Fun! Two special evenings are planned for Thursday & Friday – at our 1st Annual “Summer Nights.” Join us from 5 – 9pm each night for a celebration featuring live music, celebrity fashion shows, Red Wing’s Darren McCarty, hourly giveaways, and a chance to win two Stand Up Paddle Boards with lessons – $1200 value! Dory & Nemo will be attending and ready to take pictures with all who are fans.
Do you have what it takes to be THE “Survivor”? WWJ-TV, CBS 62 will hold an open Casting Call at the show on Friday 3/14, beginning at 2pm (time subject to change) for potential contestants for an upcoming season of “Survivor” on CBS-TV. There is a $5 parking fee at the Suburban Collection Showplace.
Capt’n Willie — The Great Lakes Pirate Don’t miss the Great Lakes Pirate who puts on a show to entertain & teach the young and young at heart. Learn about boating safety through fun activities and interaction. Performance Times: Thursday & Friday: 4pm, 6pm & 8pm Saturday: 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm & 8pm Sunday: 12pm, 2pm & 4pm
Come one Come all to the Tiki Bar – Caribbean themed and fun for all! This bar, located in the center of the show, is sure to be a hit with attendees.
Free Boater Safety Course The Spring Boating Expo is partnering with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Oakland County Marine Division to offer a free boating safety class at the Suburban Collection Showplace during the Spring Boating Expo. Those who finish the class will get one free ticket to the show. Boaters young and old are invited to learn the rules of the water and other helpful safety tips for boating during a free six-hour seminar held Saturday, March 15th. Passing this exam also often accounts for discounts on your boat insurance!
Win $15,000 to Spend at the Show! Everyone who comes to the Suburban Collection Showplace during the Spring Boating Expo can enter to win $15,000 to spend on a brand new boat, accessories and more! Sign up in the lobby area at the registration tablets.
New! Water Rollerz Walk on Water! They’re a worldwide phenomenon—and they’re going to be at the Spring Boating Expo. Climb in and see how long you can stand on your feet! There is a $5 fee per person. (Friday – Sunday only)
Meet A Mermaid! Bring your camera and take a picture with this beautiful fish out of water. Grab a seashell from her stash to take home with you. (Friday – Sunday only)
Mechanical Surfboard Whether wave surfing or wake surfing is your thing, don’t miss this chance to hop on board our surf simulator and show off your skills. With state of the art controls this surfboard is a blast for kids and adults, beginners and pros. Hop on and give it a ride! (Friday – Sunday only)
Discover Boating Center – Boats for less than $250/month For those who are interested in the boating lifestyle but don’t know where to start, the Spring Boating Expo offers a Discover Boating Center which features a variety of boats priced under $250 per month. The joys of boating are many and this special feature area helps families start the buying process by showing them how affordable boats can be, helping them understand which boat type best fits their needs and discovering the many boating options there are around the state of Michigan and close to home. No better time to buy a boat! (Get full value on your trade-in with Michigan’s new Sales Tax on the Difference.)
Fishing Simulator Try your hand at deep sea fishing at the show. This rod has real tension and is full size – kids and adults can try to land the catch of the day!
See the exciting new BAT BOAT, a replica to commemorate the filming of the new Batman vs. Superman movie in the Detroit Metro Area this year!
RADIO STATION APPEARANCES
Friday, March 14 5pm – 7pm
Saturday, March 15 12pm – 4pm
Saturday, March 15 4pm – 8pm