Official Boaters Safety Course at the Novi Boat Show – FREE!
Saturday, March 18 at the Novi Boat Show

You are invited to learn the rules of the water and other helpful safety tips for boating during a free six-hour boating safety seminar. Remember, passing this exam often accounts for discounts on your boating insurance. After the course is complete, participants will receive free admission into the Novi Boat Show, compliments of Action Water Sports.

Space is limited. Pre-registration is recommended. Registration is required. Please be prompt. Allow time to park and find your classroom.

If you have questions, please contact MBIA at (734) 261.0123.

Click HERE to download the Registration Form.

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Hundreds of new 2016 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.



stockadePirate Village – Fun for Scallywag’s of all ages!

  • Take a photo in the stockade
  • Sand box to dig for buried treasure
  • Parrot Toss – Try your hand at tossing a parrot for a friends competition with friends and family


Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter

From the hit Star Wars movies to the Spring Boating Expo! Check out this amazing Star Wars X-wing Fighter concept boat by Wilson Marine. Bring your camera – Saturday and Sunday you can get a picture with a Jedi.  Build your own BB-8 from the movie at the nearby Kids Craft Center!



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. The mermaid will be at the show on the weekend during show hours.


USPS SimulatorThe Boating Skills Virtual Trainer from the US Power Squadrons

The Boating Skills Virtual Trainer from the US Power Squadrons will teach you many skills of the water without the risk. Learn how to depart, dock, steer in windy conditions and more on a “Boston Whaler.” Don’t miss this fun and educational exhibit!

300x300fishsimFishing 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!




Popular Water Rollerz are back!

Rock and roll in the ever-popular water rollerz. See how long you can stay on your feet, it’s not as easy as it looks. $5 fee.




Face Painting






Enter to win at the Information Booth or Show Office. 10 entries will be chosen each day that could win! No purchase necessary. One entry per person. Winner will be notified via email. If no return reply is received within 7 days, an alternative winner will be chosen.

Click here for the full rules and regulations.

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 12th. Passing this exam also often accounts for discounts on your boat insurance!

Click HERE for your registration forms!

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WCSX-FM 94.7FM • Friday, March 11 • 3PM-7PM
Live Broadcast


WXYT-FM 97.1FM • Saturday, March 12 • 11AM-1pm
2 Hour Appearance with the “Ticket Chicks” & Giveaways for Attendees


WRIF 101.1FM • Saturday, March 11 • 2PM-7PM
Live Broadcast