The largest of these shows, the Houston International Boat, Sport and Travel Show kicks off January 7, 2011 and lasts for 10 days. Held at Reliant Center, the Houston Boat Show draws over 150,000 visitors, each of whom are treated to an eyeful of the newest boats, travel trailers, rvs, watercraft, camping equipment, fishing tackle and more.
Held at Austin Convention Center, the Austin Boat Show begins just four days after the Houston Boat Show ends, running January 20-23, giving visitors to the Lone Star State an opportunity to take in two of the largest boat shows in the nation.
This year’s version of the San Antonio Boat Show runs from January 27-30 at the Alamodome. During the four-day show, San Antonio area residents and visitors are treated to a wide-array of boats and watercraft, as well as fishing tackle and boating accessories.
The Dallas Boat Show kicks off the first weekend of February. Running from February 4-6 & 9-13, the Dallas Boat Show features an impressive display of boats, accessories, personal watercraft and fishing tackle, as well as informative seminars.
April 7-10 are the dates for the annual Texas International Boat Show. Although it is one of the youngest shows in the Lone Star State, the Texas International Boat Show is a good one, with in-water displays in addition to shore-side exhibits. Held at the Corpus Christi Downtown Marina, the TIBS also boasts an aircraft exhibit, car show, and plenty of other informative and entertaining events.
These are but a few of the largest boat shows and expos going on throughout winter and spring. So, if you are a fishermen, boater, or water sport fanatic, make plans to attend one of these premier events – but be prepared to see more than you can possible take home with you.