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Toronto International Boat Show 2019 Opens This Weekend

The doors of the Enercare Centre open today for the 61st Toronto International Boat Show. With plenty of new boats and watercraft on display, you’ll also find exhibitors showcasing items and services to increase your enjoyment on the water this summer.

North America’s largest indoor boat show, there is much to see and do, so we’ve taken the liberty of creating a list of highlights not to be missed and some tips to make the most of your experience.

Streamline Your Visit with the Boat Show App

New for 2019, the myShowApp allows you to quickly find exhibitors and make notes on specs, impressions or quotes. You can save contact information and easily export directly to your phone as well as fins dates and times for educational seminars you plan on attending. Download & install the myShowAPP here.

World's Largest Indoor Lake 

Once again bringing the world's largest indoor lake to boaters, free activities run all week long for every age and level of experience! Learn to wakeboard from the experts or watch pro wakeboarders do tricks and flips.

Watch Water Ski Show Members of the Canadian National Ski Show Team and Team Summer Water Sports put on a show, or even go boating in a canoe, kayak, pedal boat or SUP. Mellow out with SUP Yoga Demos that will teach you the foundational poses to challenge balance and encourage strength, or take in the World Championship Indoor Sea Flea Races.  

Other interactive activities include fly fishing, the Yamaha Fish Off and remote control boat races. Click here for the complete Lake schedule and check out the action on the Live Lake Webcam

Girl Power

Another new addition for 2019 is Women's Day, a full-day of boating seminars and guest speakers designed to educate and inspire. On Sunday, January 20th from

8:30am-5:30pm, group seminars and hands-on workshops have been designed to

presenting information in a judgment-free atmosphere for all levels of boaters.


This year’s Boat Show features more than 250 free seminars and workshops. For the more experienced boater, more in-depth all-day sessions are taking place, lead by the industry's leading experts. Click here for a list of daily events and seminars

Evening admission is $5.00 after 5pm and weeknight parking is free after 5pm. Use the digital version of the Official Boat Show Guide to start planning your visit.