The Spring 2023 Boats Afloat Show


The Boats Afloat Show docks at Seattle’s scenic South Lake Union April 27-30, showcasing a world-class display of power and sailing yachts, quality shoreside exhibitors and a full line-up of activities. A highlight of the region’s boating season, it is the largest floating boat show in the Pacific Northwest and is presented by the Northwest Yacht Brokers Association (NYBA).

The Spring show is an opportunity to view spectacular luxury craft from the U.S. and Canada in a single location while learning about the latest boating lifestyle and technology trends. Explore the show to discover a variety of dream boats as the region’s top brokers and dealers share information about the vessels on display. With live music performances, food and beverage offerings and hands-on activities it is a festive “go-to” destination for the entire family.

Hours for the four-day event are Thursday and Friday (April 27-28), 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday (April 29), 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday (April 30), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission is $22 for adults 18 and over, $5 for teens ages 13-17, and free for children 12 and under. Tickets may also be purchased through the show’s website, including discounted adult tickets ($20) and a multi-day “All Access Pass” for $35, available exclusively online.

For more information visit The Boats Afloat Show is located on the shores of South Lake Union at 901 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109.

Organized by the Northwest Yacht Brokers Association since 1978, you’ll discover a world-class fleet of boats and experience the latest innovations in boating technology with industry professionals who are ready to help you create your next adventure.

Aerial view of boats moored on piers.
People looking at float craft on a dock.
Boats moored near Lake Union Piers.

Presented by The Northwest Yacht Brokers Association (NYBA).