2017 Boat Festival Additional Events

Sunnyland Boat Festival - Additional Events Before, During & After the Show!





An Unforgettable Adventure….The St John’s South and Northbound Cruises - March 19 - 23 and 26-30, 2017

St John's Cruisin Fun 

Cruise captains Guy Marvin and Gerald Dake tell us they have room on the St. Johns River Cruises! The Cruise going south on the river begins with launching in Jacksonville on March 18 and the one going north begins with launching in Palatka on March 26th. There is room for both boats and riders. So even if you don't have a boat, come on and take a ride on the beautiful St. Johns River! Questions? Contact either Guy (904) 334- 3885 or at gmarviniii@gmail.com or Gerald Dake at (904) 993-6038 or odyssey1947@bellsouth.net

Click HERE for Cruise Information

Click HERE  for Southbound Cruise Registration Form

Click HERE for Northbound Cruise Registration Form


Antique and Classic Boat Society Provides Free Symposium During Boat Show

ACBS is sponsoring a free set of boat-related symposiums during the Sunnyland Boat Show!  These informational sessions are provided free of charge to anyone interested in boating and are all are welcome to drop in without registering.  The symposium will take place on Saturday, March 19th at the Tavares City Hall Auditorium (a short walk from the show site; signs will direct you) beginning at 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Each presentation will be approximately 1 hour; all are welcome to drop in.



Ladies Fashion Show, Lunch and Shopping in Mount Dora - Saturday

“The Sunnyland Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society” will host a Ladies Fashion Show in Mount Dora on Saturday March 19th. The event will take place at the Mount Dora Yacht Club in Mount Dora starting at 12:30pm. The Fashion Show will be hosted by EM’Z on Fifth, a beautiful store in Mount Dora for ladies. This event coincides with the Mount Dora Antique show and to avoid parking issues, a Bus will be available to take the ladies to Mount Dora and return.

  • Tickets are required. They are $25 and can be purchased with your show registration or at the show site at the Sunnyland Registration Trailer until Friday.
  • Lunch has 3 choices
  • The Bus leaves from the Main Gate of the Boat Show in Tavares at 11:15 and will drop you off at the Yacht Club.
  • The Bus leaves Mount Dora to return to Tavares 3:30 from the Yacht Club.