SUNNYLAND ANTIQUE BOAT FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
MARCH 23, 24, 25th, 2018

LAKE DORA, WOOTON PARK, TAVARES FLORIDA

General Admission

  • $10.00 for all three days
  • Free Parking at the City Garage

Friday March 23—9am to 5pm

  • All Exhibits Open
  • Food Court
  • Nautical Flea Market
  • Field of Dreams (Antique Boats for Sale)
  • Sunnyland Ship’s Store—clothing, boat show items for sale
  • Live Beach Band Music
  • Sea Plane Rides available for a fee

Saturday March 24—8:30am to 5pm

  • 9am Opening Ceremony
  • All Exhibits Open
  •  ALL NEW FOR THIS YEAR – FESTIVAL OF SPEED  – over 60 antique and classic cars to complement our beautiful boats on display
  • Free Educational Symposium hosted by ACBS (Tavares City Hall Auditorium 9:30AM-4:30PM)  For a list of the Symposium Topics Click Here
  • Ladies Style Show And Lunch amp; hosted by EM’Z on Fifth at the Mount Dora Yacht Club – Bus leaves from main gate at 11:15 – Tickets Required $25 and can be purchased with your show registration – You must register for this event!
  • Food Court
  • Live Beach Band Music
  • Woody Cars
  • Amphicars
  • Nautical Flea Market
  • Field of Dreams (Antique boats for sale)
  • Sea Plane Rides available for a fee

Sunday March 25—8:30am to 12pm (weather permitting)

  • Free Parking in City Garage
  • Awards Ceremony 9AM
  • Church Services at 10AM
  • Free Admission after 1pm
  • Shows Starts to Wind Down at 1pm
  • All Exhibits Open
  • Food Court
  • Nautical Flea Market
  • Field of Dreams (Antique Boats for sale)

GENERAL INFORMATION:

THE SUNNYLAND ANTIQUE BOAT FESTIVAL IS IN ITS 37TH YEAR AND IS THE LARGEST ANTIQUE AND CLASSIC WOOD BOAT SHOW IN THE US. OUR FOOTPRINT IS OVER A THIRD OF A MILE LONG AND WE USUALLY HAVE 250 TO 300 BOATS ON DISPLAY. OUR GATE ATTRACTS 8 TO 10 THOUSAND PEOPLE AND THERE IS LITERALLY SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE AT OUR EVENT. OUR NAUTICAL FLEA MARKET HAS MORE THAN 80 VENDORS WITH MANY HARD TO FIND MARINE PARTS FOR SALE. WE WILL HAVE SEVERAL STUNNING OUT BOARD MOTORS ON DISPLAY AS WELL AS NUMEROUS RACE BOATS. OUR ANNUAL EVENT IS IN CONJUNCTION WITH SPRING BREAK AS IS THE KICK-OFF SHOW FOR THE BOATING SEASON. PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE US ATTEND OUR SHOW AND WE HAVE REPRESENTATION FROM OVER 26 DIFFERENT STATES. WE HAVE SEVERAL CORPORATE SPONSORS THAT MAKE OUR SHOW A SUCCESS AND THEY OFFER MANY MARINE PRODUCTS TO INCLUDE NEW AND RESTORED VINTAGE BOATS.

THE SUNNYLAND CHAPTER IS THE LARGEST CHAPTER IN THE ANTIQUE AND CLASSIC BOAT SOCIETY (ACBS) AND REPRESENTS THE ENTIRE STATE OF FLORIDA. WE HAVE OVER 500 MEMBERS AND THE ENTIRE SHOW IS RUN WITH VOLUNTEER HELP.

THIS IS OUR 37TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW AND EACH YEAR OUR SHOW GETS BIGGER AND BETTER. WE STARTED IN SANFORD, MOVED TO MOUNT DORA AND FOR THE PAST 11 YEARS THE SHOW HAS BEEN IN TAVARES. THIS IS A HISTORICAL EVENT FOR THE SUNNYLAND CHAPTER, PLEASE PLAN TO JOIN US FOR FUN IN THE SUN.