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Newport Beach International Boat Show

The reimagined Newport Beach International Boat Show (NBIBS) will set sail on Thursday, April 18 to Sunday, April 21, 2024 at Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach, CA. The event will kick off with an invite-only pre-show on Thursday, followed by 3 full days of an immersive experience with both on-water and on-land exhibitions plus activations and entertainment.

See a variety of boats and yachts on display, from high-performance powerboats and sailboats to luxury mega yachts. Also on the calendar are live performances and marine-related exhibits and demonstrations from over 75 exhibitors, displaying the latest in marine technology, accessories, and services.

Spectators can also experience social and recreational activities on and off the water, including live music, gourmet food and drinks, shopping at Newport Beach’s fashionable boutiques, and more.

Newport Beach International Boat Show

Newport Beach International Boat Show 2024

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Where: Lido Marina Village
Address: 3432 Via Oporto, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Dates: Thursday, April 18 to Sunday, April 21, 2024
April 18th | Pre-Show (Invite Only)
April 19th | 10:00AM – 7:00PM
April 20th | 10:00AM – 7:00PM
April 21st | 10:00AM – 5:00PM

NBIBS Boat Show Tickets

General Admission $35 | 1-Day VIP $195
3-Day Weekend $85
Children 12 years and under FREE

General Admission

  • Complimentary parking and shuttle service to/from Hoag Hospital
  • Entry to The Newport Beach International Boat Show
  • Access to public on-water lounges (21+)


  • All general admission features
  • Complimentary Water Taxi provided by Jeff Brown Yachts to/from the Boat Show
  • VIP Gift Bag showcasing products and offerings from a variety of show sponsors
  • Access to public on-water lounges (21+)

Anticipated Boats and Yachts On Display: 200 – 300 Vessels
Potential Brokerages Present: 40 – 60 Dealers
Expected Guest Attendance: 5,000 – 8,000 visitors per day

Parking & Shuttle

  • The Lido Marina Village parking structure has limited space and heavy traffic is anticipated.
  • Parking validations are not provided for the show and max ticket pays $40.
  • Uber, Lyft and ride-share options are suggested for those traveling locally.
  • Free parking and free shuttle service will be available at Hoag Health Center at 500 Superior Ave. with trips every 20 minutes.
  • The Lido House Hotel is a two minute walk from the boat show and a great place to stay.

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Monique McArthur
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