About The Show

This March, it's time to think about summer instead of winter. The Halifax International Boat Show has everything from entry level to luxury boats, plus a full range of services and accessories. Talk to the experts, climb aboard new models, and get excited for the water.

The tradition maritime boaters look forward to. In addition to all your favourite local dealers, the Halifax International Boat Show features family-friendly activities, educational seminars and more!


Show Partner

Boating Atlantic primary cmyk

Boating Atlantic is the official voice of the recreational boating industry in Canada’s Maritime provinces. Boating Atlantic is a not-for-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and funded by its ownership of the Halifax International Boat Show and by member dues, the organization works with its stakeholders to grow and enhance boating in the Atlantic Region of Canada and support its members in their endeavors. Members include manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, dealers and brokers of yachts, boats, engines and accessories as well as marina operators, recreational marine service providers and other boating-related organizations.


Show Guide

The 2023 official show guide is now available! Click the image below to view.
Special thanks to our friends at the Navigator Magazine for producing this year's edition.

Door Prize

Don't forget to scan the designated QR Code at the show for a chance to win 1 of 3 door prizes!

Show Features & Promotions


Regardless of boat length or engine horsepower, all motorized boat operators in Canada are required by law to have a boating licence (PCOC). Our card is Transport Canada and NASBLA approved — valid in Canada and the United States.

No discount code required. Register online. Offer ONLY Available From: January 20 - March 26, 2023. Regular price $49.95.

Link: https://www.cps-ecp.ca/courses/boat-show-specials/

$100 VHF RADIO COURSE and CARD – Save $25

Secure your lifeline. Be sure that you and your family take the Maritime Radio course. This complete package will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement exam which is included as part of this course. To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It's the law!

Limited time discount. Regular price $125. Register at booth 115

Link: https://www.cps-ecp.ca/courses/boat-show-specials/

2023 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349

Retail price, sail away (ex tax) is US$269,950. Show special offer for four days only is US$243,575.

This Jeanneau SO349 features a two cabin, one head layout with separate shower stall. Her teak interior is highlights by her Ambiance Weiss low maintain cushions. We have equipped her with a shoal keel and furling main & genoa for ease of use. Her options include electric anchor windlass, full electronics including autopilot, plotter and sailing instruments. For comfort she has a cockpit dodger and retractable swim platform.

Join PRO Daniel Conrod and other organizers and members of Chester Yacht Club for the official launch of Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2023. Information about classes, courses, racing and what to expect in 2023. Hope to see you there!

Bring your family and friends to explore the wonders of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, & math) and test out the static generator, marble run, circuit-building, optical illusions, and more. PLUS, the kids will have an opportunity to meet some aquatic creatures at the touch tank!

Seminar Schedule

Check out a seminar or two while at this show! Full schedule below.

2023 Exhibitor List

270 West Consulting
Allain's Sales & Service
Arbor Memorial
Armdale Yacht Club
Atlantic Boating (Trinav Group of Companies)
Atlantic Fabrics
Atlantic Wharf Builders Inc
Atlantic Yacht Sales
Baddeck Marine
Barbara Lynns Gifts
Bath Fitter
Bauld Insurance
Bear River Plastic Welding
Bell and Virgin Corporate Stores
Boating Atlantic
Canada Border Services Agency
Candock Halifax
Canadian Coast Guard-MCT
Canadian Maritime Engineering Ltd
Canadian Wildlife Federation
Canmac Watercraft
Chic Marine
Cold Water Docks
Covey Island Boatworks
Crafts Cove Marine
Discovery Sailing RYA Training Centre
East River Shipyard Ltd
Environment Canada
EZ Dock (Eagle Beach Contractors)
Fairway Insurance Services Inc
Full Throttle Powersports-BRP
Gallagher's Skippers Plan
Gateway Insurance Group
Go Powersports
Gold River Marina
Good Mooring Ltd.
Gordon Stirrett Wealth Management
Halifax Distilling Co
Halifax Power and Sail Squadron
Heritage Boat Yard Cooperative
Icom Canada
Innovative Marine LLC
Interlux and Awlgrip
Iron Wind Marine
Mahone Islands Conservation Association
Mahone Marine Ltd
Maritime Marine Supply
Maritime Ship Modellers Guild
Michele Stevens Sailloft Ltd
NewStar Marine
Nova Automotive
Nova Scotia Boat Builders Association
Nova Scotia Wildlife Carvers Association
Ocean Yacht Sales
Performance Welding
Polaris Marine Services
Quartermaster Marine
Rekord Marine Enterprises
Rosborough Boats
Sail Able
Sailing CBI Inc
Sail Nova Scotia
Seamasters Services
Schooner Cove Marine
Shining Waters Marine
Shore Cycle & Marine
South Shore Ship Modellers Guild
Still Fired Distilleries
St Peter's Marina
Sunnybrook Yacht Brokers
TD Auto Finance
The Boat Shop
The Binnacle
The Cake Lady
The Dog Ate It
The Discovery Centre
The Pocket Blade
Topper Sailboats Canada / Parallel 45 Marine
Traditional Marine
Transat Marine - Division of Western Marine Co.
Transport Canada- Office of Boating Safety
Transport Canada- Navigation Protection Program
VMG Marine
White Water Marine Ltd

Our Dealers


Thursday, February 2
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday, February 3
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday, February 4
10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Sunday, February 5
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Halifax Exhibition Centre

200 Prospect Road
Halifax, NS
B3T 1P2
(902) 876-1811

Ticket Prices

Adult: $12.00

Senior & Student: $10.00

Family Pass: $30.00

12 and under: FREE


Future Inns Halifax
$119.00 per night, +tax
Use booking code: 2301BOATSHOW


Coastal Inn Halifax
$124.00 per night, +tax
Phone: 1-855-603-8999
Say you are with the Halifax Boat Show

Comfort Inn Bayers Lake
$129.99 per night + tax
Phone: 902-405-4555
Say you are with the Halifax Boat Show
Cut-off Date - December 31, 2022

The Prince George Hotel - SAVE up to 20% - CAA Atlantic
Prince George
$139.00 + tax
Click here to book this rate



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