february, 2020

20feb(feb 20)1:00 pm23(feb 23)5:00 pmCentral New York Boat Show1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (23) New York State Fairgrounds Event Organized By: Boating Industry Association of Upstate New York

Event Details

Central New York Boat Show

The Central New York Boat Show offers the largest selection of boat models in Upstate New York.

This could be you! View the wide variety of boat models on display at the Central New York Boat Show. | Photo by Shawnperry00

This could be you! View the wide variety of boat models on display at the Central New York Boat Show. | Photo Courtesy of Shawnperry00

The Central New York Boat Show

February 20-23, 2020 will see the return of the Central New York Boat Show in Syracuse, NY. This bi-annual nautical event will showcase over 500 brand-new models of both power and sailboats. The impressive collection of vessels includes cruisers, sports boats, pontoon boats, and personal watercraft, representing nearly all facets of the boating industry.

The largest display of boats in all of Upstate New York is found inside three sizable buildings within the New York State Fairgrounds, located on 581 State Fair Boulevard in Syracuse. The Fairgrounds, in addition to the yearly Great New York State Fair, host hundreds of non-fair attractions, drawing nearly one million people annually.  The selection will be found inside the Center of Progress Building, the Horticulture Building, and the enormous Exhibit Center Building; there will be over 250,000 square feet of presentation space for the wide range of boats the show has to offer.

About the Central New York Boat Show

The February 20-23, 2020 CNY Boat Show and Sale will showcase more than 500 all-new models of power and sail boats, including cruisers, sport boats, pontoon boats, personal watercraft, and docks. Come see the largest Upstate selection of boats on display in three huge buildings at the New York State Fairgrounds. Boats will be on display in the Center of Progress, Horticulture Building, and the huge Exhibit Center Building… over 250,000 square feet of exhibit space! In-water demonstrations, NYS Boating Information Center, and much more!

Hours and Cost at the Central New York Boat Show

Patrons of the event will have access to the display starting Thursday, February 20, at 1:00 p.m. and until 9:00 p.m. Those hours will remain in place for Friday the 21st but will extend to 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. for Saturday the 22nd, and from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday the 23rd.

Admission to the Central New York Boat Show will be $10.00 for adults per day. Children under the age of 13 will receive free entrance to the events. Boating enthusiasts that wish to extend their visit to the show can purchase a multi-day pass, good for any day of the show, for $15.00. All parking and transportation shuttles will be provided free of charge.

Although the multi-day pass is being offered at the box-office only, in order to skip the line for regular admission visit the Central New York Boat Show’s website to purchase tickets in advance.

Take Amtrak to the Central New York Boat Show

Experience the show via Amtrak to Syracuse Station in Syracuse, NYDon’t forget to use the Amtrak See New York and Save 15% discount!

Get picked up from Syracuse Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. Click here to reserve your car or call the Syracuse office today at 315-423-0022.


20 (Thursday) 1:00 pm - 23 (Sunday) 5:00 pm


New York State Fairgrounds