The Jacksonville In-Water Boat Show at Metropolitan Park and Marina is April 5 through April 7. This family-friendly event has something for everyone including fishing seminars for adults and kids, a kid zone with bounces houses and face painting, plus boats of all sizes, marine products and services. It features more than 75 different boat brands on site including powerboats, jet boats, skiffs, cruisers, ski boats and yachts.
Yamaha is the presenting sponsor and the first 100 people through the gates each day will receive a Yamaha hat. The Freedom Boat Club will provide free boat rides on the floating tiki bar and Captain Jack Sparrow and his merry band of pirates will entertain. Some of the most popular food trucks will be on site and there will be live music from a number of local artists.
The Jacksonville In-Water Boat Show opens Friday, April 5 at noon until 6 p.m., Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets range from $5 to $10 and can be purchased at jacksonvilleinwaterboatshow.com.