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Columbia Boat Show 2018 - Cola Daily photo.

Soon there will be dozens of boats on display and available for purchase at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds.

The 2020 Columbia Boat Show will showcase 16 boat dealers and more than four dozen exhibitors Friday, Feb. 7 through Sunday, Feb. 9. Dealers will be bringing their finest boats that are perfect for recreation, sport, fishing, and more.

Local dealers at the show will include Berkeley Outdoors of Columbia, Captain’s Choice Marine, Carolina Boatworks, Carolina Inboard, Columbia Power Sports, Cove 2 Coast Marine, Doss Marine, East Columbia Sport Shop, Gunnells Marine, Marine 360, MarineMax, Martin’s Performance Boating, Mid Carolina Marine, Mountaintop RV and Marine, Watersports Central, and Wilson Marine. Each dealer is uniquely qualified to assist guests in their search for the perfect watercraft to fit each lifestyle.

The show is a family-friendly event, including a Kids Zone for children to enjoy during each day of the show, along with food and drink vendors. In addition to the boats, exhibitors will also have boating accessories, docks, golf carts, and more shopping items.

“The Columbia Boat Show has been an annual event for the last 54 years,” said Columbia Boat Show Director, Frank Scuderi. “It’s the perfect way to gear up for a summer of fun out on the water. Whether you’re a fisherman, a wakeboarder, or a family looking for a great boat to create summer memories on, the Columbia Boat Show has exactly the watercraft that you’re looking to purchase. These dealers always bring the best boats and the best deals for you to shop—they’re ready to answer all of your questions and to help you find the boat that’s just right for your lifestyle.”

The show is open to the public and will be open Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $8 per adult and free for children 12 and under. Parking at the SC State Fairgrounds is $5 per car.

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