In light of global health concerns and the widespread cancellations of large gatherings, we recommend that you check directly with the organizer to confirm event status prior to attending.

Events & Things to Do in Placida, Gasparilla Sound, FL

MarineMax Houston Boat Show - Virtual

Nationwide January 8 - January 23

MarineMax will highlight a boat brand for a week with exclusive savings and incentives available for a limited time throughout the winter. The series kicks off with Boston Whaler, Grady-White, and Scout Week, January 8 to 23, followed by Sea Ray and Harris Week, February 5 to 20. SEE MORE

NOAA Planet Stewards Book Club

Nationwide January 18 @ 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM Eastern

Join us at our first Book Club meeting of 2021! We'll connect on Monday January 18, at 8:00 pm Eastern Time to discuss: Blackfish City *** The author, Sam Miller will be joining us at this event! ***  You can find more information about the Book Club and see our lineup… SEE MORE

How Technology is Reshaping Onboard Navigation

Nationwide January 19 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Eastern

DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOU ARE GOING? How technology is reshaping onboard navigation. Technology continues to evolve quickly providing boaters with better information to safely move through waterways. Learn about the latest advances that are reshaping the future of onboard navigation and the impact they will have on boating and… SEE MORE

Antarctic Science and Life as a Marine Technician

Nationwide January 20 @ 6:30 PM - 1:00 AM

Come learn about scientific expeditions in the Antarctica with Joee Patterson, who has been a Marine Technician on nine expeditions.  The Zoom talk will be on Wednesday, January 20, 6:30 p.m. Antarctica is home to some of the most inaccessible places on earth.  The harsh environment, alien landscapes, unique inhabitants,… SEE MORE

4HOPE Online Event Celebrating Florida's Coral Reefs

Nationwide January 21 @ 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Eastern

The 4HOPE Online Event features presentations and panel discussions with acclaimed scientists, environmentalists, Special Operations Veterans, policy makers, corporate leaders and concerned citizens. Segment 1 Preservation Policy – NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program & Florida Department of Environmental Protection Segment 2 Restoration Science – University of Miami Rosenstiel School, Rescue a Reef… SEE MORE

Seattle Boat Show 2021 Goes Online

Nationwide January 28 - January 31

Ongoing COVID restrictions are preventing the Seattle Boat Show from being held in person in January 2021, but are not preventing the show organizers from producing a powerful boating event in January. The show will go on—but in a digital format. The digital show will take place Thursday, Jan. 28 through Sunday,… SEE MORE

Intermediate Marina Management Course

Nationwide February 3 @ 1:00 PM - February 25 @ 9:00 PM Eastern

Virtual Course:  February 3-25, 2021    Registration Now Open!   This course will be held each Wednesday & Thursday from 1:00pm - 4:00pm EST.  Attendance at each session is required to pass course. Online Application Course Agenda  SEE MORE

ICAST Orlando

Nationwide July 20 - July 23

The ICAST in Orlando is the largest trade fair of sport fishing in the world. At the fair numerous well-known exhibitors from the industry will present their latest products and innovations. Exhibitors are the key vendors and importers of fishing equipment on the national and international fisheries market. At ICAST,… SEE MORE