Life is better on the water. Powerboats, sailboats and fishing craft of all sizes will be on display at these Michigan boat shows.

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Oli Scarff, Getty Images

Water is abundant in the Great Lakes State and there's no better way to enjoy it than in a new boat. Dream a little and check out the latest at these 5 Michigan boat shows happening before Spring.

  • 1

    Detroit Boat Show

    Through Feb. 19 at Cobo Center.

    Hundreds of boats on display plus the history of boats and bathing suits exhibit.

  • 2

    Grand Rapids Boat Show

    Through Feb. 19 at DeVos Place.

    Now in its 72nd year, The Marina and The Harbor rooms feature 5 acres of boats on display at DeVos.

  • 3


    Feb. 23-26 The Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi

    More than just boats, Outdoorama also has the latest hunting gear, fishing gear, hiking and camping accessories.

  • 4

    Mid-Michigan Outdoor and Boat Show

    March 10-12 Birch Run Expo Center

    This is another show that includes not only boats but fishing, camping, and outdoor gear.

  • 5

    Novi Boat Show

    March 16-19 Suburban Collection Showplace

    See hundreds of all new boat models including fishing boats, ski boats, small to mid-size runabouts, pontoons, personal watercraft and inflatables.


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