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Crystal Coast Boat Show
Jaycee Park
9th and Shepard Sts.
Morehead City, NC

(252) 808-0440

May 16-17, 2020  Admission is free for this two-day premier saltwater boating event featuring new and used boats in the water and on land, marine products and services, fishing gear, sailing races, seminars and various activities including an antique car show, cornhole tournament, and cardboard boat races. The boat show is free and open to the public on Saturday, May 16, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and on Sunday, May 18 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Informational seminars will be held throughout the boat show at various locations. On Saturday, May 16, The Sunshine Band will kick off the Crystal Coast Boat Show at 10:30 AM in Jaycee Park. Boats will be displayed in the water and on land from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. From 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Katherine Davis Park, the Morehead City Chapter, Antique Automobile Club of America will hold its 47th annual car show featuring vintage vehicles that are no less than 25 years old. During the boat show, Sea Tow will be sponsoring a scavenger hunt for kids with prizes and a tent in Jaycee Park with family entertainment including ring toss, corn hole, and a fishing game.

On both Saturday and Sunday, at the 10th Street beach, Sail Carteret, a non-profit organization, will be holding sailing races and offering free sailboat rides. They will also have demonstrations and displays from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on May 18 and from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on May 20. On Sunday at noon, May 20, at the Katherine Davis Park, the Carteret County Home Builder Association will host the "Builder Throwdown" Cornhole Tournament presented by Budget Blinds. Registration begins at 11:00 AM and a two-player team fee is $150. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Salvation Army. Also on Sunday, the Cardboard Boat Race event will raise funds to support the CMAST youth STEM programs. Boats must consist of a two-man crew and can be constructed from cardboard and tape only. The cost is $50 per team. Sea Scout Ship 180 will hold a back Yard Bass Fishing Tournament for youth ages 5 to 10 years old on Sunday. For a fee of $5 per participant, youth will fish for a plastic fish that is marked with size and species and prizes will be awarded for the total average points for species. The Crystal Coast Boat Show is hosted by Downtown Morehead City, Inc.


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