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The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show Adds Bama Coast Cruise Car Show to 2013 Lineup
The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show, slated for April 25-28, will showcase hundreds of trailerable boats on the Marina Lawn and another 110-plus in-water displays at The Wharf Marina. A recent addition is BridgeWalk, which will be the center of activity for this year's show. BridgeWalk will host the event's main stage with live music, fishing seminars, kid's art clinics and a fashion show presented by Lucca Clothing Boutique in addition to various options for drinking and dining. The Yacht Center Pavilion, centrally located at BridgeWalk, offers a higher-end experience with a climate-controlled tent facility showcasing the industry's finest in marine propulsion, electronics and fishing equipment.
The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show kicks off Thursday, April 25th with "Stars Over Alabama," a one of a kind, invitation-only show preview that's open from 2 p.m. until sunset. This is one red-carpet preview that's not to be missed! These highly coveted invitations are available from exhibiting dealers only and will not be offered for sale at the front gate, so make plans in advance to contact a participating show exhibitor. General admission begins on Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and continues through Saturday, winding up with "Lagniappe Sunday," a Cajun-themed day of Zydeco music, beads, gumbo and more from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
"We're very excited to bring the Bama Coast Cruise car show to this year's Wharf Boat and Yacht Show," says Chris Miller, Boat Show Director. "These are very complimentary events so it's another great reason to visit Orange Beach and enjoy a fun, family weekend at the incomparable Wharf Entertainment Complex. Whether it's by land or by sea, there's something for everyone!"
The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show will showcase a wide variety of offerings from the industry's leading manufacturers, from Hatteras and Viking to Yellowfin, Contender, Sea-Doo and many others. The list of attending yacht and boat dealers reads like a Who's Who of the marine industry: Gulf Shores Power Sports, Bluewater Yacht Sales, MarineMax, Paradise Marine Center, Legendary Marine, Gulf Coast Hatteras, The Marine Group, Galati Yacht Sales and a host of others too numerous to list (for a complete lineup of exhibitors, please visit the show's website at www.wharfboatshow.com).
Admission to the Bama Coast Cruise car show will be free, while The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show will charge a nominal $5 entry for adults (children under 12 are free). The Wharf Entertainment Complex is located in beautiful Orange Beach, Alabama and features a full-service marina, numerous restaurants, shops and bars, a state-of-the-art movie theater and the tallest Ferris wheel in the Southeast, all in a resort destination that's family-friendly and easily accessible by land, sea or air from just about anywhere in the U.S. So make plans today to attend The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show and the Bama Coast Cruise, April 25-28, 2013!
The Wharf 2013 Boat and Yacht Show Schedule of Events
Thursday, April 25th: Stars Over Alabama Invitation-Only VIP Preview, 2 p.m.-sunset
Friday, April 26th: General Admission, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Saturday, April 27th: General Admission, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday, April 28th: Lagniappe Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.