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CFCC Riverfront Boat Show

Boat Show Postponed

The CFCC Riverfront Boatshow scheduled for March 28, 2020, is being postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Please continue to check this website for the new date. If the new date does not work with your schedule, we will be glad to refund your money.

Show Highlights

  • Dock space on the Cape Fear River (Trailer spaces also available)
  • Ten judging categories plus special Simmons Sea Skiff awards
  • Knot-tying challenge

Boat/Vendor Exhibitor Information

Location: CFCC Wilmington Campus on the riverfront on Water St. (between the Hilton and Coastline Convention Center). Free parking in the CFCC Parking Deck on Nutt St.

Hours: All boats and vendors must be ready to display between 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2020.

Judging and Awards: Ten judged classes including special Simmons Sea Skiff awards.

Entry Fees: There is a $35 charge for amateur boats and a $100 for a commercial manufactured vessel or vendor. All amateur boat exhibitors and commercial sponsors get a free t-shirt and two tickets to the dinner after the show.

Sponsorships: Sponsorships are available at $250 for businesses that will be featured on the 20th Anniversary T-shirt. Sponsors receive a text link on the official CFCC Boat Show web site, two dinner tickets, and recognition at the awards ceremony. All sponsorships benefit CFCC boat building student scholarships. If your business is interested in sponsoring the show, please contact John Olsen at jolsen@cfcc.edu or call (910) 362-7361.

Sign up to be an exhibitor, vendor, or sponsor

Driving directions to CFCC

Driving Directions to CFCC Map

From the North (I-40): Follow I-40 to Wilmington and take a right on Martin Luther King Parkway. Follow parkway about 7 miles and take downtown Wilmington exit to Third St. Turn right on Walnut St. Drive to Water St. and turn right. Parking is on the right. From the West (Brunswick County): Take Rt. 74/76 over the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. After the bridge, turn left on to Third St. Drive approx. 1.5 miles until you get to Walnut St. Turn left on Walnut St. and drive to Water St. turn right. Parking is on the right.

From the South (Brunswick County and S.C.): Take Rt. 74/76 over the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. After the bridge, turn left on to Third St. Drive approx. 1.5 miles until you get to Walnut St. Turn left on Walnut St. and drive to Water St. turn right. Parking is on the right.

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