Antique & Classic Boat Show

2020 Show Dates: July 24, 25 & 26

Join us for the 42 nd annual Antique & Classic Boat Show! This year we are so excited to celebrate 26 years of hosting the Antique & Classic Boat Show in Skaneateles!

This event features water and land displays, along with three concerts, a boat parade (3:15 p.m. Saturday), an aerial photo-shoot and spectator cruise (10 a.m. Sunday aboard the Judge Ben Wiles), children’s activities, demos, shopping, raffles and more.

Awards presented in 35 categories, including the highly coveted People's Choice Award. Presenting sponsor is M&T Bank. Free admission.


Detailed Schedule 2019


1:00-5:00pm - Launch Assist with Valet Parking - State Launch Rte 41A

1:00pm-5:30pm - Registration at FLC Tent in Clift Park

5:00pm - Cocktail Hour (Cash Bar) at Sherwood Inn Tent

6:00-7:30pm - Friday Night’s Fare at Sherwood Inn Tent


6:00am-9:00am - Coffee and Donuts for Exhibitors at Registration Tent

7:30-9:30am - Launch Assist with Valet Parking at State Launch Rte 41A

7:00am-9:00am - Registration at FLC Tent in Clift Park

9:00am-1:00pm - Judging - 10:30am Junior Judging

10:00am-12:00pm - Bubbleman Performance

11:00am - Knot Tying Class         

11am - Toy Boat Painting for Kiddies

2:00pm - MANDATORY SKIPPER’S MEETING at Sherwood Inn Tent

3:00pm - Boat Parade and Afternoon Cruise

Fly-Bys and More Cruising – Following Parade

5:30-7:00pm - Cocktail Hour (Cash Bar) at Sherwood Inn Tent

7:00pm - Banquet at Sherwood Inn Tent



8:00am-10:00am - Breakfast Buffet at Sherwood Inn Tent

10:00-11:00am - Photo Shoot on Judge Ben Wiles  11:00am Knot Tying Class



3:15-5:30pm - Hauling Assistance @ State Launch Route 41A

Thank you to all our sponsors!

We would especially like to thank our Official Sponsor M&T Bank. You can stop by and visit their booth at the show to learn more!

Official Sponsor

M&T Bank

Admiral Level Sponsor

Sherwood Inns and Appetites

Commodore Level Sponsor

Beak & Skiff

Brinson Marine

Doug's Fish Fry

Mirbeau Inn & Spa

Captain Level Sponsor

White Birch Vineyards

Commander Level Sponsor

Blue Water Grill

Inns of Aurora

Jacobs Press

Skaneateles Festival

Skaneateles Town Square

The Bond 1835

The Sailboat Shop

White and White Antiques

This year's poster was designed by David Owens. Learn more about him by clicking here. This year is the 25th year that the Antique and Classic Boat Show has been hosted in Skaneateles. To celebrate the anniversary this poster is horizontal. You can purchase this year's poster and past posters at the Skaneateles Chamber Office (22 Jordan St. behind Lucky Dogs), at the Sponsor Tent at the Boat Show, and online here.

 There is free parking located around the Village of Skaneateles. Please see below for the locations. Please remember that parking in the lots of private businesses or churches could result in your car being towed.

-The SAVES Parking Lot at 77 Fennell St (Next to Skaneateles Town Square)

-The Parking Lot at the Austin Pavilion at 1 E Austin St

-The Lower Gravel Parking lot at the High School (49 East Elizabeth St) across from Leitch Ave. 

Call us at 315-685-0552 if you have any questions!

The Skaneateles Antique and Classic Boat Show is brought to you by the Finger Lakes Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society and the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation.