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Roanoke Island Maritime Museum Wooden Boat Show

October 29, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This annual event is held on the last Friday and Saturday in October. The show is open to all wooden boats new construction or restored. The boats are displayed in the Creef Boathouse and Park, and in the water at the Roanoke Marshes lighthouse docks.

Exhibiting boats will be judged on owner built/restored or professional built/restored. Awards will be presented at the awards dinner Saturday evening and will include the “People’s Choice Award” and the “H.A. Creef Award “a perpetual award that is presented to the best overall boat.

Registration is $30.00 for exhibitors which includes a pass for the Friday night exhibitors welcome reception and a museum t-shirt.

Registration forms are available on-line, at the museum, or by calling the museum. Tickets for the awards dinner are on sale during the event and are $10.00 per person.


Noon – Exhibitors arrive and set up.

6:00PM – Welcome reception for exhibitors in the museum.

Saturday –

9:00AM – Show opens to the public.

Throughout the day – Sailing in the Museum’s Shad Boat and other activities.

5:00PM – Show closes.

5:30PM – Awards dinner in the Creef Boathouse. Ticked event, $10.00 per person available at the show.


Roanoke Island Maritime Museum
104 Fernando St.
Manteo, NC 27954 United States
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