Marine Industry Important Dates for South Florida

Every year the South Florida oceans provide us with an assortment of holidays and seasonal fishing. Below are some key dates to keep in mind when planning your next trip on the water. If you know of other helpful dates, please feel free to contact us at and let us know.

Florida Fishing Seasons Enjoy great fishing all year round. Check out for up to date info on what's in season.
Miami Boat Show February 13-17
Sea Turtle Hatching Season March 1 - October 1
Manatee Season November 15 - March 31
Hurricane Season May 15 – November 30
Memorial Day May 26
National Marina Day June 8
Independence Day Fireworks Miami July 04
Independence Day Fireworks Ft. Lauderdale July 04
Lobster Mini Season July 24-25
Lobster Season August 6 - March 31
Columbus Day Regatta October 12-13
Stone Crab Season October 15 – May 15
Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show October 31 – November 04
Thanksgiving Closed
Ft. Lauderdale Boat Parade October 31 – November 04
Christmas Closed
New Years Eve December 31
New Years Day Closed