Things to do at the show

New features and attractions for 2021

Goose Hummock Seminar Series

Learn from the experts at Goose Hummock, a leading Northeast Saltwater Fishing Outfitter. Catch top-notch fishing seminars and watch pros demonstrate the art of casting atop a 30' fishing tank. Plus check out all the top names in saltwater fishing gear, products and services and head to the docks to check out a fully equipped saltwater rigged 42' Contender for fishing gear demonstrations.

The seminars will cover topics for the beginner as well as the top-level fisherman. All ages are welcome.

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On Water Training presented by Boat US

Hands-on instruction makes learning fun—whether you’re just getting started or want to gain more confidence at the helm. No experience necessary!

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Try It Cove

Stand-Up Paddle Board Demos and Kayak Trials

Here is your chance to get out on the water and experience a variety of paddle sports, thanks to Outdoor Sports Center and our partners

Kids Boating

Boatloads of fun on the water— for kids! Little ones can try paddle boating on a mini lake made just for kids.

Kids Builds-a-boat

If they can imagine it, they can build it! Little skippers will have boatloads of fun creating a one-of-a kind nautical masterpieces to take home as a show souvenir.

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The Water Club Lounge

Whether you want to ponder your options after shopping for the boat of your dreams, meet up with friends or just kick back seaside, the Water Club Lounge offers a tented oasis of refreshment where you can relax with a cool beverage and enjoy the water. 

 

Clean Earth Project

The Clean Earth Project is a lifestyle brand for people who love the outdoors and the environment.  Their goal is to raise awareness to pollution issues, reduce waste and to create a cleaner environment for all to live in. 
Beach Clean Up

The Clean Earth Project will manage a beach clean up on Sunday, Sept. 19 at Veteran’s Memorial Park and Marina

Visit https://www.thecleanearthproject.com for more info.

Norwalk Says No to Plastic - First Annual Clean Water Campaign Contest

Norwalk School District elementary and middle schools are invited to compete to create a project that shows how reducing plastic will help protect our water resources and educate others to make a positive impact on the environment.  The winning school team will be awarded a $500 grant to fund their continued environmental efforts.

Clothes to Kids of Fairfield County 

Clothes To Kids of Fairfield County’s mission is to provide new and quality used clothing to low-income or in-crisis school age children in Fairfield County free of charge. (CTK) envisions a community in which every school age child has quality clothing so that he or she may attend school with the confidence and self-esteem needed to achieve academic success.

$5 discount off admission on Thursday (only) for someone who brings new undergarments, socks, shoes and/or sneakers to the show.

Sea Tow Foundation

The non-profit arm of Sea Tow, the Sea Tow foundation promotes safe boating practices and educational initiatives to reduce the number of preventable boating-related injuries, deaths and damage to property.

Visit their booth for education on recycling/disposing of flares and the Sober Skipper Program.

PAWS

The Pet Animal Welfare Society, Inc (PAWS) is a no-kill animal shelter dedicated to the rescue and adoption of our community’s homeless, neglected, and unwanted dogs and cats. PAWS rescues and re-homes approximately 200 dogs and 700 cats annually.

PAWS will be teaching dog owners tips and tricks on how to train their dog when on a boat.

Lions Club of Norwalk

The Lions Club of Norwalk mission is to empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs and encourage peace. Through their eyeglass donation program and Low Vision Resource Center, the Lions work to improve the lives of the visually impaired and prevent avoidable blindness.

The Lions Club will be accepting the donation of gently used eyeglasses.