The third annual Canalside Auto & Boat Show, featuring more than 150 new cars, trucks and RVs plus more than 100 sailboats, powerboats and personal watercraft, will take place Aug. 4-6 at Canalside in downtown Buffalo. Co-produced by Canalside, the Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association (NFADA) and Anchor Marine, the event is free and open to the public.
Event hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6. Food and drink offerings, and entertainment, will also be featured throughout the weekend show.
“Canalside is a tremendous backdrop, and we see unlimited future potential for the automotive and marine industries being highlighted on our vibrant waterfront,” said Trey Barrett, director of operations for the NFADA’s Auto Shows. “Most of our member dealers and the manufacturers they represent wanted to participate and again be part of the excitement!”
Automotive participants will include Buick, BMW and BMW Motorcycles, GMC, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM, Colton RV, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Kia, Land Rover, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Smart Cars, Sprinter, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Porsche, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo.
Boat dealers and participants will include Anchor Marine, RCR Yachts, Collins Marine, Olson Brothers Marine, Silver Lake Marina and R&K Marine. Boat manufacturers represented include Monterey, Bayliner, Chaparral, Regal, Cruisers, Yamaha, Scarab, Glastron, Harris Pontoons, Bennington, Premier, Godfrey, Lund, Crestliner, G3, Beneteau and Back Cove.
Plenty of free parking is available near Canalside. For more information on this fun-for-all-ages event, please visit https://www.canalsidebuffalo.com/things-to-do/2017-canalside-boat-auto-show/2017-08-04/.