Show Schedule

Savannah Fishing Expo

The Savannah Fishing Expo will feature captains speaking about everything from understanding sonar to techniques and tips.

Full Schedule Coming Soon

Captain Dave Tilley

Captain Dave Tilley of SaltwaterCentral.Com and the Wild Rover III teaching the do’s and don’ts of weather forecasting for a saltwater Captain. We will cover various weather models and forecasts and what they mean in the real world. Details of Significant wave height, period, wind speed and wind direction.

Weather Forecasting for Captains
Saturday 2:30pm-3:30pm

Fish Finding From Space
Sunday 1:30pm-2:30pm


Attention all Scallywags and Wenches (and all those in between)! Captain Jack and his ladies will be setting their course for the Savannah Boat Show on March 3rd and 4th! Come out and see Captain Jack Sparrow, Anne Bonny, and Mary. Read as they make Savannah their port for the weekend! Hold on to your wallets, hide the rum, and keep your wenches close as you take pictures with Captain Jack and his crew. There will be lots of pillaging, plundering, and perhaps a hijacking or two! Mark your calendars and set sail for the Savannah Boat Show! See you there, mates!

Donnie Osborne is a cosplayer and Captain Jack Sparrow impersonator. He has been entertaining folks as Captain Jack for more than 10 years. He has made a guest appearance at The Caribbean Beach Resort at Walt Disney World as Captain Jack, met several of the Pirates of the Caribbean cast members, including Johnny Depp himself. Before becoming Captain Jack, Donnie was in the Air Force and later in Law Enforcement. Being a disabled veteran, he turned to cosplay and creating art as a way to spend his free time. It’s a pirates life for him!

Saturday and Sunday
Wherever you can find them!

Bucky & Barry

Bucky & Barry have been called by The Savannah Morning News as a “ Savannah Institution”. They
have been entertaining locals and tourists alike for over 30 years with their brand of southern humor and charm. Recently voted as Savannah’s #1 band by Savannah Magazine, they continue to delight crowds
everywhere from Princeton University, down to Key West and everywhere in between. Playing hits from
Jimmy Buffet and James Taylor, to James Brown and Lynard Skynard, they can entertain young and old

Saturday Noon til 5pm
Sunday Noon til 4pm
Location – Outside by the River

The Chuck Courtenay Band

The Chuck Courtenay Band is quickly becoming one of Savannah and the Southeast’s best Country Bands. The lead man, Chuck Courtenay has been in the spotlight for many years as half of the popular “Courtenay Brothers Band”, and now has a front and center approach to playing hits that everyone knows and loves as well as his originals. They play songs from the late greats such as Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash as well as today’s leading country chart toppers. They are a well-known local cover band that has no limits, and are currently one of Savannah’s favorites.

Friday 1-5pm
Located Outside by the River

Painted by Lisa

Lisa McCann will be creating fabulous face paintings and glitter tattoos for the kids.  She will also making pirate puppets as a craft!

Saturday from Noon to 4:00 PM
Sunday from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

GADNR Laser Shot

Experience the thrill of virtual hunting with GADNR’s Laser Shot simulator! Whether it be whitetale, eastern gobblers, or clay pigeons, the laser shot is sure to test your aim!

Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Located in Exhibit Hall booths 109, 111, 113


Come join Captain Jack and his crew for an interactive tutorial on things you should know and do to be a pirate!, followed by a “Find the Captain” Scavenger Hunt.

Saturday and Sunday 1pm and 3pm
Location – Parking Lot Tent

Georgia DNR Fishing Simulator

Kids get their chance to catch “the big one” with Georgia Department of Natural Resources Fishing Simulator.

Located in the Exhibit Hall – Booths 308, 310 & 312.

Virtual Skills Boating Trainer

Come test drive the virtual skills boating trainer, sponsored by Tybee Light Sail and Power Squadron.

Located in Booths 11 and 12