boot Düsseldorf

18. - 26. January 2025 | International fair for boats and water sports

The 'boot Düsseldorf' is renowned as the world's leading boat and watersports trade fair and stands as an annual highlight for watersport enthusiasts. Since its inception in 1969, the fair has evolved into a global meeting point, hosted by Messe Düsseldorf GmbH. Every January, the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf transform into a mecca for watersport fans..

Spanning an impressive exhibition area of 220,000 square meters, boot Düsseldorf offers a comprehensive overview of services and products related to watersports. The fair focuses on innovations and trends in the industry, allowing visitors to test the latest products from various sectors. These include sailing, motorboats, luxury yachts, boating equipment, diving, water tourism, trend sports, fishing, and paddling.

The fair is distinguished by its interactive elements. Visitors can immerse themselves in the world of watersports in specially created thematic worlds. They can sail in a large pool, paddle on a dedicated canoe track, or dive in a diving tower. These hands-on experiences are complemented by informative events on topics like underwater photography and innovative fishing techniques, ensuring a memorable visit to the fair.

boot Düsseldorf is also the ideal place to plan your next watersport vacation or to gather inspiration. It offers a unique opportunity to see the latest products and services in action and to directly interact with industry experts.

Overall, boot Düsseldorf represents an unparalleled platform for watersport enthusiasts to stay informed about the latest trends, discover new products, and connect with like-minded individuals. With its annual occurrence and continual expansion of offerings, it remains one of the most significant events on the watersport calendar.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 9 days of the fair, from 21. January to 29. January 2023, about 1500 exhibitors from 68 countries and 237000 visitors from 60 countries on the boot in Düsseldorf.

The boot will take place on 9 days from Saturday, 18. January to Sunday, 26. January 2025 in Düsseldorf.

In 323 days
18.01.2025 - 26.01.2025*
Saturday - Sunday, 9 days
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Local time:
19:16 h (UTC +01:00)

Fair location:

Messe Düsseldorf,
Stockumer Kirchstr. 61, 40474 Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Fair organizer
Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
Stockumer Kirchstr. 61
40474 Düsseldorf, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)211 456001
Fax: +49 (0)211 4560668
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Past editions:
  • 20. - 28. January 2024
  • 21. - 29. January 2023
    • 1500 exhibitors from 68 countries
    • 237000 visitors
  • 18. - 26. January 2020
    • 1911 exhibitors from 70 countries
    • 252474 visitors
  • 19. - 27. January 2019
  • 20. - 28. January 2018
    • 1923 exhibitors from 68 countries
    • 247000 visitors
  • 21. - 29. January 2017
    • 1813 exhibitors from 70 countries
    • 242000 visitors
  • 23. - 31. January 2016
    • 1800 exhibitors
    • 247000 visitors
  • 17. - 25. January 2015
    • 1741 exhibitors from 57 countries
    • 240200 visitors
  • 18. - 26. January 2014
    • 1650 exhibitors from 60 countries
    • 250000 visitors
  • 19. - 27. January 2013
    • 1678 exhibitors from 63 countries
    • 219000 visitors
  • 21. - 29. January 2012
    • 1666 exhibitors from 60 countries
    • 246700 visitors
  • 22. - 30. January 2011
    • 1581 exhibitors from 61 countries
    • 252500 visitors

Fair location:

Messe Düsseldorf,
Stockumer Kirchstr. 61, 40474 Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Product groups: anchor, boat building materials, boat equipment, boat equipment, canoes, control systems, diving equipment, drives, electric boats, engine, engines, house boats, jet boats, jet skiing, kayaks, kneeboards, marine clothing, maritime art, maritime crafts, motor boats, navigation systems, port construction, rowing boats, sailing boats, small boats, surf equipment, surfboards, wakeboard, water ski, water sports facilities, wetbikes, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the boot taking place?
The boot fair takes place in Düsseldorf, at the Messe Düsseldorf.

When is the boot taking place?
Visit the boot from 18. - 26. January 2025.

How often does the boot take place?
The boot takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the boot?
The boot is an exhibition for Boat, Yachts and Water Sports.