Now in its 14th year, the Pacific Coast Sportfishing Tackle, Boat, Travel, and Outdoors Show (PCS) returns to the Orange County Fairgrounds March 7 – 10. The West Coast’s Premier Outdoors Show (PCS) has expanded, taking over the entire Orange County fairgrounds complex, adding freshwater fishing, sportboats, landings and all forms of outdoors to its already expansive saltwater offerings.
The 2024 show features an expanded selection of the latest boats to purchase, all sizes of engines as well as electronics to satisfy every boater’s needs. The boat show has all the big-named dealers, manufacturers, and equipment here to answer any questions and get people into what they want and need. In addition, there are boats to fit any budget from inflatables and jet skis to starter boats through multimillion dollar center consoles for attendees to view, walk aboard and check things out.
During Covid the annual show grew from one building in 2020, 3 halls in 2022 and now it is 5 acres, 217,000 sq. ft and 7 halls as well as the main mall. It spans the entire Orange County fairgrounds filled with the best fishing tackle, top fishing boats, finest fishing destinations and family outdoors fun. This year they are expanding farther into the parking lot to accommodate more boats for everyone to enjoy.
“Our 2024 show is shaping up to be the premier outdoors show in Southern California with many of our vendors doubling the size of their booths,” says Bill DePriest, Owner, Pacific Coast Sportfishing Tackle, Boat, Travel, and Outdoors Show. “In addition, we are expanding in size as we have numerous new manufacturers, retail shops, SoCal sportboats and landings as well as many other outdoor elements. joining us this year. The entire show is an outdoorsman’s paradise and fun for the entire family.”
In addition, the show has also added many new food vendors and includes live entertainment, interactive activities, and the best seminars on the coast. It is a full day destination. There are plenty of free activities for the kids, both young and old, to try out and enjoy, including the trout pond to try their hand at catch and release.
Come and see what will be “hot” on the water this summer. For more information and to get tickets, please visit https://sportfishingfestival.com/
Orange County Fairgrounds and Event Center at 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA. Thursday, March 7 through Sunday, March 10 Show hours: Thurs and Friday – Noon – 7:00pm Saturday – 10:00am – 7:00pm Sunday – 10:00am – 5:00pm Tickets can be purchased online or at the door: $20 per day Kids 12 and under as well as active-duty military with current ID FREE.