PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2nd Annual Charlotte County Nautical Flea Market and Seafood Festival will be held this weekend April 16-17 from 9 am to 6 pm at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds in Port Charlotte, Florida.
In today's economy, the Marine Flea Market will provide an outlet for the marine industry and private individuals to sell overstocked, new and used marine equipment at a fraction of the original retail cost. Many boaters, fishermen and divers will find valuable items for their maritime lifestyle at bargain prices and the best value for their dollar. The 2nd Annual Charlotte County Nautical Flea Market and Seafood Festival will be the answer for buyers and sellers alike. 100's of vendors will offer a wide variety of items including fishing rods, reels, lures and lines, collectibles and maps, tournament gear, nautical art, crafts and jewelry, marine artifacts, boating apparel, taxidermy and fish reproductions, diving equipment, marine accessories and parts and floating docks.
One of the highlights to this year's festival is an auction of boats and watercraft. Over 100 boat repossessions, short sales, dealer trades, and private liquidations will be up for sale. Internet and live bidding during the boat auction will be provided. The auction boat preview is all day Saturday April 16 and the sale starts at 11:00 am Sunday April 17 2011. As many as 10,000 boat enthusiasts have attended past editions of the two-day event. To pre register to sell or buy a boat go to http://www.FieldsAuction.net or call (561) 844-0440.
The event also features a Seafood Festival with healthy, delicious seafood. Savor all the traditional side dishes, beverages, desserts and comfort foods as well. To work off that stuffed feeling, you can browse and shop the expanded nautical and maritime vendor booths.
Charlotte County Fairgrounds is located a 2333 El Jobean, Port Charlotte, FL and is easy to access from Interstate I 75 and Tamiami Trail Rt 41. There is plenty of free parking. The gates open at 9:00 a.m. and close at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $7.00 and children 12 and under are free.
Visit the Charlotte County Nautical Flea Market website for more information, special hotel rates, discount tickets, and specific driving directions: http://www.FLNauticalFleaMarket.com. For vendor information, visit the website or contact Under the Sun Promotions, Inc. at 954-205-7813, FAX: 561-395-5389 or e-mail [email protected]
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