Check out this awesome review of the Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix by the Sarasota County Sports Commission! This year, the race brought out a whopping 107k people, the majority of which (57k) of which traveled just for the event!
Sarasota County recently hosted the 28th annual Suncoast Offshore Super Boat Grand Prix Festival and the event was a huge success! The festival attracted 107,000 spectators, with 57,000 people coming from outside the destination. The event, held on Lido Beach, generated an estimated economic impact of $14.3 million and over 13,000 room nights. All proceeds from the event go to support Suncoast Charities for Children which has contributed over $14 million to construct local facilities over the past 27 years!