The Yacht Festival which is held annually by the International Yacht Club aims to introduce the latest developments in the sector. Marmaris Yacht Festival is one of the small number of activities in the world and Turkey has continued it for 21 years. Yachts located at the Municipality Marina are open to local and foreign visitors for a week. Festival starts with cocktails in the castle every year, and there is entertainment in a different location every night till the festival ends.

The Festival which is held in May is the opening of the season. The visitors and the participants enjoy and join with the activities during the week. The introduction trip is being held at the end of the festival and is open to all travel agencies.