Starting on the New River @Riverwalk at 6:30 pm in Fort Lauderdale and traveling to the Intracoastal north to Lake Santa Barbara in Pompano Beach. Winterfest Parade – LIVE WEBSTREAM and later Comcast “On Demand”. The 41st Annual Boat Parade will stage on the New River along the docks west of Stranahan House to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The Parade travels East to the Intracoastal Waterway as it continues North to Lake Santa Barbara in Pompano Beach. This year’s theme embraces the beauty of our waterways during the Holiday Season. From the vast numbers of private boats to the giant showboats and corporate mega yachts, the 100 parade entrants, will be adorned with hundreds of thousands of lights, music, entertainment, decorations, celebrities, musical groups, beauty queens and many other exciting entries expected to be viewed by over one million spectators. Boat entries are now being accepted. FREE viewing along the parade route.
If you don’t want to miss a single entry – find your spot East of the Stranahan House. 2012 Parade highlights: Grand Marshal Showboat, Galleria Mall Reindeer Barge, Sky Limo Barge and the Baptist Health Santa Showboat. Wheelie Magic and Kid KJ are not confirmed.
Parade Sponsorships: $8,000 – $75,000 (Cost to enter a private boat is ONLY $35). Visit the Winterfest website to get ready for the Parade and on December 15th watch the parade on your computer. Special thanks to Comcast and WSVN.
Watch us on December 22nd – First Airing of the Television Special on WSVN!