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Winterfest Boating Guides

Operation Assistance

Safety and Docking Tips

SAFETY: Aids to Navigation Quick Reference Page – other boat safety links can be found on Boating License – did you take the course? DOCKING TIPS: for a detailed website – please view these animations on    

Show your Holiday Spirit to WIN Free Entry / Paid Decorations

Just a few days left to show us why you should be part of the “biggest show on h20!” at this year’s Seminole Hard Rock  Winterfest Boat Parade. Show us your best holiday spirit and win. South Florida Ford will cover your entry fee AND decorations for  your boat. Tweet or post your photos @soflaford.     […]

Decorating Tips for Your Boat

DECORATIONS: Both sides of the boat must be decorated the same. THEME: The 2017 Parade Theme is “Broadway on Parade.” DECORATING TIP: Use a pattern / coroplast / foam board / bead board /corrugated plastic sheets/styrofoam, etc. for your designs – draw on coroplast your designs, paint and outline in rope lighting. (HINT): DO NOT […]

Parade Theme 2017

This is your official invitation to participate in the “World’s Most Watched Boat Parade” on Saturday, December 09, 2017 celebrating our 46th Anniversary.  This year’s theme: “Broadway on Parade.” IDEA LINKS for this year’s THEME are on the parade application – just click on the blue box:  

Share Your Photos With Winterfest!

Hashtag your Parade photos with #WinterfestFL17 to get your images on our social media wall! You might see your photo on our Social Media Boat presented by Aqua Adz. Are you seeing the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade at the Grandstand Viewing Area presented by Ford? Look for our filter on SnapChat.

2016 Parade Participants & Winners

2016 PARADE LIST and WINNERS Congratulations to everyone that participating in the 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade. The Awards from the Judges are noted next to the boat name and number on this web page. Not a Winner? YOU CAN STILL WIN! Have your friends vote every day until Jan. 8th in the […]