“Panthers in the Park” Winterfest Family Fun Day and Ice Skating Experience – November 25 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Huizenga Plaza presented by Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
FREE fun for kids of all ages! Polar Express, Fair Superslide, Sun Sentinel kids town, face painting, sampling, massages and much more. Photo opps with mascots and Santa to name a few. Free entertainment! Ohhh – and a REAL Ice Rink from the Florida Panthers (Fee to skate).
¨ A REAL Ice Rink *Fee to skate
¨ Photo opps: Stanley thePanther, Santa
¨ WSVN Channel 7, SunnyTV, and EyeOnSouthFlorida.com on-location
The 2017 Grand Marshal Experience will be hosted at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
This Winterfest Celebration welcoming our Grand Marshal includes dignitaries and celebrities who join us at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to celebrate, Winterfest style. RECEPTION BY INVITATION ONLY.
This fabulous reception presented by Hotwire Communications is the prelude to the parade. Many local VIP’s, dignitaries, sponsors will be on hand to welcome this year’s celebrity Grand Marshal. Fort Lauderdale’s Mayor, Jack Seiler, will give the Grand Marshal a key to our beautiful city and Riverwalk, Inc. will present a brick in his/her name(s) for the Riverwalk Celebrity Walk of Fame on the banks of the staging area of the Parade.
Please view photos of our past parade Grand Marshals PITBULL, Flo Rida, Deborah Norville, Barry Gibb, Brooke Burke, Kim Kardashian, Alonzo Mourning, Jim Belushi, Lorraine Bracco, Frankie Valli, Randy Jackson, Shaquille O’Neal, Ryan Hunter-Reay, and many more on our Facebook page.
This is a private reception to honor our Grand Marshal. Become a Sponsor – Get Invited!
Celebrate Fort Lauderdale’s pirate history at the first ever Fort Lauderdale Pirate Festival, brought to you by the Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale. Enjoy the annual raft race, live entertainment, kids fun area, food and drink from 11 am – 7 pm in Esplanade Park.
Travel back in time to the 16th Century at the 26th Annual Florida Renaissance Festival, coming to Quiet Waters Park, February 10th-March 25th, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to Sunset! Over 100 Artisans selling their wares, with over 100 Performers to entertain, Kid’s Kingdom, Entertainment, Food and Drynk fit for a King! It’s a Fun Family Event for All Ages!
SUPERCON PRESENTS Paradise City Comic Con on January 12-14, 2018 in Miami at the Miami Airport Convention Center. Paradise City Comic Con is 3 days of fun featuring celebrity guests, comic book creators, voice actors, cosplayers, Q&A’s, films & shorts, costume & cosplay contests, vendors, parties, anime, workshops, video gaming and more! http://paradisecitycomiccon.com/
Led by Santa Claus, his elves, and entertainers, The Worth Avenue Association and Palm Beach Mayor, Gail Coniglio, welcome the holiday season with an annual parade featuring a fabulous “Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat” that concludes with the signature, spectacular Christmas Tree Lighting Event, signifying the unofficial start of Palm Beach’s magical shopping season. The parade begins at 6pm, with the flip of a switch that lights the magnificent 40-foot tree happening at 6:29 pm. Make sure to get there early and queue up the little tykes for a turn on Santa’s magical throne.
Central Broward Regional Park will host a new and spectacular family friendly event this holiday season, the Chinese Lantern Festival, produced by Hanart Culture.
The 8-week Lantern Festival is a totally immersive experience among Chinese culture, multi-hued “The Wild” animal lantern displays, live entertainment, authentic Chinese food, hand-made gifts by Chinese craftspeople, and more. The Festival doors open Tuesday, November 21 at 5:30 p.m. and run for an 8 week period, Wednesday through Sunday evenings, until Monday, January 15, 2018.
Divas don’t hike…they STRUT! The Glam-A-THON will stage exciting events to raise awareness and funding for breast cancer research. South Florida’s fabulous divas (and dudes) bring the sizzle as our glamorous diva teams assemble in their sassiest stilettos. Get your eyeliner out!
JOIN The Winterfest Team – “SOLE SISTERS” – meet us at the STRUT! OR – purchase your tickets for Lipstick Lounge on October 19th.
Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Black Tie Ball Presented by Ford, in Association with Republic National Distributing Co. will set the surrealistic mood for this enchanted evening. “Jersey Boys” theme decor and a special performance direct from the Broadway Production (Special thank you to Broadway Across America). Attendees will enjoy beverages featuring Brugal Rum, Deep Eddy and bubbly by Taittinger Champagne, while dressed in formal wear, will dance and be entertained throughout the night with entertainment sponsored by Luxury PR. This event is tagged as the largest holiday gala in Fort Lauderdale.
The Ball is the most elegant of our festivities and by far the highlight of Fort Lauderdale’s social season.
Bid on over 250 items. A live auction takes place inside the ballroom with items such as a 2018 Ford Mustang, FB Group Marine Racing Experience, Crystal Cruise and a shopping spree from Carroll’s Jewelers.
Dinner and Dancing 8 – midnight. Hosted by the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at Hard Rock Live.