September Happy Hour with Winterfest Inc.

Please plan on joining your friends at Winterfest for fun, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and happy hour prices.

Happy hour will be located at The Historic Downtowner on September 25, 2019 from 5-8 pm!

Boaters registered for the Parade (as an entry or control boat) will be automatically entered in to win additional prizes.

Are you a location that wants to host a happy hour for Winterfest? Contact us at 954-767-0686.

August Happy Hour with Winterfest Inc.

Please plan on joining your friends at Winterfest for fun, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and happy hour prices.

Our happy hour will be located at Bokampers Sports Bar and Grill on August 28, 2019 from 5-7 pm!

Boaters registered for the Parade (as an entry or control boat) will be automatically entered in to win additional prizes.

Are you a location that wants to host a happy hour for Winterfest? Contact us at 954-767-0686.

South Florida Fair

SOUTH FLORIDA FAIR is part of WINTERFEST SANCTIONED EVENTS & CELEBRATION EVENTS*:

The 2020 South Florida Fair will be a celebration of popular sports in our community. Interactive and educational sports exhibits will pave the way as you stroll through the Expo Center.  With four stages of music and entertainment, world-class illusions show daily, an award-winning agriculture and livestock program featuring over 1,000 exhibitors from more than 30 Florida counties, a historic Yesteryear Village, and more than 200 rides, games and attractions, the South Florida Fair is truly a place where families make memories and traditions begin. PLAY BALL, PLAY FAIR at the 2020 South Florida Fair,  January 17- February 2.

Information: 561.793.0333 for more information or visit the website: http://www.southfloridafair.com/

*Celebration / Sanctioned Events are events in the South Florida Area which are cross promoted with Winterfest.

July Happy Hour with Winterfest Inc.

Please plan on joining your friends at Winterfest for fun, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and happy hour prices.

Our first happy hour will be located at Timpano on July 17, 2019 from 5-7 pm!

Boaters registered for the Parade (as an entry or control boat) will be automatically entered in to win additional prizes.

Are you a location that wants to host a happy hour for Winterfest? Contact us at 954-767-0686.

Family Fun Day

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Winterfest Family Fun Day  at Huizenga Plaza presented by Publix

Click to view the 2019 Family Fun Day Flyer for Print 2019

featuring Stoked on Salt Ocean Conservations

For an exciting day of family fun in Fort Lauderdale, head on over to Huizenga Plaza for Winterfest’s Family Fun Day. At the Winterfest Family Fun Day sponsored by  Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and presented by Publix, we offer a plethora of free activities for kids of all ages–and the parents, too! Since this event is right in time for the holidays, be sure to keep an eye out for the brand new giant Alpine Woods Toboggan Tunnel, Polar Express Slide, Catabella Express Train, Giant Gingerbread house by Publix bakery and other activities from the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.

Our Family Fun day is packed with exciting Fort Lauderdale family activities where you can win prizes from South Florida Ford, get your face painted by our lovely artists, check out the Florida Renaissance Pirate Ship, hang out with the most adorable puppies from Danielle Pet Rescue Row, and so much more. There are even plenty of opportunities for photo ops with Santa,  and other surprise guests. While participating in the activities, you can enjoy the sounds of the Shane Duncan Band and Bonn E. Maiy. 

If you work up an appetite, there will be plenty of food and beverages options for sale. Get samples from LaCroix, and so much more.

With great food, fun activities, and live music, this is an event you don’t want to miss out on. It’s a perfect day on the New River / Riverwalk for the entire family. If you would like to become a sponsor, contact us today at 954-767-0686

  • Photo opps: Santa
  • WSVN Channel 7  and EyeOnSouthFlorida.com are scheduled to be on-location
  • Cathy & Larry Danielle Pet Rescue Row
  •  Southwest Airlines
  • Fifth Third Bank

Video from 2018 Florida Panthers Winterfest Family Fun Day presented by the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital (followed by the Grand Marshal Reception)

Grand Marshal Experience

The 2019 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.

CLICK TO PURCHASE CONCERT TICKETS TO BRET MICHAELS .

 

Many local VIP’s, dignitaries, sponsors will be on hand to welcome this year’s celebrity Grand Marshal. Fort Lauderdale’s Mayor, Dean Trantalis, 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 Huey Lewis, Big & Rich, 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!

SPONSORSHIPS are still available with this event.

Need a room for the night?

 

Fort Lauderdale Pirate Festival

FORT LAUDERDALE PIRATE FESTIVAL is part of WINTERFEST SANCTIONED EVENTS & CELEBRATION EVENTS*:

Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale’s annual Pirate Festival on the New River

Avast, me hearties! Join ye fellow Buccaneers on April 11, 2020, between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., at Esplanade Park, 400 SW 2nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, produced by The Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale in partnership with Bobby Rodriguez Productions and the world renowned Florida Renaissance Festival. Enter yourself in the best Pirate Costume contest and enter your boat in the best Pirate Themed Boat contest. Activities for the whole family.

For additional information please visit www.ftlpiratefest.com/ or contact us at the Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale (954) 424-0731, email: rotaryftlaud@gmail.com.

*Celebration/Sanctioned Events are events in the South Florida Area which are cross promoted with Winterfest.

Florida Renaissance Festival

FLORIDA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL is part of WINTERFEST SANCTIONED EVENTS & CELEBRATION EVENTS*:

Florida Renaissance Festival – Travel back in time to the 16th Century at the 28th Annual Florida Renaissance Festival, coming to Quiet Waters Park, February 8th through March 23rd, from 10:00 a.m. to Sunset! Over 100 Artisans selling their wares, Over 100 Performers and 12 Stages with Continuous Entertainment, Games of Skill, Human Powered Rides, Food and Drink fit for a King! It’s a Fun Family Event for All Ages! For more information: www.ren-fest.com

* Celebration/Sanctioned Events are events in the South Florida Area which are cross promoted with Winterfest. 

Glam-A-THON Stiletto Carnival

GLAM-A-THON is part of WINTERFEST SANCTIONED EVENTS & CELEBRATION EVENTS*:

The all new celebration begins when the streets of downtown Fort Lauderdale turn into a colorful, sensual Carnival dance experience! Enjoy the music, costumes and parade of dancers during the launch of Stiletto Carnival on May 11th, embracing diversity in South Florida! The event will benefit Glam-A-THON™ and raise awareness and funding for breast cancer patients through Broward Health Foundation. www.glam-a-thon.com

* Celebration/ Sanctioned Events are events in the South Florida Area which are cross promoted with Winterfest.