The Best Selling R&B Group of All Time, Boyz II Men, joins the Best Show on H2O as our 2023 Grand Marshals.
Winterfest Inc., producers of the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade, was the big winner of Six Florida Festivals & Events SUNsational Awards in 2023
THE PEOPLE OF WINTERFEST
The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade is proud to host the Best Selling R&B Group of All Time, quadruple Grammy Winning Boyz II Men as our Grand Marshals for 2023.
BELLE OF THE BALL
JR. CAPTAIN of the PARADE
Laura Elmore – 954Design
Dennis Friel – Connected by Water
Boat Parade Chairman: Britt Lanier
Parade Enhancement: Jimmie Harrison
Ball Chairs: Susan Renneisen and Kathryn Salerno
Parade Viewing Area Chairman: David Greenberger
Parade Viewing Area Volunteer Coordinator: Austen Read
Control Boat Chair: Dave Plotnik
Ham Operator Co-Chairs: Carol Sjursen and Jeff Stahl
Dock Walker Chair: Michael Keleher
VIP Area: Lisa Duke
Carolyn McLaughlin Volunteer Spirits Award Winner: To Be Announced
Launch Party Chair: Alyssa Lovitt
Chairman of the Board: Bill Walker
President/CEO: Lisa Scott-Founds
BOARD/ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIRS
- Governance: Robyn Vines / Johnny Williams
- Community Outreach: Alice Harry
- Future Vision: Ben Wesley
- Winterfest Foundation: Gerry Angeli (winterfestfoundation.org)
THE 2023 BOAT PARADE JUDGES
2023 Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade Judges – To Be Announced – Broward, Palm Beaches & St. Lucie REALTOR®, Dean Trantalis – Mayor, City of Fort Lauderdale, Rear Admiral Douglas M. Schofield – United States Coast Guard – Sector 7, Stacy Ritter – President & CEO, Visit Lauderdale, To Be Announced – Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, To Be Announced – iHeart Media
Not one, not two, but three Grand Marshals. Three music icons from the 80s, 90s and 2000s will be co-Grand Marshals – Taylor Dayne, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick
Revealed at the Winterfest Launch Party, October 21, 2022, Winterfest has a brand new logo!
In 2022, The United States Postal Service honored Winterfest, Inc. with its own Postal Mark celebrating the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade.
Florida native Dennis Friel’s artwork celebrates coastal culture and, as 2022 Poster Artist, celebrates the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade!