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.
Winterfest celebrates the parade participants and sponsors that make the parade possible. The best of the best will win the coveted “Boatie.”
Be a part of the media glitz at The White Party as Winterfest kicks off the Holiday Season. NO TICKETS ARE SOLD FOR THIS EVENT – you must be a Winterfest Sponsor!
FREE for the entire FAMILY. Enjoy a traditional family event, fun for young and old with lots of activities, food and a variety of beverages for sale to make this Sunday a perfect outing for everyone.
Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Black Tie Ball will set the surrealistic mood for this enchanted evening. The Ball is the most elegant of our festivities and by far the highlight of Fort Lauderdale’s social season.
Captain’s Meeting in association with Show Management and hosted by Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina – Ball Room.
Control Boaters, Parade Spotters and Ham Operators Only at the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce.
Starting in Fort Lauderdale’s Downtown, traveling East on the New River and North on the Intracoastal to Lake Santa Barbara in Pompano Beach, it’s 12 Miles of the “Greatest Show on H20.”
ONLY $25pp for the BEST seats on land to view the 46th Annual Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade. All seats are reserved and assigned, located inside Birch State Park on the Northeast corner of Sunrise Boulevard and the Intracoastal Waterway.
The most prestigious location to watch the Winterfest Boat Parade! Close to 400 community leaders, dignitaries and Winterfest Sponsors will enjoy the ambiance of the Riverside Hotel located moments from the beginning of the parade route.
Winterfest Sanctioned Events
The 2018 South Florida Fair will feature 17 days of themed parades, highlighting a famous parade from around the world each day!
The 22nd Annual Plywood Regatta is an event where middle, high school, and college students will attempt to build sea-worthy vessels using simple hand-tools and only a limited set of supplied materials. The public is invited to watch on April 14-15, 2018!
The 41st Annual Waterway Cleanup is organized by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida and Marine Industry Cares Foundation. Get involved in largest and longest-running environmental event in the county.
7th Annual Hope Floats Benefiting Tomorrow’s Rainbow is a memorial celebration for the entire family.
The 5th Annual Marine Industry Day is a free family-oriented event at Esplanade Park aimed at celebrating the region’s marine industry through a variety of fun, interactive experiences.
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.
Divas don’t hike…they STRUT! THIS SANCTIONED EVENT OF WINTERFEST will stage exciting events to raise awareness and funding for breast cancer research.
Travel back in time to the 16th Century at the 26th Annual Florida Renaissance Festival, coming to Quiet Waters Park, February 10th, 2018 through March 25th, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to Sunset!
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!
Celebrate Fort Lauderdale’s pirate history at the first ever Fort Lauderdale Pirate Festival, brought to you by the Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale.
Join the fun on December 10, 2017 for the “30th Annual South Florida President’s Council (SFPC) Toys in the Sun Run.” Proceeds benefit the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Supercon is a four-day festival at the Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center on July 12-15, 2018. Join us to celebrate Comic Books, Animation, Cartoons, Anime, Video Games, Cosplay, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Pop Culture and all things Geek!
Coral Springs Holiday Parade – The City of Coral Springs “A Tropical Holiday” Parade will host more than 60 entries this year. The parade includes local high school bands, as well as themed floats, mascots, and of course, Santa! www.CoralSprings.org/holidayparade or call 954.345.2200.
The Chinese lantern festival is a dreamscape of illuminated animals, buildings, and myths. The Festival has become a must-see event in every location within the art and culture scene.
Marine Industries Cares Spin-A-Thon on Fort Lauderdale Beach at D.C. Alexander Park benefiting local charities.