The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade

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The 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade has entered the history books!

Coming in 2023, this page will be updated with all the exciting details of the
52nd Annual Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade.
We’ll see you then!

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The 52nd Annual Holiday Parade takes place DECEMBER 16, 2023 starting in the Downtown Area at 6:30 PM with a preshow of non-motorized vessels at 6:00 p.m. The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade will stage on the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale, along the docks west of Stranahan House to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

The Parade starts at Stranahan House traveling East along the New River in Fort Lauderdale to the Intracoastal Waterway as it continues North to Lake Santa Barbara in Pompano Beach. It’s 12 Miles from the “Best Show on H20.” The Parade takes approximately 2 and 1/2 hours to view from one location (starting locations stagger as you travel north).

Private boats to the giant showboats and corporate megayachts will be adorned with hundreds of thousands of lights, music, entertainment, decorations, celebrities, musical groups, beauty queens, and many other exciting entries expected to be viewed by over one million spectators.

Boat entry fees start at ONLY $35.

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE PARADE

  • DECEMBER 16, 2023
  • DECEMBER 14, 2024
  • DECEMBER 13, 2025
  • DECEMBER 12, 2026
  • DECEMBER 11, 2027
  • DECEMBER 9, 2028

Parade dates may change without notice – please check this page

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