The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade

512 NE 3 Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301


The 47th Annual Holiday Parade- “Best of the 80s.”

NEW DATE: DECEMBER 15, 2018 starting in the Downtown Area at 6:30 PM

The 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 travels East to the Intracoastal Waterway as it continues North to Lake Santa Barbara in Pompano Beach. It’s 12 Miles of the “Greatest Show on H20.” The parade takes approximately 2 and 1/2 hours to view from one location (starting locations stagger as you travel north – please look at the bridge closings on this website). To purchase tickets:

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. Parade highlights: Grand Marshal Showboat, presented by Galleria Mall Reindeer Showboat, FB Marine Fireworks Barge and the South Florida Ford Santa Showboat. Showboats are sponsored by WSVN, Southwest Airlines,  FPL Jr. Captain, Republic National Distributing, Co., BB&T Dragon and more. Vote for your favorite entry to win on the Winterfest App!

Boat entries are now being accepted (Cost to enter a private boat is ONLY $35 – download under applications).

Future Dates:

DECEMBER 14, 2019 (12/14/19)

DECEMBER 12, 2020 (12/12/20)

Please contact us at 954.767.0686 for more details and remember – only $35 for a privately owned boat to enter this parade!!!!!

Click Here to View Map of The Parade


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