Winterfest’s invites YOU to be a star in the “Greatest Show on H2O”! You can experience the excitement and wonder of this 48th year old South Florida tradition by simply entering your decorated boat for only $35 (no signage / private vessel only). It’s EASY! Just fill out the application below. You can click on links to help guide your decorating and sound ideas. DON’T HAVE A BOAT? We have a list of charter vessels which you can decorate. Still have questions? Call our office at 954-767-0686.

Boat Parade Entry Application – part I

Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019

Theme “Lights, Camera, Action … Movies on Parade”

Parade Start Time: 6:30 p.m. Roll Call starts at 4:30 p.m. Staging is along the New River
This Application must be approved prior to receiving Application – Part II

(if you wish to receive this application as a pdf – please email boats@winterfestparade.com

Vessel Information:
 
 
 
 
 
Vessel Type
 
 
 
 
 
Pick Your Boat's Theme
 
 
Vessel Size
Fuel
 
 
 
 
Tugs
 
 
 
 
Captain's Contact Information:
Parade Experience:
 
 
If NO – we encourage you to travel the Parade route within 30 days prior to parade.
 
 
Communications:
Winterfest requires a DEDICATED person assigned to monitor VHF Radio during the Parade at ALL TIMES.
Additional Contact Information: IF owner is not the Captain OR there is an Organizer for the Vessel
Payment: You may purchase your parade entry in our online store after you submit your parade application. Please enter your vessel name in the "Reference or PO" field during checkout. The types of parade entries and the prices are as follows:
  • PRIVATELY-OWNED VESSEL (20 ft +): $35.00 NO SIGNAGE or NON-PROFIT Sign ONLY
  • COMMERCIAL SIGNAGE (ALL signage approved by Winterfest.) Fees are based on vessel size:
    • $250.00 20’ to 39’
    • $500.00 40’ to 59’
    • $1,000.00 60’ +
  • CHARTER (ALL signage approved by Winterfest):
    • $500.00 20’ to 39’
    • $1000.00 40’ to 59’
    • $1,500.00 60’ +
  • SHOWBOAT (Any vessel with approved signage – Sponsor designation and Guaranteed Television): $8,000.00
All Entry Fees include an 8x10 photo of entry & Two tickets to the Captain’s Cup Awards Dinner on February 2017. Additional tickets to the Captain's Cup Awards Dinner are available in our online store.
Required Items: Certain items MUST be received by Winterfest before your application can be processed. These include:
  • PAYMENT Available to you in our online store.
  • PROOF OF LIABILITY INSURANCE You may upload a copy to Winterfest's Dropbox account by attaching it to an email sent to boats@winterfestparade.com. Please incorporate your vessel name into the filename of your attachment.
  • COAST GUARD CERTIFICATION (Copy) if vessel is a charter. You may upload a copy to Winterfest's Dropbox account by attaching it to an email sent to boats@winterfestparade.com. Please incorporate your vessel name into the filename of your attachment.
In addition, YOU MUST READ, and attest that you have read, the following three Parade Entry Terms:
 
By checking this checkbox and submitting this form I agree that I have read, understood and accepted the terms and conditions.

Boat Parade Entry Fee

CLICK HERE TO PAY YOUR FEES ONLINE

Decorating Guide

LOOKING FOR PARADE TIPS AND TRICKS – CLICK HERE