Parade Theme: “Daydreams of a Child

Grand Marshal: Willard Scott – NBC Today Show

Poster Artists: Jenniver Camameros and Milissa Edwards – Art Institute

Boat Parade Chairs: Ken Denisen and Cindy Kieley

Ball Chair: Ina Lee (ball date: December 17)

President: Ina Lee

Executive Director: Diane Grow


Bob Hope’s Christmas Special” uses Winterfest as the backdrop for the show- An estimated 42 million TV viewers.

Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show and TV Guide mentioned the event.

Golf Tournament is added.

Winterfest becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce (Richard G. Clark – Chamber President)

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