The Winterfest Retrospective of 1986

Parade Theme: “Magic Memories

Winterfest and the Boat Parade of Greater Fort Lauderdale

Grand Marshals: Willard Scott – NBC Today Show and Gary Collins (Hour Magazine)

Poster Artist: Forsyth Agency

Boat Parade Chairs: Kaye Pearson and Michael C. Weymouth

Ball Chair: Family Beach Ball – Tony Novia

President: Ina Lee

Executive Director: Diane Grow


This year’s Beach Ball entertained thousands with the Grammy Award winning group, The Commodores.

6,000 bleachers at Birch State Park

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