Winterfest Flashback to 1998
“Holiday Theater of the Sea”
Parade Theme: “Holiday Theater of the Sea” – December 12
THE PEOPLE OF WINTERFEST
Grand Marshal: Actress and Singer Ann Jillian
First Official Commodore: Guy Harvey
Belle of the Ball: Linda Gill (2nd annual bell of the ball)
Poster Artist: Guy Harvey
Boat Parade Chairman: Bill Ash
Ball Chair: Angela Mastrofrancesco
President/Chairman of the Board: John Forsyth
Executive Director: Lisa Scott
1998 sees the First Family Fun Day. Created to provide free fun in the Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County community, featuring a variety of activities geared for the entire family, Family Fun Day has boasted in excess of 7,000 guests consistently since its inception.
The Black Tie Ball hit an all time attendance record and featured the music of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Lovin’ Spoonful.
Over 94 parade entries with national corporate partners entertain 800,000 parade enthusiasts.