Parade Theme: “Coral Serenade

Grand Marshal: Regis Philbin

Regis Philbin by David Shankbone, CC BY 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Parade Grand Marshal Regis Philbin, host of Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee
Regis Philbin, Charlie Folds
Regis Philbin, Charlie Folds

Poster Artist:

Boat Parade Chairman: Stacey Hallberg

Ball Chairs: Cindy Rodriguez and Micki Lindemann

Shoreline Chairs: Steve Casper and Jon Stage

President/Chairman of the Board: Virginia Miller

Executive Director: Sandy Pierce


Continental Airlines – First time Winterfest has a named Title Sponsor of Parade. Winterfest becomes known as “Continental Airlines/Winterfest Boat Parade”

The television coverage of the parade has expanded to over 34 million households from Miami, Chicago, Boston and Atlanta.

The program was shown live on the Sunshine Network and televised on independent cable.

The headlining act at the Black Tie ball is Rock & Roll Hall of Famer “Dion.”

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer “Dion.”
Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Dion

Sno White decorated the Grand Marshal Showboat

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