Parade Theme: “Reflections on the Water

Grand Marshal: Joan Rivers

Boat Parade Chairman: Fred Perry

Ball Chairs: Mr. & Mrs. Emmett McTigue

Shoreline Chairman: Steve Casper (thru Realtors)

Chairman of the Board: Joseph Millsaps

Executive Director: Carol L. Hobbs

Executive Assistant: Dawn Read


The festival reclaims its former and better-known name, WINTERFEST, and focuses on producing events that brought success to the festival.

Swap Shop Circus Barge, complete with elephants, bears, acrobats and clowns as well as a Broward County Transit floating bus are in the parade.

The Black Tie Ball and Blockbuster Bowl Reception attracts 700 guests entertained by the Four Tops.

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