Winterfest Flashback to 2010

In 2010 – Winterfest kicked-off the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Centennial with “Dancing thru the Decades” on December 11, 2010.

The Winterfest White Party was hosted at the Harbor Beach Marriott, where Grand Marshal Brooke Burke was announced and the Winterfest Poster created by Pop artist Charles Fazzino was unveiled.

The Clydey Foundation honored Fort Lauderdale as the Centennial Showboat. Other parade entries included the Sky Limo Airplane Barge, Red Bull BMX Bikes, Big 105.9 Paul & Young Ron – Anthony Coal Fired Pizza Entry, underWAY/Smart for Life Grand Marshal Showboat as well as the Baptist Health Santa Showboat with the Jolly ol’ Man decked in 1,500 LED lights! 

Other Parade highlights: Remember Joe Millsaps parade entry with the Wounded Warriors and Broward Navy Days as well as other parade entries which showcased their heartstrings by putting charity names on their boat.

Parade Theme: “Dancing thru the Decades” in celebration of the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Centennial

Grand Marshal: Brooke Burke

2010 GM Brooke Burke

Commodore: Frank Herhold

2010 Commodore Frank Herhold

Captain: J. David Armstrong, Jr.

Jr. Captain of the Parade: Alison Marchessault – (born with excessive form of Polycystic Kidney Disease) Starlight Children’s

Belle of the Ball: Susan Renneisen

Photo of Susan Renneisen
2010 Belle of the Ball Susan Renneisen

Poster Artist: Charles Fazzino

The Winterfest Boat Parade Poster for 2010 by Charles Fazzino
The Winterfest Boat Parade Poster for 2010 by Charles Fazzino

Ornament Designer: Pat Anderson

2010 Collectible Ornament - "Dancing Thru The Decades"

Boat Parade Chairman: John Haley

Ball Chairs: Susan Renneisen and Connie Chaney

Shoreline Chair: Rosalie Wheatley

Grandstand Chairman: David Greenberger

Control Boat Chairs: Bill Lindsey and Jim Zimmerman

2010 Control Chairs

Ham Operator Chair: Robin Terrill

Carolyn McLaughlin Volunteer Spirits Award Winner: Alice Harry

Chairman of the Board: Paul Anderson

President/CEO: Lisa Scott-Founds


Winterfest adds “Elves” to the parade (Ryan / Shane Keleher).

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