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 announced Grand Marshal Brooke Burke and unveiled the Winterfest Poster created by Pop artist – Charles Fazzino. 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 highlight: 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

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

Poster Artist: Charles Fazzino

Ornament Designer: Pat Anderson

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

Ham Operator Chair: Robin Terrill

Chairman of the Board: Paul Anderson

President/CEO: Lisa Scott-Founds


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

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