2021

Winterfest Flashback to 2021

“50 Years of Hard Rockin’ Fun… Winterfest 2021”

THE PEOPLE OF WINTERFEST

Grand Marshal: Mario Lopez

Celebrities: Captain Lee (Bravo’s Below Deck), Joey Fatone from NSYNC, Dara Torres (4 time Olympian and Ryan Cabrera.

Commodore: Shane Strum

Belle of the Ball: Renée Korbel Quinn

Renée Korbel Quinn and Shane Strum,The Belle of the Ball and Commodore
Renée Korbel Quinn and Shane Strum, The Belle of the Ball and Commodore

Jr. Captain of the Parade: Violet Martin on behalf of the Florida Youth Orchestra

Junior Captain of the parade on behalf of the Florida Youth OrchestraViolet Martin
Jr. Captain of the Parade for 2021 Violet Martin

Child Warrior Ambassador:  Jordan Levy, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Poster Artist: Charles Fazzino

2021 Charles Fazzino Poster
2021 Charles Fazzino Poster

Ornament Designer: Pat Anderson

Boat Parade Chairman: Britt Lanier

Parade Enhancement: Jimmie Harrison

Ball Chair: Susan Renneisen

Parade Viewing Area Chairman: David Greenberger

Control Boat Chair: Dave Plotnik

Ham Operator: Carol Sjursen

VIP Area: Lisa Duke

Carolyn McLaughlin Volunteer Spirits Award Winner:  Renee Floyd

Community Outreach: Wendy Liebowitz

Future Vision: Ben Wesley

Sponsorship: Rob Kornahrens

Marketing & Communications: Karla Nelson-Thatcher

White Party Chair: Alyssa Lovitt

Chairman of the Board: Mark Swenson

President/CEO: Lisa Scott-Founds

2021 VIDEOS

All videos produced by WSVN Channel 7 unless otherwise noted.

2021 Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade Television Show
2021 Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Black Tie Ball
2021 Winterfest Grand Marshal Segment of the WSVN Television Special
2021 Winterfest White Hot Launch Party Television Segment
2021 Showstoppers segment of the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade
2021 Winterfest Park in the Parks – Parade Viewing
2021 Winterfest Park in the Parks – Family Fun Day & Parade Viewing
Winterfest Boat Parade 50th Anniversary

It was a beautiful night downtown at the Riverside Hotel on the Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale for the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood, FL 50th Anniversary Winterfest Boat Parade! Thank you to the community, boaters and all of the volunteers who help make this the Greatest Show on H2O! Host Sheriann Namer was on hand to catch up with some sponsors, dignitaries and parade goers! Nova Southeastern University Broward County Mayor Michael Udine Steve Glassman, Fort Lauderdale Commissioner, District 2 Renée Korbel Quinn Visit Lauderdale Lisa Duke Namer Consulting, LLC Historic Stranahan House Museum Heiko Dobrikow TravelHostFTL #InaLee

Posted by Eye On South Florida on Monday, December 13, 2021
Winterfest Boat Parade 50th Anniversary – Eye On South Florida
Winterfest Boat Parade 2021 50th Anniversary – Eye On South Florida
Winterfest White Hot Launch Party

Tis the season for the greatest show on H2O let the celebration begin! The White Hot Launch Party presented by GrayRobinson, P.A., kicked-off the 50th Anniversary of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood, FL Winterfest Boat Parade this past weekend at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa with featured restaurant Casa Calabria and golden grand entrance by Robinson's Jewelers and we had our Eye On it. #wf50 #boatparade Billys StoneCrab Capt Lee Paul Castronovo City of Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis Visit Lauderdale

Posted by Eye On South Florida on Thursday, October 28, 2021
Winterfest White Hot Launch Party – Eye On South Florida
Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Grand Marshal

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood, FL Winterfest Boat Parade Grand Marshal Reception presented by Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami. Host Evan Golden catches up with Grand Marshal Mario Lopez, Capt Lee , Joey Fatone, Ryan Cabrera #MikeEsterman and so many more! #WF50 #GreatestShowonH2O Republic National Distributing Company Fifth Third Bank City of Fort Lauderdale Broward County Mayor Michael Udine Mayor Dean Trantalis Stacy Ritter Visit Lauderdale

Posted by Eye On South Florida on Saturday, December 11, 2021
Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Grand Marshal – Eye On South Florida
Behind the Scenes Planning for 50th Anniversary of Winterfest Boat Parade

It takes a family, village and a community to put together the 50th Anniversary of the greatest show on H2O! Some fun behind the scenes from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood, FL Winterfest Boat Parade planning retreat LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort #staytuned for some more #BTS and #memories #WF50 WSVN-TV Visit Lauderdale Sheriann Namer

Posted by Eye On South Florida on Sunday, June 20, 2021
Behind the Scenes Planning for 50th Anniversary of Winterfest Boat Parade – Eye On South Florida
The Seminole Hard Rock Grand Marshal Reception – Eye On South Florida

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS

A History of Belles and Commodores

Belles and Commodores Through the Years
Belles and Commodores Through the Years

BELLES OF THE BALL 

1997    Ina Lee – Inaugural Belle of the Ball

1998    Linda Gill

1999    Ginny Miller

2000    Connie Francis

2001    Nicki Grossman

2002    Patricia Collier

2003    Stacey Hallberg   

2004    Cindy Rodriquez

2005    Queen Ann Marie Dunn

2006    Nancy Daly

2007    Marge Osceola

2008    None

2009    Arlette Spaniak

2010    Susan Renneisen

2011    Connie Chaney

2012    Lily Pardo

2013    Stacy Copeland

2014    Diana Reed

2015    Lori Perlman

2016    Wendy Liebowitz

2017    Eugenia Ellis

2018    Alyssa Lovitt

2019    Robyn Vines

2020    None

2021    Renée Korbel Quinn

COMMODORES

1997 None

1998    Guy Harvey – Inaugural Commodore  

1999    Howard Schnellenberger

2000    Geoffrey Bodine

2001    Max Osceola, Jr.

2002    Kaye Pearson

Admiral Edmund Ansin

2003    Preston  Henn

2004    Carey Chen

2005    Pharaoh James (JR) Dunn

2006    Charles Fazzino

2007    Max Osceola, Jr.

2008    Jim Dunn 

2009    None    

2010    Frank Herhold

2011    Greg “Moondog” Mooney

2012    John Haley

2013    Gary Correll

2014    Rob Kornahrens

2015    Captain Lee Rosbach

Knight Bob Leider

2016    Doug Jones

2017    Ken Ortner

2018    Johnny Williams

2019    Bill Walker

2020    None

2021    Shane Strum

50th Anniversary Winterfest Boat Parade Participants

Pre-Show
DRomantic Venice, boat D in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeRomantic Venice (D)
HSouth Florida Kayaking Meetup, entry H in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeSouth Florida Kayaking Meetup (H)
GMoore Paddleboarders (G)
Parade
1U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hudson, boat number 1 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeU.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hudson
2Winterfest Fireworks Presented By Ford, boat number 2 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeWinterfest Fireworks Presented By Ford
3Fort Lauderdale Fire Boat 49, boat number 3 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeFort Lauderdale Fire Boat 49
4Seminole Hard Rock Grand Marshal Showboat  Presented By Fifth Third Bank, boat number 4 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeSeminole Hard Rock Grand Marshal Showboat
Presented By Fifth Third Bank
5Marine Industries Association on board Summerwind, boat number 5 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeMarine Industries Association on board Summerwind
6Republic National Distributing Company on board Catalina, boat number 6 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeRepublic National Distributing Company on board Catalina
7AARP Celebrates 50 Years Of Winterfest on board Ballyhoo, boat number 7 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeAARP Celebrates 50 Years Of Winterfest on board Ballyhoo
8Advanced Roofing on board Millie, boat number 8 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeAdvanced Roofing on board Millie
9Mobile Mike on board Reflection, boat number 9 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeMobile Mike on board Reflection
10The Beatles on board Water Taxi, boat number 10 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeThe Beatles on board Water Taxi
11We Will Rock You, boat number 11 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeWe Will Rock You
12The Ice Cream Float, boat number 12 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeThe Ice Cream Float
13Biscayne Bay Foundation, boat number 13 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeBiscayne Bay Foundation
14NSU Student Veterans on board Starmarker, boat number 14 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeNSU Student Veterans on board Starmarker
15The Paris Princess, boat number 15 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeThe Paris Princess
16Felicity, boat number 16 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeFelicity
17Karma Broward on Midnight Express, boat number 17 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeKarma Broward on Midnight Express
18Jr. Captain Showboat Powered By FPL & Two Men And A Truck, boat number 18 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeJr. Captain Showboat Powered By FPL & Two Men And A Truck
19Ballyhoo 1, boat number 20 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeWellington Conservation Center on board Musette
20Wellington Conservation Center on board Musette, boat number 19 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeBallyhoo 1
21Mr Bobb, boat number 21 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeMr Bobb
22WSVN on board The Venetian Lady, boat number 22 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeWSVN on board The Venetian Lady
23Celsius on board Caprice, boat number 23 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeCelsius on board Caprice
24The Rock, boat number 24 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeThe Rock
25Key Largo, boat number 25 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeKey Largo
28Sailfish, boat number 28 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeSailfish
29Poseidon Marine, boat number 29 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadePoseidon Marine
30American Lung Association's Turquoise Takeover, boat number 30 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeAmerican Lung Association’s Turquoise Takeover
31Sea Scouts on board Shake A Leg Miami, boat number 31 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeSea Scouts on board Shake A Leg Miami
32Dunn Deal, boat number 32 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeDunn Deal
33Toy Soldiers on board Otter, boat number 33 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeToy Soldiers on board Otter
34War Eagle, boat number 34 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeWar Eagle
35Navigator, boat number 35 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeNavigator
36Savior Faire, boat number 36 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeSavior Faire
37The Fine Experience, boat number 37 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeThe Fine Experience
38Twin Peaks on board Sundream, boat number 38 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeTwin Peaks on board Sundream
39Knot on CallKnot on Call
42Nauti Pilot, boat number 42 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeNauti Pilot
43Reel Busy, boat number 43 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeReel Busy
44Sails Call, boat number 44 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeSails Call
45Kama Suture, boat number 45 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeKama Suture
47Slip n' Fall Steve, boat number 47 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeSlip n’ Fall Steve
48FPI Security Services on board The South Florida Princess, boat number 48 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeFPI Security Services on board The South Florida Princess
49Cruising Tikis, boat number 49 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeCruising Tikis
5050th Anniversary of Winterfest, boat number 50 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat Parade50th Anniversary of Winterfest
51Sea Tow & The 12 Dinghies of Christmas, boat number 51 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeSea Tow & The 12 Dinghies of Christmas
52Sexy Fish, boat number 52 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeSexy Fish
53Magic Moment, boat number 53 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeMagic Moment
54Flockfest on board Rubberduck, boat number 54 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeFlockfest on board Rubberduck
55Risque CalculeRisque Calcule
57Under The Sea on board Water Taxi, boat number 57 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeUnder The Sea on board Water Taxi
58Winterfest Patriotic Red White Blue on board Water Taxi, boat number 58 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeWinterfest Patriotic Red White Blue on board Water Taxi
60Miss Direction, boat number 60 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeMiss Direction
61Broward College on board Water Taxi, boat number 61 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeBroward College on board Water Taxi
62Bluefoot Pirates with The Florida Renaissance Festival, boat number 62 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeBluefoot Pirates with The Florida Renaissance Festival
63Da Plug Promotion, boat number 63 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeDa Plug Promotion
64Miss Nicole, boat number 64 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeMiss Nicole
65Negroni Law Group on board No Photos Please, boat number 65 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeNegroni Law Group on board No Photos Please
66Island Time, boat number 66 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeIsland Time
67ESPE Foundation on board Epic, boat number 67 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeESPE Foundation on board Epic
68Dining Divas aboard Colleen Marie, boat number 68 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeDining Divas aboard Colleen Marie
69La Sirene, boat number 69 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeLa Sirene
70El Ladrillo III, boat number 70 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeEl Ladrillo III
71Don't Stop Believin', boat number 71 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeDon’t Stop Believin’
72M/Y Disco, boat number 72 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeM/Y Disco
73Chabad Lubavitch of Ft. Lauderdale on board Flamingo, boat number 73 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeChabad Lubavitch of Ft. Lauderdale on board Flamingo
74MSP Recovery on board Nameste, boat number 74 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeMSP Recovery on board Namaste
75Turnaround, boat number 75 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeTurnaround
76Reel Estate, boat number 76 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeReel Estate
77Aquarius, boat number 77 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeAquarius
78Rey of Sunshine, boat number 78 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeRey of Sunshine
79Reel Survivor, boat number 79 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeReel Survivor
80Love Shack, boat number 80 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeLove Shack
82Paddle Pub, boat number 82 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadePaddle Pub
83Renand Foundation on board Soar, boat number 83 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeRenand Foundation on board Soar
84Miss Adventure, boat number 84 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeMiss Adventure
85Omega Psi Phi on board The Grand Princess, boat number 85 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeOmega Psi Phi on board The Grand Princess
86Closing Time, boat number 86 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeClosing Time
87Squad House, boat number 87 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeSquad House
88Seavorce, boat number 88 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeSeavorce
89Marine Toys For Tots on board Stay Afloat Party Boat, boat number 89 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeMarine Toys For Tots on board Stay Afloat Party Boat
90Bella Candela, boat number 90 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeBella Candela
91Brandon's Boat, boat number 90 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeBrandon’s Boat
92Bottom Feeder, boat number 92 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeBottom Feeder
93Perfect Life, boat number 93 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadePerfect Life
95United States Coast Guard Search and Rescue, boat number 95 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeUnited States Coast Guard Search and Rescue
96Florida Children's Theater on board Black Pearl, boat number 96 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeFlorida Children’s Theater on board Black Pearl
97Catholic Health Services Live Nativity on board Water Taxi, boat number 97 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeCatholic Health Services Live Nativity on board Water Taxi
98Red Cross on board Unexpected Pleasure, boat number 98 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeFlorida Nonpofits & Red Cross on board Unexpected Pleasure
99Winterfest Rudolph on board Miss Pontoon, boat number 99 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeWinterfest Rudolph on board Miss Pontoon
100West Marine Brings Santa on board Jungle Queen, boat number 100 in the 2021 Winterfest Boat ParadeWest Marine Brings Santa on board Jungle Queen
2021 Promotional Poster with Dates to Remember, Fazzino Poster, Sponsors
2021 Promotional Poster with Dates to Remember, Fazzino Poster, Sponsors
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