Parade Theme: “The World on Water” – December 12th

Grand Marshals: TRIO- Laurie Hibberd (CBS Reporter), Michael Gelman (producer Live with Regis) and Jose Solano (Baywatch)

Commodore: Geoffrey Bodine – Nascar Driver

Belle of the Ball: Connie Francis– actress

Poster Artist: David Bass

Boat Parade Chairman: Michael Long

Ball Chair: Roxanne Shriver

Shoreline Chair: Rosalie Wheatley

President/Chairman of the Board: Stacey Hallberg

Executive Director: Lisa Scott-Founds


A record 850,000 spectators. The parade encouraged the 100 entries to showcase cultural heritage and honor our community as a melting pot of all nationalities.

Theodore Tugboat enters the parade- based on the cartoon

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