Winterfest Flashback to 2004

Parade Theme: “Rock’n Roll FantaSea

Grand Marshal: Shaquille O’Neal – Miami Heat

2004 GM Shaq
David Founds, Grand Marshal Shaquille O’Neal and Executive Director Lisa Scott-Founds

Commodore: Carey Chen

Belle of the Ball: Cindy Rodriquez

Poster Artist: Carey Chen

Winterfest Boat Parade 2004 Schedule of Events

Ornament Artist: Pat Anderson

2004 Collectible Ornament - "Rock 'n Roll FantaSea"

Boat Parade Chairman: Ryan Campbell

Ball Chairs: Lois Schmatz and Lee Sheffield

Carolyn McLaughlin Volunteer Spirits Award Winner: Pat Hinde

Shoreline Chair: Rosalie Wheatley

President/Chairman of the Board: Nancy Daly

Executive Director: Lisa Scott-Founds


New Title Sponsor – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade logo for 2004

Parade’s official new name: Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade

May 2004 – Parade listed as Reader’s Digest “100 Best”.

On January 30th, 2004, Winterfest sanctioned the Inaugural Gala aboard the Queen Mary 2 benefiting the Miami City Ballet and New World Symphony. This event raised over 1.5 million dollars for the two charities and promoted Fort Lauderdale internationally as the winter sanctuary of this majestic ocean liner.

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