2003

In 2003, Winterfest brought the parade into the classroom with the first annual cover contest with BellSouth Real Yellow Pages. The contest targeted 3-5 grade school children in Broward County. Winterfest promoted the contest in 2004 with the cooperation of the Young at Art Children’s Museum to public, private and home-schooled youngsters. Artwork chosen will be prominently displayed on the cover of four directories distributed in over 600,000 homes in April 2005.Parade Theme: “Once Upon a Time

Grand Marshal: David Cassidy

Commodore: Preston Henn

Belle of the Ball: Stacey Hallberg special appearance by the Rockettes, straight from Radio City.

Poster Artist: Sandra Cruz – Art Institute

Ornament Artist: Pat Anderson

Boat Parade Chairman: Ryan Campbell

Ball Chair: Cindy Rodriquez

Shoreline Chair: Rosalie Wheatley

President/Chairman of the Board: Nancy Daly

Executive Director: Lisa Scott-Founds

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS:

Cover Contest with BellSouth Real Yellow Pages

Queen Mary 2 Inaugural Gala

Winterfest ranked Second largest event in Florida based on attendees by the Florida Festival and Events Association and 7th largest one day spectator event in the country

Swap Shop Circus Barge returns to the parade

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