Winterfest Flashback to 2002

“Pirates in Paradise”


Grand Marshals: Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos

2002 GM Kelly and Mark
Grand Marshals Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos

Commodore: Kaye Pearson

Boat Parade Commodore: Joe Milsaps

Belle of the Ball: Patricia Collier (Cingular Wireless) / Edmund Ansin (WSVN) Admiral

Poster Artist: Clara Mateus – Art Institute

2002 Poster

Ornament Artist: Pat Anderson

2002 Collectible Ornament - "Pirates In Paradise"

Boat Parade Chairman: Michael Long

Ball Chair: Cindy Rodriguez

Shoreline Chair: Rosalie Wheatley

President/Chairman of the Board: Joseph T. Ducanis, Jr.

Executive Director: Lisa Scott-Founds


Parade Theme: “Pirates in Paradise” – December 10

In 2002, Winterfest sanctioned Paradise City, a large indoor show of juried, museum-quality craft and fine art in Southeast Florida. The show hosted a series of seminars, lectures and benefits with its cultural partner, the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art.

Jorge Moreno – Latin Grammy singer in parade

First year of the Winterfest Charm: Snowflake from J.R. Dunn Jewelers

Mooncusser celebrated 25 years performing in the parade

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