The Annual Holiday Parade in Fort Lauderdale begins in the Downtown Area at 6:30 PM, with a preshow of non-motorized vessels at 6:00 PM. The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade will be held along the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale, from Stranahan House to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The Parade travels East along the New River to the Intracoastal Waterway, continuing North to Lake Santa Barbara in Pompano Beach. It spans 12 Miles and is known as the "Best Show on H20." The Parade can be viewed from one location for approximately 2 and a half hours (starting locations stagger as you travel north). Spectators can expect to see private boats, giant showboats, and corporate megayachts adorned with lights, music, entertainment, decorations, celebrities, musical groups, beauty queens, and other exciting entries. Over one million spectators are anticipated to attend.
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM General Hours
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Estimated Turnout20,000 - 50,000
500+ Exhibitors Based on previous editions
Event TypeTrade Show
EditionsDec 2023 Interested
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15 Dec 2017
Exhibitor will showcase the whistle and skies are set ablaze with fireworks welcoming the Winterfest Boat Parade, an opportunity to enjoy the aeronautical stunts, bizarre performances and musical shows or wave at the local celebrities who sail past you.