Get ready for an armada of lights floating through Broward this Saturday at the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade,with illuminated boats glimmering down Fort Lauderdale’s renowned waterway in an elegant, colorful spectacle. The viewing grandstand will be in Birch State Park and this year’s celebrity Grand Marshall is rap hero Flo Rida.
Winterfest Boat Parade, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 13, Birch State Park (prime spot for viewing) – 3109 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, boats will cruise the Intracoastal Waterway; www.winterfestparade.com
Another chance to see the illuminated boats is on Dec. 20. Miami Outboard Club Holiday Boat Parade takes place on Biscayne Bay and the best viewing spot is at Bayfront Park.
More boat parades in Florida at The Boatbound Blog.