Winterfest Boat Parade

 

Watch as a brightly-lit armada of luxury crafts cruise down Fort Lauderdale's Intracoastal Waterway.

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By Michelle Rada

The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade is a highly anticipated annual event that allows both viewers and sea-bound participators with a chance to experience this internationally recognized tradition.  Viewers can watch the many gorgeous boats glimmering across Ft. Lauderdale’s renowned waterway in an elegant, colorful spectacle. The event is family-friendly and provides premier dining options, as well as an opportunity to explore a significant part of SoFla culture.

The viewing “Grandstand” will be in Birch State Park (3109 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) and the participating boats will be organized in the Intracoastal Waterway. Boat entry applications and pricing are available on the Winterfest Parade’s website.

Winterfest Boat Parade, December 10, gates at the viewing area open at 3pm and boat parade begins at 6 p.m. at Birch State Park (for viewing) – 3109 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, boats will be on the Intracoastal Waterway. Viewing tickets are $22 for individual adults, $20 each for groups of 20 or more, and $17 for children 10 years or younger; they can be purchased by calling the Winterfest Boat Parade office at 954-767-0686.

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