Ft Lauderdale Events – Winterfest Boat Parade
A truly unique holiday event, the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade in Fort Lauderdale provides a brilliant boating display along 12 miles of waterways along with family entertainment, tasty holiday treats, music and more.
Taking place this year on December 15, the Winterfest Boat Parade features a theme of “Musical Memories” and will set sail at 6:30PM sharp from downtown Fort Lauderdale. A favorite holiday tradition for locals and visitors alike, this exciting parade attracts thousands of spectators, with over a million more watching on TV. Boats of all shapes and sizes are decked out in their finest holiday garb and twinkling lights, and parade down the waterways of Fort Lauderdale for a truly magical site. One of the most popular things to do in Fort Lauderdale during the holiday season, the Winterfest Boat Parade is known as the “Greatest Show on H2O.”
Tickets for seats in the Grandstand cost $18 for children and $22 for adults, and watching the parade from ground level is free for everyone. The parade route travels east on the New River and north on the Intracoastal to Lake Santa Barbara in Pompano Beach, arriving after 8PM.