FT. LAUDERDALE, FL – The 40th annual Winterfest Boat Parade will be held this weekend on Saturday, December 10 starting at 6:30 p.m. This year’s grand marshal is Barry Gibb who will be riding on the Nova Southeastern University bow on the Grand Marshal Showboat (Floridian Princess). The boat parade start on the New River and travels east to the Intracoastal Waterway, then continues north to Lake Santa Barbara in Pompano Beach.
This year’s parade’s theme is “Rockin’ Boats and Holiday Floats” which embraces the beauty of the Fort Lauderdale waterways during the holiday season.
Private boats to the giant showboats and corporate mega-yachts will be decorated with hundreds of thousands of lights, music, entertainment, decorations, celebrities, musical groups, beauty queens and many other exciting entries expected to be viewed by over one million spectators.
It is free to watch the parade along the parade route or you can wait until Christmas Day and watch the parade on WSVN Fox-7.