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Winterfest Watch Party

The “Best Show on H2O” returns to the beach for the traditional kickoff to the South Florida Holiday Season on Saturday, December 11 at the LOOP’s Intracoastal Promenade Park

winterfest boat parade
December 11, 2021
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Las Olas Promenade Park

The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade is the “Best Show on H2O” and the traditional kickoff to the South Florida Holiday Season. Bringing together our community and visitors from around the world, this one-of-a-kind parade of beautifully decorated boats of all sizes is a can’t miss extravaganza.

Private boats to the giant showboats and corporate mega yachts will be adorned 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.

Winterfest’s PARADE VIEWING AREA sponsored by Baptist Health and the City of Fort Lauderdale Beach Improvement District ( BID ) is located at Las Olas Intracoastal Promenade Park. Conveniently located in east Fort Lauderdale. Rideshare is encouraged and there is parking within walking distance from the event area. Guests will enjoy a festival atmosphere with live entertainment before and after the Parade.

The excitement begins at 4 pm when the gates open. Come early and bring the family (no pets please) to enjoy all of the amenities.
Enjoy the “Parade Viewing Area” – Stella Artois Culinary Courtyard, Live Entertainment, and activities.
The Parade gets underway at 6:30 p.m. along The New River in Downtown Fort Lauderdale and should arrive in this area at approximately 7:00 pm.


LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Big City Dogs will perform during the day with radio personalities from Y-100 and iHeart Radio. Shane Duncan Band will start their concert following the Parade.

TICKETS for the 50th Annual Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade are $25 for individual adult tickets and $15 for children 10 years & younger. Tickets are electronic and available to purchase at