7News Miami – Grand marshal reception kicks off Winterfest fun ahead of 51st boat parade

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) – Before the 51st annual Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade rolls along the New River this weekend, revelers got to see this year’s grand marshals.

A big crowd is expected to come down for the annual bash on the water, Saturday evening.

It’s easy to see why the event is knows as the greatest show on H2O.

Festivities kicked off Friday with the grand marshal reception at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

This year, a trio of pop singers will lead the parade: NSYNC members Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick and pop diva Taylor Dayne.

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