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Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade Announces 2010 Grand Marshal, Brooke Burke

In celebration of the theme “Dancing thru the Decades” the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade 2010 Grand Marshal is Brooke Burke. The “Dancing with the Stars” host has the perfect synergy with the parade’s theme as well as the official spokeswoman for underWAY – the sponsor of this year’s Grand Marshal Showboat.
Brooke Burke on Dancing with the Stars!
Burke will be honored at the Grand Marshal Reception held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on December 10, 2010, Brooke Burke will prepare to lead the Parade along the Fort Lauderdale waterways in true Grand Marshal style on December 11 at 6:30 p.m. On the night of the Parade, Brooke Burke will be aboard the underWAY/SmartforLife Grand Marshal Showboat (the Floridian Princess) waving to the one million spectators along the shoreline and millions more at home thanks to WSVN Channel 7 and Comcast television on the Nova Southeastern University Bow. 
At an early age Brooke Burke showed an interest in television. Burke studied broadcast journalism at UCLA. She began her career as a model and later transformed into a major television personality. Her career took off while hosting “Wild On!” an exciting travel show on E!. Burke quickly transformed into a celebrity and continued in her television success. She took the dancing world by surprise and became champion of the 7th season of “Dancing With the Stars” and took over as the co-host of the hit dancing show in 2010. The most important aspect of Burke’s life is her husband and four daughters. Burke is a mom first and just happens to be a celebrity as well. Along with her many on air talents, Brooke is also CEO of the popular blogger and the founder of the online retail store
An icon in the television dance world, it’s obvious why the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade chosen Ms. Brooke to help showcase the event chosen as the Kick-off the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Centennial.  With the excitement brought on by the 2010 Grand Marshal announcement, everyone can’t wait to see how she’s going to boogie and shimmy the night away.  For more information about the 2010 Grand Marshal and all Winterfest events, please contact the Winterfest office at (954) 767-0686 or visit the website at              
About Winterfest, Inc.
Winterfest is a Florida not-for-profit organization based in Broward County that produces a variety of events including the free public event known as "The World’s Most Watched Boat Parade." Millions via television and approximately one million spectators view the Parade on the 12-mile route. Winterfest also hosts annual events to enhance the community’s image and provide unique, wholesome family entertainment. For more information on Winterfest, please contact the office at (954) 767-0686 or their website:
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino invites you to PLAYHARD!  Play, stay, dine, and shop at South Florida’s ultimate entertainment destination. Eighty-nine tables offer Blackjack, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Casino War, Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker and Let it Ride on a nearly three-acre casino floor. Play one of the more than 2,500 Vegas-style slots including the Native-American Casino linked Multi-Area Progressive Jackpots and Mega Jackpots. Separate high-limit rooms for table games and slots, in addition to a non-smoking room are available for guests to enjoy. Loyal Player’s Club members may enjoy an exclusive VIP Plum Lounge and VIP Chef’s Table show kitchen. Convene in The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise for Texas Hold ‘em, limit Texas Hold ’em, Seven Card Stud and two dollar and four dollar limit Omaha Hi Lo games. Located inside the casino is Hard Rock Cafe -Hollywood, part of Hard Rock’s 130 globally recognized rock ‘n roll themed restaurants. The Green Lodging Certified by the State of Florida, AAA, Four Diamond rated resort showcases 500 luxurious guest rooms, 18 restaurants and lounges, 40,000-square-feet of meeting room space, Body Rock Spa, auto salon, 25 boutique shops, 12 nightclubs, Paradise Live, and Hard Rock Live, a 5,500- seat concert arena. Located on State Road 7 (U.S. 441) in Hollywood, Florida. Take I-95, exit Stirling Rd. and travel west to 1 Seminole Way. For more information, call (954) 327-ROCK, 1 800-937-0010 or visit us online at or