November 02, 2012 - Winterfest® White Party Transforms South Florida into a Winter Wonderland
Where: Marriott Harbor Beach
When: Friday, November 2, 2012
Host(s): Winterfest Boat Parade
President(s): Lisa Scott-Founds
Staff: Kathy Keleher & Dawn Read
Entertainment: Sixth Star Entertainment
Sponsors: Absolut and Moët & Chandon and decor from Balmelli Creative. The aroma of the room captivated the audience with delicacies from Timpano, SAIA, Las Olas Wine Cafe, Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza, Fort Lauderdale Country Club, Sea Level, Anthony's Runway 84, Elite Cake Creations and The International Culinary School of the Art Institute creating delights with Stubb's, Florida Beef, Ciao Bella, Perrier and Malibu Rum.
Event Coordinator: Kathy Keleher & Dawn Read
Blacktie Photos by: Ginny, Blacktie-Southflorida.com
Winterfest® White Party Transforms South Florida into a Winter Wonderland
The 41st Winterfest® poster design powered by Ford made it’s official debut at the Winterfest® White Party presented by Gray Robinson, PA an invitation only event, held November 2nd hosted by the Harbor Beach Marriott of Fort Lauderdale.
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The Marriott Harbor Beach of Fort Lauderdale opened its door to the exclusive Winterfest® kick-off celebration. The Winterfest® White Party is an invitation only event. Musical performances highlighted the Parade's theme throughout the evening at this party for sponsors, media partners and select Winterfest® guests. Sixth Star Entertainment transformed the courtyard and ballroom into a White Winter Wonderland with models from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, signature bars from Absolut and Moët & Chandon and decor from Balmelli Creative. The aroma of the room captivated the audience with delicacies from Timpano, SAIA, Las Olas Wine Cafe, Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza, Fort Lauderdale Country Club, Sea Level, Anthony's Runway 84, Elite Cake Creations and The International Culinary School of the Art Institute creating delights with Stubb's, Florida Beef, Ciao Bella, Perrier and Malibu Rum.
The evening cultivated with Mayor Jack Seiler and Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Phil Madow unveiling this year's poster with Winterfest chairman Bob Leider. Artist Susan Sommer-Luarca was on stage along with Big105.9 FM's Paul Castronovo. Gray Robinson, P.A. representative Robyn Vines welcomed guests as the Grand Marshal - Inside Edition's Deborah Norville was announced to a cheering crowd.
The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade is set to sail on Saturday, December 15, 2012 starting at 6:30 pm from downtown Fort Lauderdale.
For more information on how to be part of the Winterfest® Celebration, call 954-767-0686, or visit www.winterfestparade.com.
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. Over 90 tables offer Blackjack, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker, Casino War and Let it Ride on a nearly three-acre casino floor. Additionally, 2,500 slots include 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 also have access to the exclusive VIP Plum Lounge and VIP Chef’s Table show kitchen. The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise hosts various games and tournaments of Limit and No Limit Texas Hold ‘em, 7-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 138 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll 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, the Body Rock Spa, 22 boutique shops, 12 nightclubs, the 400-seat Paradise Live theater and the 5,500–seat Hard Rock Live 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 www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com or www.facebook.com/seminolehardrockhollywood .
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: www.winterfestparade.com.