Where to Watch the Winterfest Boat Parade
It's the most wonderful time of the year - Winterfest time! Enjoy delicious food and prime views of the now-renowned South Florida boat parade at one of these dining destinations.
3033 NE 32nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
Watch the Winterfest Boat Parade pass just a few feet away as you dine dockside on Shooter’s spacious outdoor patio with ideal views of the Intracoastal. Guests can sit back and relax with a Cucumber Refresher while sharing plates like the Chicken Pesto Flatbread or the signature Shooters Crispy Calamari.
Mastro’s Ocean Club, Ft. Lauderdale
3000 NE 32nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
One of South Florida’s newest dining destinations, Mastro’s Ocean Club is perfectly placed along the Intracoastal waterway with views of the Winterfest Boat Parade. Dine on seafood and sip hand crafted cocktails as the seasonal display passes by. For those looking to watch in style, luxurious cabanas are available with reservations.
The Wharf Fort Lauderdale
Another brand-new addition to South Florida’s dining scene, The Wharf is the ideal up-and-coming location to enjoy food trucks, a bar that’s quickly becoming famous for its delicious mojitos and outdoor dancing and games galore. Those looking to stir up a fun evening while watching the boat parade pass by should run, not walk, to this New River destination.
Blue Moon Fish Co. pictured
4405 W Tradewinds Ave East, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL 33308
This South Florida staple is well-known for its upscale ambiance, delicious seafood and dockside seating along the Intracoastal. The perfect location for a sunset hour cocktail, Blue Moon Fish Co. will be offering drinks, dining and more to those watching the Winterfest Boat Parade. Guests can enjoy a limited menu specially-crafted for the evening featuring local favorites like Seafood Gumbo, Tuna Poke and Macadamia Nut Crusted Chilean Seabass.
Photo credit: Chris Carter