Singer Bret Michaels named grand marshal of 2019 Winterfest Boat Parade

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - The Winterfest Boat Parade has announced that singer-songwriter and glam metal rocker Bret Michaels is set to be the 2019 grand marshal.

The Poison frontman will join the festive floats and help in ringing in the South Florida holiday season during the 48th Winterfest Boat Parade.

“Bret is one of the most iconic faces of rock ‘n’ roll, and we are excited to have him bring his superstar presence to rock Greater Fort Lauderdale,” said Lisa Scott-Founds, President & CEO of Winterfest, Inc., in a press release issued Tuesday.

The greatest show on the water takes place Saturday, Dec 14. Michaels is set to take the stage at Hard Rock Live the night before as part of his 2019 Unbroken Tour.

WSVN is a proud sponsor of this year’s Winterfest Boat Parade.

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