WinterFest 2016 a Smashing Success


WinterFest with Vanilla Ice 2016 a Smashing Success

Vanilla Ice on stage. Photo by Carol Porter.
Vanilla Ice on stage. Photo by Carol Porter.

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce another smashing success! WinterFest with Vanilla Ice 2016 drew record breaking crowds on December 3rd at the Wellington Amphitheater.


Presented by The Wellington Chamber of Commerce, The Village of Wellington, Chukker TV and Grand Champions Polo Club,  The Royal Inn and The Original Wellington Mall,  Palms West Hospital and the Children’s Hospital at Palms West  as well as Equestrian Sport Productions, LLC., the event provided a line up of holiday performances, phenomenal food vendors, boutique shopping, business and service vendors, Potions in Motion Lounge and Blizzard Beach.


Local celebrity musical sensation, philanthropist and DIY Network television star (Emmy Award Nominated) “Vanilla Ice” performed his iconic celebrated musical hits to an overflowing crowd.


Winterfest is the most anticipated holiday event of the season.  The exceptional hard work and dedication of sponsors, vendors and the professionals at the Village of Wellington made this event a success.


The Chamber wishes to thank our sponsors, without who we could not host such a spectacular event.


Host Venue

The Village of Wellington


Title Sponsors

Grand Champions Polo Club and CHUKKER TV

The Royal Inn and The Original Wellington Mall


Blizzard Beach Sponsor

Palms West Hospital and the Children’s Hospital at Palms West

Equestrian Sport Productions, LLC


Drone Sponsor

PYRA Promotions and PYRA


Photo Booth Sponsors


Florida Sugar Cane League

Fusion AV Solutions

Greenstein & Lubliner







Braman Motorcars



Our exceptional VENDORS AND EXHIBITORS were BJ Events LLC, Bolay, Braman BMW, Chappy’s Food Cart, Chick-fil-A, CHUKKER TV, CJR Fine Arts & Frame, CLOTHED4APURPOSE, Coldwell Banker- Rommel Torres, Cruise Planners, Elysa Suzanne Couture Clothing, Family Vision Center, Greenstein & Lubliner, Hard Exercise Works, HealthSource of Royal Palm Beach, HNM Menswear, Homes for Heroes, Hurricane Grill & Wings, HW Interiors, Ice Cream Express, India Bar and Grill, Jessie’s Girl, Jordan’s Steak Bistro. Kiwanis of Wellington, Kona Ice of Palm Beach, Lively Lights, Lularoe, Max Health Chiropractic, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Palm Beach Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine LLC., Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control, Palm Beach Health Center, Palm Beach Int. Academy, Palm Beach Opera, Palm Beach Polo Golf & Country Club, Palms West Hospital, Paradise Kettle Corn, Peak Profit Global, Perfect Smile Dentistry, Plastic Surgery of Palm Beach, PNC Bank, Potions In Motion, Pretty Deliveries, PYRA/ PYRA 360, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, SANTA, Sarah Spiritual, Shullman Orthodontics, Starbucks, Stonewood Grill and Tavern, Teds Take Out, The Art Cellar, The Beach Buffalo, The Children’s Hospital at Palms West, The Original Wellington Mall , The Quaye at Wellington Luxury Rentals, The Royal Inn, The UPS Store, The Wellness Experience, TITLE Boxing Club, Vanilla Ice Merchandise and .Wellington High School.


Thank you to your Backstage Sponsor Party Vendors- the exceptional establishments of  Hurricane Grill & Wings- Wellington, Jordan’s Steak Bistro, Romano’s Macaroni Grill , The Art Cellar and Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse. If you have not yet visited these establishments or utilized their catering services we strongly encourage you to do so!!!


Our performers could not have been more phenomenal! The talents of our local superstars are amazing.  If you have not heard or seen of the following please make it a point to check them out.  They are exquisite each in their own….

Thank you to our Master of Ceremonies Wes Kain,

Alex Shaw, Aliyah Pike, Alyssa Marie Coon, Binks Forest Elementary Choir, Donna Tucci School of Dance, Jasmin Thomas, Kayden Muller, Latillia Jackson, Michaela Paige, Nicky Greed, Palm Beach Mako Cheerleaders, Palm Beach Opera, Precision Dance Conservatory, Sarah Spiritual, Vell P., and the Wellington High School Chamber Chorus.


This event could not be possible without the exceptional volunteers from Wellington Community High School, Palm Beach Central High School Key Club, and Bak Middle School of the Arts.


A very special thank you to Alyssa Morrow, to Joe Piconcelli for his talents and expertise, his amazing staff especially Rick Febles, Debbie Liquoiri and the Public Works Logistics Team,  The Village of Wellington Mayor Gerwig, Vice- Mayor McGovern and the Village Council, The Wellington Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and our President Debbie Crompton for their leadership, Richard C. Bogatin, Kevin Shapiro,  Wilson Junior Jean, Lisa Banionis, Sharon Lasko,  Stuart  and Diann Hack as well as Former- Mayor Darell Bowen and our own Roxanne Stein who kicked off our 2016 event.


Our local superstar and philanthropist “Vanilla Ice” astounds us each year.  His spirit of giving and dedication to our community is outstanding.  His efforts and those of his team make this event possible.  Each is to be commended and thanked for their generosity and for giving back to Wellington.  The Chamber is grateful to have the privilege of working with them!


The Chamber salutes all the exhibitors, sponsors and performers for making their contribution to Wellington’s unique lifestyle, its economy and this spectacular event!  And to each of you for attending… for being part of this event and for being a part of our community.  We look forward to seeing you all next year!  Happy Holidays!


Michela Green

Executive Director

Wellington Chamber of Commerce