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2014 Winter Park St Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 2nd

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Saint Patrick is one of the most recognized Saints to have ever lived being born in Roman Britain in the 4th century and having lived from 387–461 AD. Saint Patrick is best known for spreading the Gospel to Ireland and … Continue reading

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2014 Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr in the month of January in Orlando with Parades and Festivals

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Martin Luther King, Jr had a dream of an integrated and unified America in 1963 where over 200,000 civil rights supporters watched and listened to King’s 17-minute public speech in Washington D.C. on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. At … Continue reading

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2014 Universal Studios Mardi Gras Brings the Big Easy of New Orleans to the city of Orlando

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In New Orleans, the celebration of Mardi Gras is defined by the final three days prior to Ash Wednesday, when the  lenten season begins leading up to Easter, but at Universal Studios Orlando, Mardi Gras is extended out beginning on … Continue reading

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2014 Florida Strawberry Festival and Parade features Concerts, Rides, and Strawberries in February and March

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There has been a lot of talk in recent years about sustainable farming and eating locally-grown produce of fruits and vegetables.  Since 1930, there hasn’t been a place where that has been so true than in Plant City and their … Continue reading

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2013 Baldwin Park Winter Spark Christmas Parade at Night on December 14th

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Baldwin Park is hosting it’s annual evening Christmas parade on Saturday, December 14th, 2013 at 6 PM.  Line the streets of the community’s downtown for the parade and stay for Santa’s arrival with musical performances. Baldwin Park Winter Spark Parade … Continue reading

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Downtown Orlando Christmas Parade and Holiday in the Park Festival on Sunday, December 15th, 2013

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The annual Orlando Christmas Parade and Holiday in the Park Festival returns to Downtown Orlando at Lake Eola Park and Thornton Park on December 15th, 2013. Orlando Christmas Parade The 2013 Orlando Christmas Parade will feature over 70 parade units … Continue reading

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Florida Citrus Parade in Downtown Orlando on December 30th, 2013 at 10 AM

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The Florida Citrus Parade will be held on New Years Eve in Downtown Orlando on Monday, December 30th, 2013 at 10 AM. The parade is televised nationally and celebrates Orlando’s two bowl games, the Russell Athletic Bowl and the Capital One Bowl. Florida … Continue reading

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2013 Orlando Veterans Day Parade on November 11th Honors the Nations Veterans

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Veterans Day is on Monday, November 11th, 2013. The city of Orlando will salute our nations veterans on Saturday, November 9th with a patriotic parade at 11 AM in Downtown Orlando. Veterans Day Parade Mayor Buddy Dyer and his Veterans … Continue reading

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Attending the Disney World Christmas Day Parade Taping with 2013 Dates

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When it comes to holiday parades, Thanksgiving Day may belong to Macy’s in New York City but Christmas day belongs to Disney World in Orlando and Disneyland in Anaheim. While the Thanksgiving Day Parade is filmed live on Thanksgiving day, … Continue reading

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Winter Park Christmas Parade 2013 with Santa Claus, Ice Skating, and Pancake Breakfast

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The 2013 Winter Park Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 9 am along the streets of Park Avenue in Downtown Winter Park. The parade features over 100 parade units including marching bands, police and fire departments, and … Continue reading

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Winter Park Boat Parade and Festival of Lights 2013 featuring Christmas Lights and a Water Ski Show

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The Winter Park Boat Parade and Festival of Lights will take place on Saturday, December 14th, 2013 on Lake Virginia and Lake Osceola. Participants dress up their boats in Christmas lights for some friendly competition and can be seen from the … Continue reading

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2013 Memorial Day Weekend in Orlando Featuring the Memorial Day Parade and Remembrance Ceremony in Sanford and Epcot in Disney World on May 27th

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Memorial Day is the day of the year that Americans pay their respects for the American soldiers that have paid the ultimate sacrifice of their lives to provide us with the rights and liberties that we so often take for … Continue reading

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Russell Athletic Bowl Parade of Bands in Winter Park on December 28th, 2012 with Rutgers and Virginia Tech

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One of the better free events to do around Orlando between Christmas Day and New Years Eve is the Russell Athletic Bowl Parade of Bands in Winter Park along Park Avenue. Winter Park Parade of Bands The Russell Athletic Bowl … Continue reading

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Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade at the Magic Kingdom

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During Mickey’s Christmas Party special event in the months of November and December at the Magic Kingdom, a special Christmas parade is held twice a night during the event called Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade that combines a mix … Continue reading

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