The 32nd Orlando Citrus Parade will take place in downtown Orlando at 10am on Saturday, December 29, 2012.
Track star and Olympic gold medalist Justin Gatlin will serve as grand marshal for the parade. He is a five-time Olympic medalist for the United States, and most recently took home bronze and silver in the London 2012 Olympics. Gatlin attended high school in Pensacola, Fla., and currently calls Orlando home. As grand marshal he will ride in the parade and also take part in the television broadcast.
That TV broadcast will be synicated nationally, and will feature reality stars Trista and Ryan Sutter, of the first season of “The Bachelorette,” as its hosts. They will provide live commentary from the grandstand area near Lake Eola Park.
In addition to its signature floats made of citrus fruit, the parade features spirited high school marching bands from throughout the nation, participating bowl game college marching bands, specialty units and other exciting performances.
Grandstand/broadcast area reserved seats (located on Rosalind Avenue adjacent to Lake Eola) are $28 per person, and available online or via the Florida Citrus Sports Ticket Office at 407-423-2476.
Otherwise, free seating is available curbside along the entire parade route, starting at 6am.
- Walt Disney World Lays Off Over 700 Entertainers and How You Can Help - October 29, 2020
- Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights Offers 2021 Sneak Peek with Greg Nicotero .. #HalloweenHorrorNights #HHN2021 - October 28, 2020
- Dr Phillips Center to Host Six-Month Outdoor ‘Front Yard Festival’ in Downtown Orlando .. @DrPhillipsCtr #OrlandoArts #FrontYardFestival - October 27, 2020
- CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks For Celebrating Halloween 2020 In Central Florida .. #OrlandoHalloween #LoveOrlando - October 23, 2020
- Plaza Live Launches Outdoor ‘Front Porch Concerts’ Series .. #OrlandoArts #PlazaLiveOrlando - October 22, 2020
- Out and About: Burger World Tour Dining at Teak Neighborhood Grill .. #OrlandoRestaurants #DiningReview @TeakOrlando - October 21, 2020
- Tame Impala Announces Rescheduled Orlando Tour Date at Amway Center for 2021 .. @AmwayCenter @TameImpala - October 19, 2020
- LEGOLAND Florida Celebrates 9th Birthday with Special Pass Pricing and Peek at 2021 .. @LEGOLANDFlorida #ThemeParkNews - October 16, 2020
- Central Florida Zoo wins AZA award for the Urban Wildlife Information Network .. @CentralFLZoo @CitySanfordFL #CFLAttractions - October 15, 2020
- Out and About: Bottomless Brunching at Cafe Tu Tu Tango in Orlando .. @CafeTuTuTangoFL #OrlandoBrunch #OrlandoRestaurants - October 14, 2020