Florida Citrus Parade also known as Orlando Citrus Parade is the annual parade which celebrates the holidays and two annual college football bowl games: the Russell Athletic Bowl and the Capital One Bowl.
The Orlando Citrus Parade is an event which is planned and produced by The Florida Citrus Sports Foundation.
The parade consists of both high school and Bowl-attending university marching bands from the Big Ten Conference and Southeastern Conference, along with theme park characters from Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando. Also, local and national celebrities participates in the event.
The main features of the Orlando Citrus Parade are the citrus-themed floats which are decorated with oranges, grapefruits and tangerines.
As many as 50,000 or even more spectators gather on the parade route to witness the parade.
Orlando Citrus Parade 2016 :
In 2016, the Orlando Citrus Parade will take place on Thursday, December 29 from 11:00 a.m EST
The parade is videotaped and syndicated to over 100 television stations for broadcast during the New Year’s Day Holiday.
Live Streaming of the Orlando Citrus Parade will be available on http://floridacitrusparade.com
Russell Athletic Bowl 2016 :
In 2016, Russell Athletic Bowl will take place on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at the Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando, Florida at 5:30 p.m. ET.
Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl 2016 :
In 2016, Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl will take place on Saturday, 31st December 2016 at the Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando, Florida at 11 a.m. EST.