The Orlando Citrus Parade is an annual parade in Orlando, Florida which celebrates the holidays and two annual college football bowl games, the Champs Sports Bowl and the Capital One Bowl. A year (from Old English gēr) is the time between two recurrences of an event related to the Orbit of the Earth around the Sun A parade (also called march or marchpast) is a procession of people usually organized along a street often in Costume, and often accompanied by Fire Orlando is a major City in central Florida, USA and is the County seat of Orange County Florida. Lists of holidays The words holiday or vacation have related meanings in different English-speaking countries and continents but will usually refer to one of College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, Colleges and military academies The Champs Sports Bowl is an annual College football Bowl game that is played in Orlando Florida. The Capital One Bowl is an annual College football Bowl game played in Orlando Florida at the Citrus Bowl, and previously known as the
The Orlando Citrus Parade was also known as the Super Holiday Parade and started in 1980. Year 1980 ( MCMLXXX) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar) This event is planned and produced by the Florida Citrus Sports Committee.
The parade is videotaped and syndicated to over 100 television stations (usually on New Year's Eve or New Year's Day), while the city of Orlando receives over 80,000 visitors for the parade. In Broadcasting, syndication is the sale of the right to broadcast Radio shows and Television shows to multiple individual stations without going through A television station is a type of broadcast station that broadcasts both audio and Video to Television receivers in a particular area
The parade consists of high school and college marching bands, along with theme park characters from Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and Sea World Adventure Parks. A marching band is in the broadest terms a group of performers that consist of instrumental Musicians and sometimes dance teams / color guard who generally perform Theme park is the generic term for a collection of rides and other Entertainment attractions assembled for the purpose of entertaining a large group Walt Disney World Resort is the most visited and largest recreational resort in the world containing four Theme parks two Water parks twenty-three themed hotels Universal Orlando Resort is a Theme park Resort in Orlando Florida. History Milton C Shedd, Ken Norris, David Demott, and George Millay brought SeaWorld to life yet that was not the initial idea The main feature is the citrus-themed floats. Citrus is a common term and Genus of Flowering plants in the family Rutaceae, originating in tropical and subtropical southeast regions of A float is a decorated platform either built on a Vehicle or towed behind one which is a component of many festive Parades such as the Maltese Carnival These floats are similar to the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California, but instead of the Rose Parade's petals, the Citrus Parade's floats are decorated with oranges, grapefruits and tangerines. The Tournament of Roses Parade was established and first held on January 1 1890 in Pasadena California, eight miles (13 km northeast of Downtown Los Angeles Pasadena ( is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. A petal (from Ancient Greek petalon "leaf" "thin plate" regarded as a highly modified leaf is one member or part of the corolla An orange —specifically the sweet orange —is the Citrus fruit Citrus sinensis ( syn The grapefruit is a subtropical Citrus Tree grown for its Fruit which was originally named the "forbidden fruit " of Barbados The tangerine ( Citrus reticulata) is an orange - or red -colored Citrus Fruit.
The citrus floats are prepared and filled by volunteers who give their time during the week after Christmas and New Year's Eve. A volunteer is someone who works for a community or for the benefit of environment primarily because they choose to do so The New Year is an event that happens when a Culture celebrates the end of one Year and the beginning of the next year
Then, generally on December 30th of every year (occasionally the 29th or 31st), the streets of Downtown Orlando are packed with visitors from other places who come to see their high school marching band and the marching bands for the two universities which will have the match up at the Capital One Bowl that year. A street is a Public thoroughfare in the built environment It is a Public parcel of land adjoining Buildings in an urban context Downtown Orlando Florida is far removed from the famous attractions that draw tourists to the region A university is an institution of Higher education and Research, which grants Academic degrees in a variety of subjects