Downtown Winter Park - Along Park Avenue
9:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012
Kids | Family, Neighborhood | Community, Holiday
The 60th annual Winter Park “Ye Olde Hometown” Christmas Parade presented by Bright House Networks will be held on Saturday, December 1, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
The parade has been held on the first Saturday in December for sixty years, making to the longest-running parade in Central Florida. In 2012 the parade will be under the direction of honorary grand marshal, U.S. Congressman John Mica, and will travel down Park Avenue, starting at Cole Avenue and proceeding south to Comstock Avenue. More than 100 units will participate including bands, local police and fire departments, marching bands, scouting groups, local dignitaries, and, of course, Santa Claus.
For additional information on any of these events, contact the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce at (407) 644-8281 or visit www.winterpark.org.
Wake up bright and early the next morning and help turn pancake batter into a stack of dough at the 14th annual Leadership Winter Park Pancake Breakfast. Join presenting sponsors Fannie Hillman + Associates and Vanson Constructors, plus Leadership Winter Park graduates for a traditional pancake breakfast complete with sausage, coffee, juice and an array of toppings at the Central Park stage. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children and can be purchased in advance at www.winterpark.org, the Winter Park Welcome Center or at the event. Proceeds from the breakfast will benefit six Winter Park area elementary schools to help purchase much-needed supplies for the classroom. Pancakes are served from 7 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Come early, enjoy a hearty breakfast and grab a great seat for the parade!