Community partners plan special football experience for students in Parramore

ORLANDO, Fla. — Football season has arrived and several Orlando businesses and organizations are teaming up to help a group of local kids share in the fun.


On Saturday, they’ll be hosting a football-themed experience for students of Orlando’s Parramore Kidz Zone program.

Electronic Arts, UCF Downtown, and businesses from Creative Village will join the City of Orlando to give the kids an awesome tailgate.

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They can play backyard games and EA Sports video games while enjoying food trucks at Luminary Green Park.

And that’s not all.

After the tailgate, the Kidz Zone students will hop on a bus to FBC Mortgage Stadium at UCF, where they’ll cheer on the Knights as they take on the Wildcats of Villanova.

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UCF Downtown and EA pitched in to cover the game tickets, which will provide nearly 100 kids with a great time.

A quick reminder — the tailgate event, which runs from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, is not open to the public.

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