Icon Park to celebrate end of Hanukkah with parade, menorah lighting, specially colored Wheel

ORLANDO, Fla. — Icon Park is set to celebrate the end of Hanukkah in a big, colorful way this weekend.

On Sunday, a 50-car parade will travel from the Chabad Center of Jewish Life to Icon Park, and each of the cars will have lighted menorah rooftops.

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After the parade, the rabbi from the Chabad Center will perform a menorah-lighting ceremony on the Icon Park lawn.

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“The Grand Car Menorah parade is a fantastic way to share the history and traditions of Chanukah with the Orlando community,” Rabbi Yosef Konikov, director of the Chabad of South Orlando, said in a news release. “This year, with the lights and the Menorah of Chanukah, ICON Park will be an icon of goodness and positivity”.

The event kicks off at 6 p.m. After the event, guests can enjoy a ride on The Wheel at Icon Park, which will be lit up in blue and white from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. the night of the parade.

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“At ICON Park, we’re all about celebrating and embracing different backgrounds and cultures,” Chris Jaskiewicz, president, and CEO of ICON Park, said in a news release. “That’s why we are so honored to celebrate the traditions of Chanukah and the Jewish culture with the Orlando Chabad Grand Car Menorah Parade.”

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Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.