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The City Of Winter Park Unwraps Lots Of Holiday Happenings For 2022

Updated: Nov 16, 2022

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas and The City of Winter Park has just released a nice list of holiday events that will take place this November and December.

Highlights included the much loved 70th Annual Winter Park Christmas Parade, the 44th Annual Christmas in the Park, and Winter on the Avenue.

The City Of Winter Park Unwrap Holiday Happenings In 2022

Here is the complete list of everything happening in Winter Park, with something for everyone this holiday season.

Thursday, November 17

Hometown Holidays:

Strings and globes of lights, poinsettia plantings, hanging baskets, life-sized holiday greeting cards and interactive holiday decor will be installed along Park, West New England, and Orange avenues along with a holiday window display program with participating local shops.

Sip, Shop, and Stroll:

An evening of shopping and holiday tasting menus along the avenue hosted by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce from 5-8 p.m.

Taste of Hannibal Square:

The Friends of Hannibal Square and the City of Winter Park will host a special tasting event with local restaurants featuring live music from 5-8 p.m.

Thursday, December 1

Park Avenue Holiday Market:

The Winter Park Farmer’s Market will have a holiday season theme for the month of December with festive music and a special appearance by Santa Clause from 4-6 p.m. The market will run from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

44th Annual Christmas in the Park:

A two-hour program kicking off at 6:15 p.m. in Central Park with turn-of-the-century Tiffany windows on display while the Bach Festival Choir performs in concert on the new community stage.

The City Of Winter Park Unwrap Holiday Happenings In 2022

Friday, December 2

Winter on the Avenue:

From 5-9 p.m. the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce will host a holiday street party to celebrate the lighting of the tree in Central Park, as well as a symbolic Menorah lighting, movie screenings and more.

Saturday, December 3

Annual Leadership Winter Park Pancake Breakfast:

Leadership Winter Park will host a pancake breakfast at the Central Park Main Stage from 7-10 a.m. for just $7 per person, with proceeds benefiting the Winter Park Improvement Foundation.

70th Annual Winter Park Christmas Parade:

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce hosts a family-friendly celebration with holiday-themed floats, and Santa Clause making their way along Park Avenue, starting at 9 a.m.

Winter Park Parade Central Florida

Sunday, December 4

Holiday Pops Concert:

Free concert featuring a performance by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra at 5 p.m. in the new Central Park Main Stage.

Holiday Pops Concert Winter Park Holidays

Saturday, December 10

Winter Park Holiday Boat Parade:

Featuring dozens of boats decked out for the holidays make their way around Lake Virginia via Dinky Dock Park, starting at 6 p.m.

Winter Park Holiday Boat Parade

Saturday, December 17

Honoring veterans at the Palm and Pinewood Cemeteries starting at noon, by laying wreaths on the graves of fallen soldiers.

Sunday, December 18

Chanukah on the Park: Family-friendly activities from 5-7 p.m. in Central Park, including the lighting of the Grand Menorah.

Thursday, December 29

Annual CHEEZ-IT Bowl Parade of Bands:

A prelude to the CHEEZ-IT Bowl game that evening at Camping World Stadium featuring college bands as they make their way through downtown Winter Park.

Annual CHEEZ-IT Bowl Parade of Bands Winter Park

Check out The City Of Winter Park's website for more details.


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