icFlorida.com Guide To Orlando for 12/29
Today is the day! While the main event is this evening, there is plenty of events to enjoy before the game officially kicks off tonight at 5:30 in the Orlando Citrus Bowl.
If you need more ideas for what to do while you are in Orlando, check out our Orlando Bowl Week City Guide for more attractions, dining, shopping, nightlife and more.
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Official Bowl Events
Russell Athletic Bowl Parade of Bands
Park Avenue in Winter Park, 11:00 a.m.
Enjoy a different part of Central Florida in the quaint community of Winter Park. Sidewalk cafes and brick streets provide a great backdrop for the Russell Athletic Bowl bands, cheerleaders and mascots as they march down picturesque Park Avenue and then convene in the park for an up-close fun-for-all performance that is FREE to the public!
Russell Athletic Bowl FanFest
Tinker Field, 1:30 p.m.
The official bowl pre-game tailgate party for the Russell Athletic Bowl features live entertainment, interactive games, inflatables, face painters and premier interactive displays held at Lake Lorna Doone Park adjacent to the Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium. Admission is FREE. A wide selection of food and beverages will be available for purchase from local vendors.
Buffalo Wild Wings Tablegate
Tinker Field, 2:30 p.m.
Starting three hours before kickoff, fans can enjoy this climate-controlled VIP area adjacent to the Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium featuring lounge seating and all-inclusive food and beverage. Tickets must have been purchased in advance.
Russell Athletic Bowl
Orlando Citrus Bowl, 5:30 p.m.
#10 UNC and #17 Baylor meet in one of the most highly-anticipated games of bowl season! Stadium gates open at 3:30 p.m.