Dec 27, 2012

What To Do In Orlando On 12/27

Orlando Bowl Week officially begins today with the start of Orlando Bowl Week Fan HQ on International Drive. Our official fan area gets off to a fast start with the team pep rallies tonight. Earlier in the afternoon, Rutgers and Virginia Tech will meet at the Russell Athletic Bowl Kickoff Luncheon, hosted by ESPN play-by-play announcer Joe Tessitore.

If you need more ideas for what to do while you’re in town, check out our Orlando Bowl Week City Guide for more recommendations on attractions, dining, shopping, nightlife and more.

Weather Report

Sunny with a high of 67 and a low of 44.

Official Bowl Events

Orlando Bowl Week Fan HQ on International Drive at Pointe Orlando, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Russell Athletic Bowl Kickoff Luncheon at the Hilton Orlando, Noon to 1:30 p.m. (SOLD OUT!)

Rutgers Pep Rally at Pointe Orlando, 4:00 p.m.

Virginia Tech Pep Rally at Pointe Orlando, 4:45 p.m.

Official Team Events

Tech Talk Live Radio Show at David’s Club in the Hilton Orlando, 7:00 p.m.

Local Events


Orlando Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades at the Amway Center, 7:00 p.m.


Underground Bass ft. Coffi, Juan Basshead, Moombah Mafia at The Social, 9:00 p.m.


A Christmas Carol at Light Up UCF!, 6:30 and 9:00 p.m.

Ongoing Holiday Events

Walt Disney World Holiday Events

Universal Studios Holiday Events

Universal Islands of Adventure Holiday Events

SeaWorld Holiday Events

Legoland Florida Holiday Events

Light Up UCF at the UCF Arena

Winter In The Park at Winter Park

Leu’s Holiday House at Harry P. Leu Gardens

ICE! at Gaylord Palms

Other Bowls On Television

Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman: San Jose State vs. Bowling Green, 3:00 p.m. ESPN

Belk Bowl: Cincinnati vs. Duke, 6:30 p.m. ESPN

Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl: Baylor vs. UCLA, 9:45 p.m. ESPN

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