18th Annual Olde Fashioned 4th of July Celebration


Media Contact: Craig M. O’Neil   407-599-3506 or cell 321-303-2653


WINTER PARK, Fla., an internationally recognized ICMA Excellence Award winner with accredited fire, police and parks & recreation agencies (June 25, 2013) –

The City of Winter Park will present their 18th annual Olde Fashioned 4th of July Celebration on Thursday, July 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in Central Park. Mayor Ken Bradley will lead a special presentation at 9:15 a.m. from the main stage. Wear your red, white and blue, bring a blanket or beach chair, and gather with family and friends to enjoy this Winter Park tradition.

The annual celebration will feature live patriotic music performed by the Bach Festival Brass Band and Bach Festival Choir, horse-drawn wagon rides, Orlando Cloggers, Rockin’ Roadster Road Show and much more! Children’s activities will include the annual bicycle parade at 9 a.m. (lineup begins at 8:30 a.m.) from City Hall to Central Park, as well as fun games and inflatables. Free hot dogs, watermelon and water will available for all to enjoy, while supplies last. Families and friends are also invited to stroll along Park Avenue and Hannibal Square to shop and dine at the wide selection of shops and eateries.

In addition, The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art will present their Independence Day Open House. The museum, which is home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of work by American artist Louis Comfort Tiffany, will provide FREE admission to its galleries from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Please note that City Hall will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. City offices will re-open at 8 a.m. on Friday, July 5. The City of Winter Park wishes everyone a safe and happy Independence Day.

For more information regarding the 18th annual Olde Fashioned 4th of July Celebration, please call 407-599-3463.

For information regarding additional events in the City of Winter Park, please visit the city’s official website at cityofwinterpark.org.

Fun, Games & Activities 8:30 am Bicycle Parade

9 am Parade down Park Avenue

Games & Inflatables

Horse-drawn Wagon Rides 


Great Live Entertainment Bach Festival Brass Band

Bach Festival Chorus

Orlando Cloggers

Rockin’ Roadster Show


Don’t Forget to Visit The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art Open House


Support Our Local Merchants    Shop along the Avenue & grab some lunch at one of our great restaurants

Free Hot Dogs, Watermelon & Water
(while supplies last)

Remember to support the event vendors – When you grab a hot dog, buy some chips & a soda.

 For more information, please call 407-599-3463.

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