Tour Buddy Dyer's new Citrus Bowl that you paid for this Sunday! Here's how.


HRNK!!! FANCY NEW LOGO ALERT!!!! The city wants you to know that this Sunday, Dec. 14, you can exercise your taxpayer right to walk aimlessly (OK, "self guided" touring is what we're talking about) around the souped up – to the tune of $200 million – Orlando Citrus Bowl. The mayor will even be there AND he'll be near the pizza stand, so there's that. Anyway, go check out the Christmas gift you may not have known that you purchased for yourself this weekend because you always peek at the presents anyway, scoundrel. 

Here's the press release that tells you how to get your magic ticket (not Magic ticket): 

On Sunday, December 14, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer invites Central Florida residents to a free Community Open House to get a first-hand look at all of the new fan amenities and state-of-the-art technology in the newly reconstructed stadium.

This is a free, but ticketed event featuring self-guided tours, entertainment, free popcorn and soda and commemorative giveaways to celebrate the new Orlando Citrus Bowl.

The self-guided tour of the Orlando Citrus Bowl will take patrons through two levels of spacious 360-degree concourses that include an impressive array of concessions; into the 3,000-square-foot player locker rooms each featuring 90 new lockers; up to the 20,000-square-foot open-air Plaza Deck featuring views of the field as well as Lake Lorna Doone; and ultimately onto the field where attendees can participate in interactive games.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a canned food donation to support the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. Donations will be collected at each gate as patrons enter.

Sunday, December 14, 2014
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

The Community Open House is a free, but ticketed event. Residents can obtain their FREE tickets online at

Additional ticket pick up locations are also listed on the website and include:

Amway Center Box Office - 400 West Church Street (Hours of operation: Monday- Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Dr. J.B. Callahan Neighborhood Center - 101 North Parramore Avenue (Hours: Monday- Friday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
John H. Jackson Community Center - 1002 West Carter Street (Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.)

Orlando Citrus Bowl
1610 West Church Street

Attendee Parking
Free parking will be available in all Orlando Citrus Bowl surface lots, except Lot 9 and 1. A parking map is attached.

A new, improved and interactive web site - – is now available to keep Central Florida residents and patrons updated with the latest information about the Orlando Citrus Bowl events and offerings. The new is a one-stop destination for complete information including box office, ticket sales, parking and event calendar details.


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