Red, White & Blue Americana 2022

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Visit Downtown Winter Garden for a slice of patriotic small town charm that’s better than apple pie! From Memorial Day through Independence Day, Downtown Winter Garden turns red, white, and blue. The patriotic decorations symbolize our honor and respect for service members and our country. Shop, dine, and stroll with the backdrop of patriotic decorations accentuating downtown’s historic charm. Perfect for holiday photos too!

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RED, WHITE & BLUES ON THE PLAZA 

            Friday, July 1, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

            Centennial Plaza, W. Plant Street in Historic Downtown

 

The Grimes Alley Blues Band will usher in the holiday weekend with classic blues blended with some country tunes. Enjoy the live music from nearby dining patios or swings, or bring a chair for a front row seat. 



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            Saturday, July 2, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

            Downtown Pavilion, 104 S. Lakeview Avenue

 

Visit the patriotic-decorated market for some good old-fashioned fun including live music, kids crafts, family games on the lawn, and one-stop shopping for your holiday barbecue.



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18th ANNUAL ALL AMERICAN KIDS PARADE & BREAKFAST

Monday, July 4, 8-10:30 a.m.

Pancake Breakfast: 8:00 – 9:45 am

Parade: 10:00 - 10:30 am 

Winter Garden Masonic Lodge No. 165, 230 W. Bay Street

 

Breakfast

Before the Parade, bring the family to a Pancake Breakfast at 8:00 a.m.at the Masonic Lodge. Kids eat free and breakfast is available for adults to purchase. There will be entertainment and fun activities for the kids!

 

Decorate

A variety of complimentary patriotic decorations is available just outside the Masonic Lodge to decorate bikes, scooters, wagons, and even your walking shoes, courtesy of the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation. 

 

Parade

Everyone is welcome to join the parade of red, white, and blue -- on bike, scooter, or foot Line up at the Masonic Lodge at 9:45 am. The Parade kicks off at 10:00 am and loops around downtown’s West Plant Street. Spectators are welcome to line the street to get a good viewing spot to cheer on the parade participants. Bring your own chair to watch in comfort.

 

Winter Garden Masonic Lodge No. 165 hosts this event, in collaboration with the City of Winter Garden.


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HISTORY SPEAKS - DIARY OF A GENERATION Film Screening


Monday, July 4

Two showings: 11:00 am and 1:15 pm  

Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant Street

 

The feature film, History Speaks: Diary of a Generation, makes a stop at the exquisite Garden Theatre during its national tour. The documentary highlights the “Greatest Generation” telling their stories on how ordinary people become extraordinary when faced with the realities of living in a world at war.  A Q&A with local filmmaker will follow the second screening.

 


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PARTY IN THE PARK

Monday, July 4, 6:00-10:00 p.m.

Newton Park, 29 W. Garden Avenue

 

A SPECTACULAR fireworks display over Lake Apopka with live music, family activities, and more for all ages. Festivities begin at 6:00 pm and the Fireworks Show starts at 9:15 pm. 

 

Parking is available at several locations on N. Dillard Street. No personal fireworks nor alcohol is permitted. Bring a chair or blanket.


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