On Wednesday, November 19 at 10 a.m., Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, representatives from Florida Citrus Sports and other Central Florida leadership will ceremonially cut the ribbon to open the new Orlando Citrus Bowl.
That Saturday, November 22, the annual Florida Blue Florida Classic will be the first event hosted in the newly reconstructed stadium.
In just 10 months, the reconstruction project will have replaced 90 percent of the stadium with brand-new construction, creating an improved fan experience and utilizing the latest technology in the region’s largest venue.
The new stadium will continue to host signature events including Orlando’s historic bowl games, the annual Florida Blue Florida Classic and Monster Jam. In addition to these regular events, the new stadium will draw more high-profile events like neutral-site college football games, NFL preseason matchups, big-name concerts and more.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10 a.m.
Northeast Corner at Church Street and Rio Grande Avenue
Media parking will be made available on street at Church Street near Tampa Avenue.
City of Orlando, Heather Fagan, 407-246-3423
Florida Citrus Sports, Greg Creese, 407-423-2476
For more information on the event, visit City of Orlando's Citrus Bowl page.
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