Special Events

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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

The City of Ocoee Parks and Recreation Department will host Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on March 30th, 2024 from 8:30 am - 10:30 am. The event will be held at the Ocoee Lakeshore Center. Breakfast. Visit the Easter Bunny, his special guest, and take pictures. All kids will be able to interact with the Easter Bunny and his special guest along with exclusive use of the Fun Zone from 9:15 am - 10:30 am. The cost is $12 per person, for more information call the Parks and Recreation Department at 407-905-3180. Registration is now open

Annual Easter Eggstravaganza

The Parks and Recreation Department will host its Annual Easter Eggstravaganza on March 30th from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm. This event is free. There will be an egg hunt, exciting games, crafts, and of course an appearance by the Easter Bunny. The event will be at Bill Breeze Park.  For more information call the Parks and Recreation Department at 407-905-3180.

Community Market

Come out and enjoy the new Community Market on the first Thursday of every month from 5 pm-9 pm. The Market will be located at Bill Breeze Park (125 N Lakeshore Drive, Ocoee, FL, 34761) There will be food trucks, artisan snacks, handmade goods, and live music. This event is managed by Orange Blossom Market CO in partnership with the City of Ocoee Parks and Recreation Department. For more information call 407-905-3180 or email David Maggart.

Ocoee Music Festival

The City of Ocoee’s Fall Music Festival is celebrated annually drawing more than 20,000 people each year. The festival includes both local and national entertainment and one of the best fireworks displays in Central Florida. It is non-stop fun! For more information please Email Mark Johnson, Parks & Recreation Director or check the Festival website.

Annual Chick-Fil-A 5k

The City of Ocoee and Chick-fil-A will host its 13th Annual 5K on April 13th, starting at 7:30 am. There will also be a free Kids Fun Run, vendors, and other activities. The Event will take place in Downtown Ocoee off McKey Street. To register visit www.ocoeemusicfestival.com/chick-fil-a-5k-run or register in person at Jim Beech Recreation Center (1820 A.D.Mims Road). For more information call the Parks and Recreation Department at 407-905-3180. 

4th of July

The City of Ocoee July 4th Event will occur on Thursday, July 4th, 2024, at Bill Breeze Park. The Event will be 10 am-2 pm. This year's event will feature a car show (in partnership with Past and Present Motors), a community market, a corn hole tournament, live music, free games, and activities. For more info call 407-905-3180

Family Recreation Day

The Parks and Recreation Department will host Family Recreation Day on Saturday, July 20. The event will be at the Jim Beech Recreation Center and Family Aquatic Center from 11:00 am-2:00 pm, for more information call 407-905-3180.

At this year's Family Recreation Day, Greater Vision Enterprise will hold its 4th Annual Back to School Bash. The Back to School Bash will be hosted by Greater Vision Resources, Winiva Liability Resolutions, Just Write Consulting Inc., and 4 The Kids Entertainment. Join us Saturday, July 20, from 11:00 am-2:00 pm for food, fun, and entertainment for the entire family. 

 Halloween Howl Night

The Parks and Recreation Department will host Halloween Howl Night on Friday, October 25, 2024, from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm. The event will include Trunk or Treat, food trucks, games, and contests. Contest details coming soon! For more information call the Parks and Recreation Department at 407-905-3180.

Evening with Santa

The City of Ocoee Parks and Recreation Department will host Evening with Santa on Friday, December 6, 2024. The event will be held from 6:00 pm-8:30 pm at the Ocoee Lakeshore Center. Come enjoy a visit with Santa and his special guests, share Christmas wishes, pictures, and much more. Space is limited (Registration Dates to Be Announced). Register with the link provided here: https://secure.rec1.com/FL/ocoee-parks-recreation-fl/catalog. Details Coming Soon! For more information contact Tracy Wise-Donahey or call the Parks and Recreation Department at 407-905-3180

Jolly Jamboree & Tree Lighting

The City of Ocoee Parks and Recreation Department will host its Annual Jolly Jamboree & Tree Lighting Event on Saturday, December 14, 2024, from 3:00 pm-8:00 pm. This free event will feature Santa’s Village, a kids zone, special guests, tree lighting, and much more. For more information contact Adrian Dorsey or call the Parks and Recreation Department at 407-905-3180.  

 

 

Dog Parade

The Parks & Recreation Department will host its Third Annual Holiday Dog Parade on Saturday, December 14, 2024. Judging will start at 1:30 pm. Additional event details will be emailed to all registered participants. For further information and assistance with registration(Registration Dates to Be Announced) contact Adrian Dorsey or call the Parks & Recreation Department at 407-905-3180.

Highlighting Ocoee

The Parks & Recreation Advisory Board meets on two (2) designated dates in December from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm to view and judge the homes with the best Christmas lights in the city. If chosen, the homeowners are awarded a HighLIGHTing 2024 Light Up Ocoee sign to keep as a “Thank You” for their participation and efforts to spread the holiday cheer in our community. 

We welcome the community and your family to drive around town or maybe just a walk in your neighborhood to see the lights. The following areas/subdivisions were awarded with a sign.

Highlighting Ocoee Christmas 2022


Family Movie Night 

The Parks and Recreation Department will host Family Movie Night at Bill Breeze Park on TBD. The event time is from 6:00 pm-10:00 pm. Come out and join us for food trucks, games, and a screening of Spiderman: Across the Spider-Verse. For more information call the Parks and Recreation Department at 407-905-3180.

Block Party

The Parks and Recreation Department will host a Block Party in Downtown Ocoee on McKey Street. Join us on To be announced. Come out for live music, food trucks, and family-friendly activities. For more information contact Adrian Dorsey or call the Parks and Recreation Department at 407-905-3180.

Special Thanks

The Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank the Orange County Public School Teachers, Winter Garden Elks, West Orange Civitans, Chick-fil-A of Ocoee, City of Ocoee Police and Fire Departments for their contributions. 

The Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank all of the volunteers, City of Ocoee Police, the West Orange Girls Club, The West Orange Seniors for their contributions.