Preparations Begin for 2017 Ocoee Christmas Parade

Christmas ParadeThis year’s Ocoee Christmas Holiday Parade, presented by the Ocoee Lions Club in conjunction with the City of Ocoee, will run on Saturday December 2nd, starting at 10:00 in the morning.

The Parade will start at the intersections of Maguire Road and Enterprise Street, and end at Municipal Lakefront Park at Ocoee City Hall.

Update: Rain date will be the next day.

For those of you who plan to enter floats, marchers, walkers, etc, please see the registration forms and lineup information below. There are two options to register–either a printable registration or an online registration page.

Printable Registration Form
Online Registration Form
Parade Lineup Information for Participants

For questions, contact Michael O’Halloran.

And below are Parade route maps.
Printable Ocoee Christmas Parade Route

Parade Route in Google Maps

Ocoee Lions Club Golf Tournament is June 24th

***UPDATE: The date of the 2017 Golf Tournament has been changed to June 24th, from May 6th.***

Everyday budgets are being cut and programs eliminated, but those who have trouble seeing or are blind and those that have trouble hearing or are deaf are still here. The costs for a hole sponsorship and to play in the tournament are reasonably low and are the same costs as they have been for the last eight years.

Your $150 hole sponsorship would pay for an eye examination and a pair of glasses for a child or adult in need, or six food baskets for families at the holidays, or help pay for a hearing aide for someone in need. We hope you and your company will choose to participate and assist the Ocoee Lions Club in supporting those less fortunate and in need this year. Remember, your contributions are tax deductible under 501(c)(3) guidelines.

The Ocoee Lions Club Golf Tournament is being held on the first Saturday morning in May. Forest Lake Golf Course will again be the tournament’s venue and the shotgun start scheduled for 8:15 am on May 6th. Your help is appreciated, so please register to play in the tournament individually or as a team, be a hole sponsor or multiple hole sponsor, or to provide prizes.

If you are planning to be a hole sponsor email a digital file of your company’s logo to If you would like to donate some prizes, please call Cathy Sills as to where best to drop them off.

We invite you and your friends to play and to participate as a hole sponsor again in this year’s golf tournament. There will be lots of fun and prizes besides some good goofing. Please register early and pay early so we will not be rushed at tee time.

For contacts, the registration form and for more information, click and print the Golf Tournament Flyer.

***UPDATE: The date of the 2017 Golf Tournament has been changed to June 24th, from May 6th.***

Texas Hold’em Tournament Set for March 25th

Texas Hold Em Our Texas Hold’em Charity Fundraising Tournament and Eyeglass Collection Day will be held on the evening of Saturday, March 25th, 2017. At Franks’s Place Ocoee. Top prize is $1,000 (if 30 players). Registration will be at 5:00 pm, and the tournament beings at 6:00 pm. Bring to the game useable prescription eyeglasses to donate and receive 200 extra chips per pair (maximum 1000). Stop by, have fun. All for a good cause.

For details view the 2107 Texas Hold’em Flyer.

Lisa Arnold Named Christmas Parade Grand Marshal

grandmarshall2016cropLisa Arnold, Teacher of the Year for Ocoee Elementary School, has been named Grand Marshall of the 2016 Ocoee Christmas Parade. Ms. Arnold earned her National Board Certification in Art, and her artwork is showcased throughout her school. She also ensures that her students’ artwork is showcased at art festivals, Ronald Blocker Educational Leadership Center exhibits and local museums. She has been an integral part of her school’s beautification projects, and invited parents to participate in assembling schoolwide murals. She was a founding member of the Behavioral Leadership team and is a Parent-Teacher Association member.

The Ocoee Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday December 3rd, starting at 1:00 pm.