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9th Annual Dragon Parade
February 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pmFREE
The 9th annual Dragon Parade, celebrating the Year of the Rat, acknowledges the ever increasing number of Asian businesses in Mills 50 District and Central Florida and recognizes the unity of immigrants from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam, Korea and other Asian countries who live and work here. The parade will feature local dignitaries including Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings, Commissioner Patty Sheehan, District 3 Commissioner: Robert F. Stuart, Representative Anna V. Eskamani, Orange County Commissioner Emily Bonilla, the traditional Lion Dance & Dragon Dance, Taiko drummers, the Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Russian Ballet Orlando, A Magi Temple Belly Dance School, Dueling Dragons and many others! The parade will proceed on Thornton Avenue from Lake Highland Drive to Colonial Drive.