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Orlando Fire Department Change of Command Ceremony

December 2, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Honorable Mayor Buddy Dyer cordially invites you to attend the Orlando Fire Department Change of Command Ceremony for newly appointed Fire Chief Benjamin M. Barksdale, Jr. on Monday, December 2, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 South Magnolia Avenue.

Please RSVP here by Wednesday, November 27 if you plan to attend the ceremony in person. RSVPs are not required, but are encouraged. An RSVP does not guarantee a seat.

Complimentary parking will be available in the City Commons Garage located at 460 Boone Avenue. Please arrive at the garage 20 minutes early and bring your parking ticket with you for validation.

Space is limited in the DeVos Family Room. All attendees are encouraged to arrive early to secure a seat. Overflow viewing with limited seating will be available in the DeVos Family Room’s lobby area. Doors to the DeVos Family Room will open at 10 a.m.

If you cannot attend, but would like to view the ceremony online, it will be available for viewing at this link, orlando.gov/changeofcommand. RSVPs are not required if you plan to stream the ceremony live online.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Please park at City Commons garage located at 460 Boone Avenue and collect a parking validation ticket at the event.

What can I bring into the event?

Please review Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts item policy:


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Any questions should be directed to [email protected]



December 2, 2019
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
445 South Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States