Florida Citrus Bowl Games
International Drive Improvement District Welcomes Thousands of Fans to the Resort Area as It Hosts
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The world’s # 1 tourist destination will be the focus of the entire country as International Drive is the site for a weeklong Bowl-a-Palooza FanFest leading up to two Florida Citrus Sports Bowl games, Champs Sports Bowl and the Capital One Bowl.
The International Drive Improvement District is a title sponsorship partner with the Florida Citrus Sports Association for this event-packed week. More than 100,000 fans are expected to join in the festivities during the Champs Sports Bowl on December 28 when Boston College plays Michigan State and the Capital One Bowl on January 1, 2008, when the University of Florida plays the University of Michigan. Both games are played at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in downtown Orlando, the only city to host two top 10 bowl games in the same week.
Visitors are invited to bring the entire family to the I-Drive Resort Area for a fun-packed week of activities leading up to the big games! Live music, interactive games, inflatables, and a football field for the quarterback challenge, pep rallies and more! All events will take place at the Orange County Convention Center in South Hall A. Complimentary parking will be available in the North/South parking area. Daily admission is $5 or a Bowl Patch may be purchased for $10 for the entire week on-site or online. Events will take place on the following days:
  • Wednesday, December 26; 2-6 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 27; 10 a.m. -7 p.m.
  • Friday, December 28; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 29; 2-6 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 30; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Monday, December 31; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Visitors will not want to miss the excitement of the official team pep rallies leading up to the big games with marching bands, cheerleaders and head coaches:
Champs Sports Bowl Pep Rally for Boston College and Michigan State from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, December 27.
Capitol One Bowl Pep Rally for the University of Florida and the University of Michigan from 5:30-7 p.m. on Sunday, December 30.