posted on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 7:30 AM
Orlando Bowl Week officially begins today with the start of Orlando Bowl Week Fan HQ on International Drive. Our official fan area gets off to a fast start with the team pep rallies tonight. Earlier in the afternoon, Rutgers and Virginia Tech will meet at the Russell Athletic Bowl Kickoff Luncheon, hosted by ESPN play-by-play announcer Joe Tessitore.
If you need more ideas for what to do while you're in town, check out our Orlando Bowl Week City Guide for more recommendations on attractions, dining, shopping, nightlife and more.
Sunny with a high of 67 and a low of 44.
Official Bowl Events
Orlando Bowl Week Fan HQ on International Drive at Pointe Orlando, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Russell Athletic Bowl Kickoff Luncheon at the Hilton Orlando, Noon to 1:30 p.m. (SOLD OUT!)
Rutgers Pep Rally at Pointe Orlando, 4:00 p.m.
Virginia Tech Pep Rally at Pointe Orlando, 4:45 p.m.
Official Team Events
Tech Talk Live Radio Show at David's Club in the Hilton Orlando, 7:00 p.m.
Orlando Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades at the Amway Center, 7:00 p.m.
Underground Bass ft. Coffi, Juan Basshead, Moombah Mafia at The Social, 9:00 p.m.
A Christmas Carol at Light Up UCF!, 6:30 and 9:00 p.m.
Ongoing Holiday Events
Walt Disney World Holiday Events
Universal Studios Holiday Events
Universal Islands of Adventure Holiday Events
SeaWorld Holiday Events
Legoland Florida Holiday Events
Light Up UCF at the UCF Arena
Winter In The Park at Winter Park
Leu's Holiday House at Harry P. Leu Gardens
ICE! at Gaylord Palms
Other Bowls On Television
Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman: San Jose State vs. Bowling Green, 3:00 p.m. ESPN
Belk Bowl: Cincinnati vs. Duke, 6:30 p.m. ESPN
Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl: Baylor vs. UCLA, 9:45 p.m. ESPN