City of Apopka Highlights for December 2022
Apopka Fire Department's Swearing In Ceremony
The Apopka Fire Department held a Swearing In Ceremony for its recent new hires. Welcome to the team!
Clydesdale Horses in Apopka
The Clydesdales traveled to Kit Land Nelson Park to honor the memory of fallen Firefighter Austin Duran as part of the holiday events at the park.
Tree Lighting Ceremony
The City of Apopka kicked off the holiday season with the annual tree lighting ceremony at Kit Land Nelson Park.
Apopka Arts in the Park Festival
Residents were treated to music by local students as they enjoyed food and craft vendors at the Apopka Arts in the Park Festival at the Apopka Amphitheater.
Jingle Mingle Tree Festival
The City, in partnership with the Epilepsy Association of Central Florida, hosted the Jingle Mingle Tree Festival at Camp Wewa. Proceeds will help provide scholarships for children with epilepsy to attend summer camp. Special thank you to the Apopka High School Chorus for singing songs of the season at the event!
Carolers at City Hall
Thank you to Christian Learning Academy for stopping by City Hall to bring Christmas cheer to employees and visitors alike.
Shop with a Cop
The Apopka Police Department (APD) held their annual Shop with a Cop event to help families in need by providing Christmas toys for the holiday. Thank you to APD for making the holidays brighter for local families!
Apopka Police Department's Swearing In Ceremony
The Apopka Police Department held a swearing in ceremony for their newest officer. Welcome aboard Officer Christian Cruz!
Wekiva High School Culinary Program
The students in Wekiva High School's Culinary Program catered the City's Employee Holiday Luncheon and did a fantastic job! Thank you, Chef Bates, for all that you do teaching today's students to become tomorrow's culinary professionals.
Apopka Christmas Parade
Thank you to the Foliage Sertoma Club of Apopka for organizing another great Christmas Parade! Photo Courtesy of Orange County Florida Government.
Holiday Pops Concert
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra held their annual Holiday Pops Concert at the Amphitheater. It was quite a crowd on a beautiful night listening to the orchestra bring holiday classics to life. Special thank you to our Recreation Department staff for your hard work making all of the holiday events so successful!
Nutcracker Christmas at the Museum of Apopkans
The Apopka Historical Society hosted their 2nd Annual Nutcracker Christmas at the museum. A festive, family event enjoyed by all!
City Employee Holiday Donation Drive
Thank you to all the City employees that donated to a local school's toy drive. Our employees make a difference in our community and we appreciate everything they do to make Apopka a better place!
Wreaths Across America Ceremony
The Veterans of Foreign War Post 10147 and the City of Apopka hosted the annual Wreaths Across America ceremony to honor veterans by placing wreaths on their graves at Edgewood Greenwood Cemetery.
Brandon Meriweather 31 Ways Foundation
Thank you to the Brandon Meriweather 31 Ways Foundation for providing toys at their annual Christmas in the Park event.
Foliage Sertoma Christmas Parade Winners
The Foliage Sertoma Club awarded trophies to the winners of the 2022 Apopka Christmas Parade.
Apopka Pop Warner 14U National Championship
Congratulations to the Apopka Pop Warner 14U National Champions! Great job everyone!
Apopka High School Boys Bowling State Championship
Congratulations to the Boys Bowling Team at Apopka High School for winning the state championship! Way to go team!
Apopka High School Football Team
In addition, the City would like to congratulate the Apopka High School Football team for competing in the state championship. Even though they did not win, the team played an excellent game and we are very proud of their efforts!
Apopka Police Department's Second Swearing In Ceremony
The Apopka Police Department held a second Swearing In Ceremony in December for three new officers: Officers Rafael Esparza, Erik Rohmeyer, and Patricia Arroyo. Welcome to Apopka!
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