The City of Kissimmee will host the 2016 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade and Unity Celebration on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. in downtown Kissimmee and can be viewed on Broadway.
The City of Kissimmee Parks and Recreation department will be offering a “No School” Youth Field Trip on Friday, January 15, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., as school is out of session in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. The City will be taking students on a field trip to the Kennedy Space Center.
The City of Kissimmee announces that local agency and community partner Community Vision has received the prestigious Audrey Nelson Community Development Achievement Award for its Project OPEN (Osceola Poverty Elimination Network) project.
The City of Kissimmee announces programs offered for children, adults and seniors starting this month thru April. Detailed class information, including class descriptions, dates, fees and registration can be found online at www.kissimmeeparks.org.
The City of Kissimmee announces the 2016 series of Kissimmee Night Out, a monthly program aimed at bringing a wide variety of arts, culture and trending entertainment to Downtown Kissimmee. The first edition of the 2016 series will be BIN-GLO, held on Saturday, January 9.
The City of Kissimmee celebrated its annual Festival of Lights Parade on Saturday, December 12, 2015. The 58-entry procession led Santa and Mrs. Claus aboard their sleigh as they travelled through the historic streets of Downtown Kissimmee and concluded with a special Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Monument of States.
The City of Kissimmee will close all City offices beginning on Thursday, December 24 and will remain closed thru Sunday, December 27, in observance of the Christmas Holiday. The City will re-open offices and resume regular business on Monday, December 28 at 8:00 a.m.
The City of Kissimmee Parks & Recreation Department announces the celebration of the upcoming holiday season with special events planned at each of the City of Kissimmee Community Centers.
The City of Kissimmee Parks and Recreation Department is offering Holiday Camp from Monday, December 21 to Thursday, December 31 for students ages five thru 13. Campers will meet at the Berlinsky Community House located at 300 East Monument Avenue at the Kissimmee Lakefront Park for seven days of fun activities and field trips.
City of Kissimmee Commissioner Jose Alvarez has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2016 Transportation Infrastructure & Services committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC federal policy positions on issues involving transportation, including planning, funding, safety and security of public transit, streets and highways, aviation, railroads and ports.
As part of the monthly Kissimmee Night Out series, the City of Kissimmee will host a creative painting event on Saturday, December 19th from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Berlinsky Community House. The City of Kissimmee has partnered with The Palette Mixer to bring this event to downtown Kissimmee.
The City of Kissimmee will host a tree lighting ceremony on Tuesday, December 1 outside of City Hall. The ceremony will take place at 5:15 p.m. and will feature carolers and light refreshments provided by the City’s General Employee Organization.
The City of Kissimmee will host a public meeting regarding the Oak Street Widening Project on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 at Kissimmee City Hall, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers.
The City of Kissimmee will close all City offices on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Please note that Public Works Sanitation collections for recycling and yard waste will not take place throughout the City on Thursday, November 26.
The City of Kissimmee invites the public to nominate individuals to serve as Grand Marshal for the 2015 Festival of Lights Parade.
The City of Kissimmee will host the annual Festival of Lights Parade on Saturday, December 12th, at 7:00 p.m. Residents, groups and businesses are invited to participate in this unique evening parade which illuminates the streets of Downtown Kissimmee.
The City of Kissimmee and Sedano’s Supermarkets teamed up for the fifth year to feed 150 local families in need this holiday season. Families were identified through local social service agencies and invited to receive a turkey and all the fixings to be prepared in the comfort of their own homes this Thanksgiving.
The City of Kissimmee will be partnering with Sedanos Supermarkets for the 4th year to help those in need during this holiday season. Thanksgiving Day meals will be distributed to 150 needy families so they can enjoy the opportunity to cook a full meal with their families compliments of Sedanos on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Kissimmee City Hall.
The City of Kissimmee announces their Public Works 2015 Holiday Sanitation Collection Schedule: Christmas Eve – Thursday, December 24, 2015 Normal Collection Routes Christmas Day – Friday, December 25, 2015 Routes will be run on Wednesday, December 23rd. No pick-ups on Christmas Day
The City of Kissimmee announces that it will once again offer “Santa Calling” to kick off the holiday season. “Santa Calling” is a City of Kissimmee tradition that will take place on Wednesday, December 9th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., where your child will receive a personalized call from Santa Claus himself.