City of Orlando Hosts National Night Out Kickoff Party at Orlando Fashion Square June 24

Orlando Fashion Square (Website) at 3201 E Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL. 32803 is the site of Orlando’s National Night Out kick-off event in District 3. Along with City Commissioner Robert Stuart, Orlando Police Chief John Mina, the Orlando Police Department and Orlando Fire Department, Orlando Fashion Square is hosting the free neighborhood block party and expo devoted to bringing recognition to crime prevention and safety. Highlights include:

  • Orlando Police Mounted Patrol and K-9 Units
  • “Touch-A-Truck” Zone
  • Kids Play Zone, with a bounce house and face painting
  • DJ, performances and demonstrations by local community groups
  • Free refreshments, games and giveaways
  • Exhibits from approximately 30 community organizations and businesses, including the Orlando Police and Fire Departments, Neighborhood Watch, Orlando Magic, Orlando Predators and more

The event takes place Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 6:00pm – 8:30pm at Orlando Fashion Square (3201 E Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL. 32803).

The outdoor portion will take place at the Mall Entrance, adjacent to East Colonial Drive, near Bank of America and Panera Bread. The indoor portion will take place at the West Court near Sears

National Night Out is celebrating its 32nd year with events on the first Tuesday of August in more than 16,000 communities across the nation. The City of Orlando remains committed to working with residents and businesses to keep Orlando’s neighborhoods and commercial districts a safe place to live, work and play. During the last 10 years, the City has made a significant investment in public safety and community policing, along with resident and neighborhood partnerships. Due to these efforts, overall crime citywide is down for six of the last seven years, which equates to a 20% decrease since 2007.

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