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Coke Florida’s Holiday Caravan Tour Brings Moments of Happiness to Florida Residents

November 19, 2018

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 19, 2018--Coca-Cola Beverages Florida (“Coke Florida”) plans more than 50 stops for the Annual Holiday Caravan across the state of Florida. These stops will bring moments of happiness to Floridians and offer visitors the opportunity to take a photo with Santa. Visitors will be able to take a photo with Santa and receive the photo printed onsite. In South Florida, Santa will be bilingual.

The Coke Florida’s Holiday Caravan Tour features the classic Santa Claus fans have known and loved since 1931. The iconic Haddon Sundblom Santa was created for Coca-Cola and has served as a symbol of holiday happiness and generosity for more than 80 years.

“As a family-owned bottler, Coke Florida knows that there’s nothing more special than creating memories with the ones we love,” said Joe Gentry, Coke Florida’s Vice President, Marketing. “This holiday season, we’re excited to bring holiday happiness to our family and friends across the state.”

Coke Florida has great partners across the state who are making the Holiday Caravan and Santa available to their guests:

Tampa Fri, Nov. 23 – University of South Florida vs. University of Central Florida Football GameSat, Dec. 8 – Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie ArenaThu, Dec. 20 – Bad Boy Mowers ‘Gasparilla Bowl’ at Raymond James Stadium Orlando Fri, Nov. 30 – City of Orlando’s ‘Celebrating Christmas at Lake Eola’Sat, Dec. 1 – LEGOLAND FloridaSat, Dec. 22 – Visit Orlando’s Visitor CenterSun, Dec. 23 – University of Central Florida’s ‘Light Up UCF’ Daytona Sat, Dec. 15 – DME Sports Academy /City of Daytona Beach – Daytona StadiumSat, Dec. 15 – One Daytona’s ‘Magic of Lights’ at Daytona International Speedway South Florida Wed, Dec. 5 – City of Key West’s ‘Key West Lighted Bike Parade’Fri, Dec. 14 – City of Miami Beach’s ‘Winter Wonderland’ at North Shore ParkTues, Dec. 18 – ‘Boca Raton Bowl’ at FAU stadium

Additionally, the Holiday Caravan will make stops at retailers throughout the state. Please visit https://cocacolaflorida.com/events/ for a complete list of stops, dates and locations.

About Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida) is a family-owned, franchise Coca-Cola bottler. Coke Florida’s exclusive territory covers over 18 million consumers across 47 Florida counties, and includes the major metropolitan markets of Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando and Tampa. Coke Florida sells, manufactures, and distributes over 600 products of The Coca-Cola Company and other partner companies. Coke Florida is the third largest privately-held and the sixth largest independent bottler of Coca-Cola products in the United States. The company is also one of America’s largest black-owned businesses. Coke Florida was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida. For more information, please visit cocacolaflorida.com

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CONTACT: Katrinda McQueen

Director, Communications

813-557-9088

kmcqueen@cocacolaflorida.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA FLORIDA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: RELIGION ENTERTAINMENT CHILDREN PARENTING RETAIL FOOD/BEVERAGE EVENTS/CONCERTS SPECIALTY CONSUMER FAMILY

SOURCE: Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC

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PUB: 11/19/2018 09:00 AM/DISC: 11/19/2018 09:01 AM

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