Orange County Government, The City of Orlando, and Visit Orlando have announced the return of #407Day this Thursday, April 7th for residents to celebrate their hometown pride and support local area businesses.
This special campaign, inspired by the destination’s longtime area code, encourages residents to support their favorite restaurants, bars, shops, boutiques, services, and other locally owned businesses by sharing posts and photos on their social media channels using the hashtag #407Day.
All three entities have partnered with leading local food blog Tasty Chomps for a #407Day social media giveaway. Residents will have the chance to win prizes from local businesses and organizations by sharing their posts and photos on April 7, marked with the #407Day hashtag, via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Orange County Commissioner Christine Moore, who represents District 2 which includes Apopka, brought the #407Day theme to Apopka with this Facebook post:
"Are you planning for an early start to #407Day tomorrow? Then we suggest stopping by Canon Coffee Apopka to get your caffeine fix. Christine Moore Orange County District 2 Commissioner loves visiting this local coffee house thanks to their hand-crafted lattes and calm vibes."
Lucky winners will be awarded giveaways from attractions such as Wild Florida and WonderWorks Orlando, local nonprofit organizations Orlando Ballet and the Downtown Development Board, and restaurants such as AVA MediterrAegean, Taverna Opa, Tapa Toro Tapas Bar & Paella Pit, Orlando Cat Café, deep blu Seafood Grille, and The Glass Knife. For more information, visit the Tasty Chomps website here.
“Small businesses are the backbone of our community, and when we come together to support each other, we all thrive,” said Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings. “We must continue to celebrate the local businesses that make our region a special place to live. I encourage all residents to join me on April 7 and visit your favorite local business or restaurant. Together, we can make a difference by supporting our neighbors.”
Prizes are being offered by the following businesses and organizations:
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