2024 High School Graduation Ceremonies

We are honored to be celebrating this momentous occasion with you. Before you arrive, we kindly ask that you familiarize yourself with Kia Center's policies and procedures to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience.

The Kia Center is a state-of-the-art facility that has been designed with your comfort and safety in mind. As you make your way to the arena, please note that all attendees are required to undergo a security screening process, which includes metal detectors and bag checks.

To expedite this process, we ask that you leave any prohibited items at home, including weapons, alcohol and outside food or drinks. For a full list of prohibited items, click or tap the Prohibited Items tab below.


Bag Policy

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-Bags are NOT permitted.

-Small clutches are permitted.

-Small medical and parenting bags are permitted and will be subject to security screening at designated entry locations (max. 14"x14"x6").


Concessions throughout the arena are open with limited food and beverage options during graduation ceremonies. In addition, Big Storm Brewery, located on the northwest corner of Kia Center (at Church St. & Division Ave.) will be open.

Door Times

-Doors open one hour prior to the posted start time. 
(ie: doors open at 7:30 AM for an 8:30 AM graduation ceremony).

Flower Bouquets

-Flower bouquets are permitted inside the arena.

-Flower bouquets are available for purchase in the arena lobby and near the pedestrian bridge entrance.


Free parking in Geico Garage is reserved for faculty & students. There are a limited number of first-come, first-served spots available to the public.* 


Photography & Recording Equipment

-Photography and recording equipment are permitted inside the Kia Center. 

-Tripods are NOT permitted inside the arena.


After the ceremony, meet your graduate at the West Plaza near Church Street and Division Avenue.

Prohibited Items

-Flowers are welcome, but glass vases and balloons are not. 

-A more detailed list of prohibited items may be found here. We encourage you to leave these items in your car or, preferably, at home. 


Tickets are NOT required for high school graduation ceremonies (some exceptions may apply). *

* Tickets ARE required for the following high school graduation ceremonies. 
Please contact the school for specific ticket information. Tickets will not be distributed or sold at the Kia Center box office.

  • Timber Creek High School
  • Winter Park High School

*More schools could be added

Seating is general admission and on a first-come, first-served basis. Some seating is reserved and varies school by school. Guests interested in sitting together should arrive together. Saving seats is NOT permitted.

Please contact the school for specific ticket information. Tickets will not be distributed or sold at the Kia Center box office.

To explore suite options for additional graduation tickets, contact KyLee Gregos at kgregos@orlandomagic.com and inquire about availability.

Upcoming Events

Friday | May 24, 2024

Winter Park High School Graduation

Event Starts 8:30 AM
Friday | May 24, 2024

Timber Creek High School Graduation

Event Starts 2:00 PM
Friday | May 24, 2024

Cypress Creek High School Graduation

Event Starts 7:30 PM
Tuesday | May 28, 2024

Windermere High School Graduation

Event Starts 8:30 AM
Tuesday | May 28, 2024

Apopka High School Graduation

Event Starts 2:00 PM
Tuesday | May 28, 2024

Jones High School Graduation

Event Starts 7:30 PM