Art in the Park, a Springtime Tradition

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in The Park Avenue Blog | 0 comments

Art in the Park, a Springtime Tradition

The 57th Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival to be held March 18, 19, 20, 2016 It’s time for Central Florida’s favorite springtime tradition, The 57th Annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival to be held on March 18, 19, and 20 in beautiful Central Park and along historic Park Avenue in downtown Winter Park, Florida. The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, one of the nation’s oldest, largest and most prestigious juried outdoor art festivals, debuted in March 1960 as a community project to bring local artists and art...

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Posted by on Feb 18, 2016 in The Park Avenue Blog | 0 comments

The City of Winter Park’s Community Redevelopment Agency and the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee are proud to present the 37th Annual Winter Park St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 6, at 2 p.m., in downtown Winter Park. Gather your family and friends and wear some green to enjoy the only St. Patrick’s Day Parade in central Florida. The parade will begin at the Winter Park Golf Course and continue south down Park Avenue to Lyman Avenue. More than 75 units will participate. The celebration will also...

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Sip, Shop & Stroll Wins Orlando Date Night Award

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in The Park Avenue Blog | 0 comments

Sip, Shop & Stroll Wins Orlando Date Night Award

The Winter Park Sip, Shop & Stroll was recently voted the Best Periodic Event for the second consecutive year in Orlando Date Night Guide’s 5th Annual Date Night Awards. The Sip, Shop & Stroll event won the coveted reader’s choice prize over other nominees including Science Night Live at the Orlando Science Center and Get Your Jazz On at The Alfond Inn, among others. “Thousands of couples have a love story that involves Park Avenue, so we’re thrilled that our Sip, Shop & Stroll events made the list of...

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Park Avenue’s SunRail Summer

Posted by on Jun 5, 2015 in The Park Avenue Blog | 0 comments

Park Avenue’s SunRail Summer

Back by popular demand, the Park Avenue Merchants Association, a committee of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, announces the return of “Park Avenue’s SunRail Summer,” a promotion aimed at SunRail riders. Effective now through September 30, 2015, passengers riding Central Florida’s commuter rail system can show their tickets at participating merchants and receive special perks. Each perk is designed with the idea that riders can offset the cost of an average trip to Winter Park from any of the 11 other...

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Art Festival Marks the Fall Season

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in The Park Avenue Blog | 0 comments

Art Festival Marks the Fall Season

Art Festival Marks the Fall Season With the return of the 41st Annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival this weekend, it is officially Fall on Park Avenue. The festival is hosted by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce each year in its permanent home in Central Park, along beautiful Park Avenue. The festival takes great pride to be the only juried fine art festival to showcase Florida artists exclusively. If you are a fan of the shop local movement or just love a good beach scene, this is the show for you! From over...

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All Aboard! Special Savings for SunRail Riders

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in The Park Avenue Blog | 0 comments

All Aboard! Special Savings for SunRail Riders

Winter Park was a transit-oriented development long before it became trendy. The city was built with a train station at the center of its downtown more than 125 years ago. And while Amtrak still maintains a regular schedule bringing passengers from New England south to our warmer climate, a rail renaissance of sorts has come to Central Florida. Earlier this spring SunRail, Central Florida’s first commuter rail system, began operations with Park Avenue as one of 12 stops along the 32-mile system. From the...

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