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2016 Winter Park 4th of July Celebration in Central Park featuring the Bach Festival Brass Band and Choir and Carriage Rides

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For spending the day together during the 4th of July in Orlando, there is no better place to be than in Winter Park. From horse-drawn wagon rides and classical string arrangements and choirs to free Tiffany Glass showings at the … Continue reading

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2016 Watermelon 4th of July 5k at Park Avenue in Winter Park on July 4th

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Track Shack, one of the largest race and retail running operations in Central Florida, is hosting the 2016 Watermelon 5k. The patriotic event is held each year early on the morning of July 4th on Park Avenue in Winter Park. Watermelon 5k on … Continue reading

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2016 Winter Park Easter Egg Hunt features over 10,000 Easter Eggs and the Easter Bunny on March 26th

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The 62nd annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the city of Winter Park is set for Saturday, March 26th. Children up to 10-years-old are invited to line-up at 9:30 am at Central Park. Promptly at 10:00 am the Easter Bunny … Continue reading

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2016 Taste of Winter Park on April 20th features the Best of Winter Park Restaurants

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Some of the best restaurants in the Orlando area will be showcasing their best dishes during the 31st Annual Taste of Winter Park on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 from 5 PM – 8 PM. Taste of Winter Park 2016 The … Continue reading

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Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Winter Park for Valentine’s Day 2016

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Whether you are looking for Turkish cuisine, a restaurant on Lake Killarney, a restaurant by a movie theater, or a local gastropub, there is a restaurant for you to dine at this Valentine’s Day in Winter Park. We’ll let the … Continue reading

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2016 Track Shack Run 4 Love 4 Mile at Showalter Field in Winter Park on February 13th

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The annual foot race that takes place at Showalter Field in Winter Park each year in the month of February changes from a 5k to a 4 mile race in 2016 with a new name previously called Run Around the Pines to … Continue reading

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2016 Winter Park Art Festival on March 18th, 19th, and 20th in the Spring is the Best Annual Art Festival in Orlando

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Orlando is very fortunate to have several premium art festivals throughout the year to attend and browse great art with the Festival of the Masters at Downtown Disney and the Fiesta in the Park Festival at Lake Eola in Downtown … Continue reading

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2016 Relay for Life by the American Cancer Society in Winter Park Central Park on April 30th

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Each year, the American Cancer Society hosts a relay race across 5,200 communities and 20 countries to help raise awareness and fundraising to help with searching for a cure for cancer. Across all of the Relay for Life events that … Continue reading

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2016 Winter Park 10k and 2 Mile Road Race on March 12th

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The Winter Park Road Race 10k (6.2 miles) is the final event of the Track Shack Running Series that takes place in Winter Park each spring and will be held on Saturday, March 12th, 2016 at 7:30 AM with a … Continue reading

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2016 Bach Festival in Winter Park in February

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Now in it’s 81st year, the 2016 Annual Bach Festival in Winter Park will feature world class musical artists and scholars to celebrate the life and music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Many of the concert performances will take place at the beautiful … Continue reading

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2016 Seasons 52 5.2k Race in Winter Park on Park Avenue on Saturday, January 23rd

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On Saturday, January 23rd, 2016, the Seasons 52 Park Avenue 5.2k Race will be held in Winter Park, Florida along the shops, restaurants, and neighborhoods of Park Avenue. Presented by Florida Hospital and being an official Track Shack Event, the … Continue reading

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2015 Russell Athletic Bowl Parade of Bands in Winter Park on December 29th

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One of the better free events to do around Orlando between Christmas Day and New Years Eve is the Russell Athletic Bowl Parade of Bands in Winter Park along Park Avenue. Winter Park Parade of Bands The Russell Athletic Bowl … Continue reading

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Winter Park Outdoor Ice Skating during the Holidays in Central Park 2015

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The city of Winter Park introduced an outdoor ice skating rink in 2009 entitled “Winter in the Park” during the Christmas Season and has now made it an annual event. The ice skating rink will open on Friday, November 20th, … Continue reading

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2015 Winter Park Halloween Events including Trick-or-Treating on Park Avenue and Rollins College

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Winter Park celebrates Halloween on Saturday, October 31st, 2015 along Park Avenue, Rollins College, and Shady Park at Hannibal Square with three separate Halloween events throughout the day and night. Winter Park Trick-or-Treating From 10 AM until 2 pm on Saturday, October 31st, … Continue reading

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Trick or Treating at Orlando Malls for Halloween in 2015 for a Safe Halloween

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Halloween is one of children’s favorite holidays to dress up and get candy with trick or treating and one of the most popular places to go trick or treating is at the mall. Fortunately, Orlando has several indoor and outdoor … Continue reading

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2015 Winter Park Wine & Dine Food Event on October 14th

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The 4th annual Winter Park “Wine & Dine” event will take place on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 from 6 pm until 9 pm inside the Winter Park Farmer’s Market with some of the best restaurants around the city participating (see video below). … Continue reading

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Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 Intellectual Speaker Series at Rollins College featuring Leymah Gbowee and Bill Bryson

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Since 2008, the Winter Park Institute at Rollins College has brought in well-known and intellectual speakers to the campus to engage students, alumni, and the community through public lectures, readings, symposiums, seminars, master classes, interviews, and special-interest sessions that are … Continue reading

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Best Restaurant Choices for Orlando Magical Dining Month in September 2015

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September is Orlando’s Magical Dining Month where the best restaurants around the city are showcased with a featured three-course, prix fixe dinner menu for just $33 that includes an appetizer, entrée and dessert. Orlando Magical Dining Month Taking a look at … Continue reading

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