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67th Annual Winter Park Christmas Parade

 

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the 67th annual Winter Park “Ye Olde Hometown” Christmas Parade. The event has been held each December for more than 60 years, making it the oldest continuous holiday parade in Central Florida.

Each year the parade travels down Park Avenue, starting at Cole Avenue and proceeding south, ending at Lyman Avenue. More than 80 organizations participate including marching bands, local police and fire departments, scouting groups, local dignitaries and, of course, Santa Claus.

 

Date :
Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 9am to 10:30am

Event location :
Park Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789

Contact :
Tiffany Cahill at tcahill@winterpark.org

Popcorn Flicks in the Park

 

This film is a part of our Popcorn Flicks series, which takes place in Central Park, Winter Park once a month and it’s FREE and open to the public!

Presented by Winter Park CRA and produced by Enzian Theater. This film series features classic films for the whole family.

This film is preceded by How The Grinch Stole Christmas (1966):

Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville, where the Whos live. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch, a nasty creature that hates Christmas, and plots to steal it away from the Whos, which he equally abhors. Yet a small child, Cindy Lou Who, decides to try befriend the Grinch. When he tries to wipe out Christmas for the cheerful Who-villians, the Grinch discovers that maybe Christmas doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more! Magnificently narrated by Boris Karloff and animated by cartoon legend Chuck Jones, it’s an award-winning Who-roast-beast-feast of a holiday classic!

Elf:

Buddy (Will Ferrell) was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn’t fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father. As it happens, this is Walter Hobbs (James Caan), a cynical businessman. After a DNA test proves this, Walter reluctantly attempts to start a relationship with the childlike Buddy with increasingly chaotic results.

We encourage you to bring a blanket, a picnic or snacks, and some family and friends and join us. Free popcorn for everyone!

This month’s Popcorn Flicks in the Park is in conjunction with our annual Winter on the Avenue festivities. 

 

Date :
Friday, December 6, 2019 at 7pm

Event location :
Central Park main stage
Park Avenue & Garfield Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

Contact :
Phone contact: 407-629-0054

Website: https://enzian.org/film/wall-e/

“Ye Olde Hometown” Christmas Parade

 

A holiday tradition for the young, and young at heart.

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the 66th annual Winter Park “Ye Olde Hometown” Christmas Parade. The event has been held each December for more than 60 years, making it the oldest continuous holiday parade in Central Florida.

More than 80 organizations participate including marching bands, local police and fire departments, scouting groups, local dignitaries and, of course, Santa Claus.

 

Important Dates:
August 10 – Applications open to Chamber members
August 24 – Applications open to the general public
September 28 – Applications close
October 26 – Accepted applicants notified
November 9 – All entry payments due
November 30 – Mandatory meeting for all parade participant representatives

 

*Deadline to apply for the parade is September 28. To register.
 

 

Date : Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 9am to 10:30am

Event location : Park Avenue, Winter Park, Florida

Contact : Ally Stricker at astricker@winterpark.org or call (407) 644-8281

Winter Park Autumn Art Festival

 

Presented by Axiom Fine Art
 
Fine Art, Florida, Family Fun
 
The Winter Park Autumn Art Festival is the oldest juried fine art festival exclusively featuring Florida artists. The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the festival on the second weekend in October each year. The community-oriented sidewalk show presents quality visual art and live entertainment the whole family can enjoy. The festival is held in beautiful Central Park located along historic Park Avenue in downtown Winter Park.
 
 

 

Date : Saturday, October 13, 2018

Event location : Winter Park, Florida

Contact : Axiom Fine Art | Consulting at autumnartfestival.org

RSVP | A Glance at Upcoming Chamber Events

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Monday, October 3
Winter Park Chamber General Public Survey2

 

As you may recall, the Executive Committee and Board of Directors are in the midst of a strategic plan which will chart our direction for the next three to five years.

As a valued member of the community, we invite you to share your insight, feedback and ideas on how to best serve our business community in the future. Your responses will be sent to our consultant, triSect, and your confidentially will be maintained.
Please complete the survey by Monday, October 3, 2016. The results will be shared with our Board of Directors at their strategic planning retreat on Friday, October 7.

Click here for Survey

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Thursday, October 6

Art Festival Kickoff Party3

 

Co-hosted by Mead Botanical Garden and WUCF-FM 89.9 Jazz & More

Date: Thursday, October 6

Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Place: The Grove at Mead Botanical Garden
1500 S. Denning Drive, Winter Park, FL 32789

Cost: Free for members | $10 for non-members.
The event is free for members, but an RSVP is required for admission.
Click here to register.

More Info: Art Festival Kickoff Party

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Thursday, October 6 – Sunday, October 9

Park Avenue Sidewalk Sale4

 

Shop till you drop at the July sidewalk sale featuring savings from 50-75% off at participating Park Avenue merchants. The sale will run from Thursday, October 6 through Sunday, October 9. For more information, please visit experienceparkavenue.com.

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#RideSunRail Saturday, October 8

 

Sun5Rail On Saturdays is a community effort to provide Saturday service on SunRail this fall and winter. Through a unique partnership, some of Orlando’s major businesses and key community stakeholders including the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Park Avenue Merchants Association are working together to lead this exciting pilot project that will deliver Saturday service on SunRail to our residents and visitors.

 

Visit TeamSunRail.com for a list of Saturday events. Enjoy local events, shopping, dining and much more!

 

For schedule, click here. Regular fares apply.

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Saturday, October 8 – Sunday, October 9

Winter Park Autumn Art Festival

Presented by Florida Distributing Co. & Subaru6

 

Date: Saturday, October 8 – Sunday, October 9

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Place: Central Park in Downtown Winter Park
251 S. Park Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789

Interested in volunteering during the Winter Park Autumn Art Festival? Click here to sign up.

More Info: Winter Park Autumn Art Festival

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Friday, October 14

Good Morning Winter Park

Presented by Florida Blue7

 

Date: Friday, October 14
Time: 8:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Place: Winter Park Welcome Center/ Chamber of Commerce
151 W. Lyman Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789

Topic: Are You Ready For Election Day?
Speaker: Bill Cowles, Supervisor of Elections, Orange County, FL

*You may return your completed Vote By Mail ballot in a secure ballot box at the event.

More Info: Good Morning Winter Park

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WINTER PARK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

151 W. Lyman Avenue, Winter Park, FL  32789

www.winterpark.org  | 407.644.8281

Father’s day

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It is a day for people to show their appreciation for fathers and father figures. Father figures may include stepfathers, fathers-in-law, guardians (eg. foster parents), and family friends.

 

Father’s Day activities include (but are not limited to):

–    Participating in Father’s Day fun runs and other events in which the proceeds go towards charity or prostate cancer research.
–    Buying presents such as neckties and other items of clothing, chocolates, books or equipment for various types of hobbies.
–     Giving handmade or purchased cards.
–    Breakfasts, brunches, lunches, or dinners either at home or in restaurants.
–    Taking fathers or father figures out to the movies, the park, the zoo, or another place of interest.

 

Date :
Sunday June 19, 2016

Winter Park Sip, Shop & Stroll

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The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Park Avenue Merchants Association invite you to experience the charm of Park Avenue. Stroll to local merchants for appetizer and beverage pairings, discover the latest fashion trends and gift ideas, and sample seasonal menus on a fun fall evening. Online reservations are encouraged as the event often sells out in advance. Enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres along the way.

Registration closes at noon on Thursday, June 9.

This event is supported by Small Business Counsel, Fannie Hillman & Associates, and the Winter Park/Maitland Observer. Tickets are $25 each and reservations are strongly encouraged. Fee includes passport and wine glass.

Please click here to purchase tickets.

 

Date :
Thursday, June 9, 2016 from 5 to 8 pm

 

Location event :
Park Avenue in Downtown Winter Park
Park Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

 

Contact :
Please call 407-644-8281 or visit http://experienceparkavenue.com/ for further details

CoffeeTalk featuring Planning & Community Development

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If you have a latté beans to grind or you simply want to espresso your thoughts, CoffeeTalk may be the cup for you.

This free, popular CoffeeTalk series gives the community an opportunity to sit down and talk with the Mayor, City Commissioners, City Manager and Department Directors. CoffeeTalk provides a more informal setting to share ideas, concerns and thoughts with city leaders.

CoffeeTalk also gives citizens the opportunity to talk to their city leaders in a more casual, informal environment and avoid the “stage fright” that is often experienced at large meetings. Mark your calendars for a cup of conversation and great coffee provided by Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen®.

This month’s speaker is Planning & Community Development Director Dori Stone.

Date :
Thursday April 14th @ 8:00 a.m – 9:30 a.m

Location event:
Winter Park Welcome Center
151 W. Lyman Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

Contact :
For further details, please visit https://cityofwinterpark.org/visitors/welcome-center-and-chamber-of-commerce/
or call Clarissa Howard at 407-599-3428 or cell 407-948-2044

Doggie Art Festival

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Featuring pet-related artists, vendors and adoption organizations.

Join us once again for one of Winter Park’s most beloved events! This family & pet friendly event will be held in north Central Park, Park Avenue, and will feature pet-related artists, vendors, & adoption organizations.

Proceeds benefit the Sebastian Haul Fund – helping greyhounds reach their new families. http://sebastianhaulfund.org/

Date :
Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 from 10 am to 4 pm

Where?
Central Park Main Stage
251 South Park Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789

Please visit the website: http://www.thedoggiedoor.com for more info
or call at: 407-644-2969

Weekends in the Park

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The City of Winter Park, members of the Visioning Steering Committee and co-creators will be at a neighborhood park near you, Saturday, April 2. They will be asking for your help to refine the draft vision statements and identify the big ideas that can fulfill the vision.

“Weekends in the Park” is yet another opportunity for the community to become involved. This time, the visioning team is coming to you at the following locations, where you can attend at your convenience and when your schedule allows:

While the adults participate, the city will also offer kid-friendly activities and visioning exercises to engage the children, so that everyone, regardless of age, can share their ideas and input.

Saturday, April 2:

8 a.m. to 3 p.m.      Ward Park Loch Lomond Drive
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.      Martin Luther King, Jr. Park 1050 W. Morse Blvd.
9 a.m. to noon        Phelps Park Phelps Avenue
1 to 4 p.m.           Harland Park Timberlane Drive
2 to 5 p.m.           Howell Branch Preserve 1205 Howell Branch Road

Sunday, April 3:

9 a.m. – noon Azalea Lane Park, 1045 Azalea Ln.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Mead Botanical Gardens, 1300 S. Denning Dr.
2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Phelps Park, 1200 N. Phelps Ave.
2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Orwin Manor Park, 3200 N. Orange Ave.

Take our Phase 3 Survey, Online Now!

See the Formulating the Winter Park Vision Document!

See the summary of our initial phases, and read through the draft Vision Themes and supporting Vision Statements!

Vision Winter Park Video!

Check out our first and second in a series of videos regarding the Vision Winter Park process!

Date :
April 2, 2016 from 8am to 5pm
to April 3, from 9 am to 5 pm

Location event:
Various city Park – Winter Park, United States

Contact :
For more info, please visit: http://visionwinterpark.org,
E-mail: vision@cityofwinterpark.org
Phone number: 407-599-3665