Tis the Season to Make Memories

The small-town charm of downtown Winter Garden is even more pronounced during the holiday season when its historic streets become adorned with festive decorations and a line-up of outdoor seasonal activities that will delight all ages. From spectacular animated light shows, horse drawn carriage tours, carolers, a holiday mural wall, photo vignette locations, and seasonal farmers markets, downtown Winter Garden is one-stop holiday central!

Visitors can enjoy the magnificent animated A Merry Winter Garden Light Show projected onto the front façade of City Hall in sync with holiday music on Dec. 4, 5, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 from 6-9 p.m. Horse Drawn Carriage Tours are ideal for experiencing the holiday scenery. Available Dec. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 26-30 from 5:30 to 9:30 pm, reservations can be booked at www.soulhavenranch.com/seasonalevents.

A Winter Wonderland will be created in front of City Hall for children with real snow on Friday, Dec. 4 from 6-9 pm. Santa’s Workshop will be in full swing with Santa’s Elves on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 6-9 pm for children and adults at the Garage Plaza.

The last LOVE LOCAL Sidewalk Sale is just around the corner.  A Holiday Boutique Stroll & Sale is scheduled on Thursday, December 10, and is an all-day outdoor sidewalk sale from 10 am until 8 pm that is perfect for finding that perfect gift while delighting in the festive surroundings and live entertainment from Dickens Carolers from 5-7 pm. The quartet of traditional Dickens Carolers will delight visitors again on Saturday, December 19, from 6:30-8:30 pm.

The annual Golf Cart Parade will take place on Sunday, December 13 starting at approximately 5:30 pm.  For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/wgchristmasgolfcartparade/

The Garden Theatre is showing the holiday classic It’s a Wonderful Life on December 6, and The Muppet Christmas Carol Interactive Movie on December 13, as well as live performances of Roald Dahls’ Matilda the Musical throughout the month. Tickets can be purchased at www.gardentheatre.org/events.

The already picturesque downtown area is turned into a holiday postcard with a painted Holiday Mural Wall at 49 S. Main Street and a variety of photo vignettes that provide the perfect backdrop to capture holiday memories and photos. Sing along to your favorite holiday tunes while strolling along with classics filling the air through the City’s sound system. Expanded outdoor dining patios are perfect for enjoying seasonal food and drinks amidst the winter wonderland. Stop by the Farmers Market on Saturdays from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm for seasonal produce, foods, and merchandise

For more information about Downtown Winter Garden’s Tis the Season 2020, visit the OFFICIAL HOLIDAY GUIDE, https://downtownwg.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/COWG_OfficialHolidayGuide-1.pdf


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