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Annual Manual 2014

Winter Park: Park Avenue

One kings lane

Photo: PHOTOS BY ROB BARTLETT, License: N/A

PHOTOS BY ROB BARTLETT

Blu on the avenue

Photo: , License: N/A


Park Avenue’s seemingly endless charm, while clichéd, is its accessibility to just about anything your weekend calls for. Street performers make music under the awnings, a sweet snack or frosty beverage is never more than a few steps away, people-watching is premium and it’s not difficult to while away a lazy Sunday at a bistro table. It’s a distinctly European vibe, which isn’t easy to find in Orlando (in all fairness, Winter Park is an incorporated town of its own), so make one trip to this strip and you’ll see why the sidewalk overflows on weekends with blissful, latte-sipping loiterers.

EAT

Blu on the Avenue
326 S. Park Ave., Winter Park
407-960-3778
bluontheavenue.com

BurgerFi
538 S. Park Ave., Winter Park
407-622-2010
burgerfi.com

Luma on Park
124 N. Park Ave., Winter Park
407-599-4111
lumaonpark.com

DRINK

Prato
290 S. Park Ave., Winter Park
407-262-0050
prato-wp.com

The Wine Room
270 S. Park Ave., Winter Park
407-696-9463
thewineroomonline.com

SHOP

The Ancient Olive
324 N. Park Ave., Winter Park
321-972-1899
theancientolive.com

Rocket Fizz
520 S. Park Ave., Winter Park
407-645-3499
rocketfizz.com

Ten Thousand Villages
346 N. Park Ave., Winter Park
407-644-8464
tenthousandvillages.com

PLAY

Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum
656 N. Park Ave., Winter Park
407-628-8200
casafeliz.us

Central Park
West Morse Boulevard, Winter Park
407-599-3334
cityofwinterpark.org

Scenic Boat Tour
312 E. Morse Blvd., Winter Park
407-644-4056
scenicboattours.com

GO

Winter in the Park
November through January
407-599-3399
cityofwinterpark.org
Ice skating, entertainment, outdoor movie showings, a holiday concert and more holiday cheer.

Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival
March 21-23, 2014
West Morse Boulevard, Winter Park
407-644-7207
wpsaf.org
Central Park comes alive during this renowned juried art show featuring live music and entertainment.

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