Top 10 Things to Do for Valentine’s Day in Downtown Winter Garden
Downtown Winter Garden’s romantic charm and fun offerings make it the ideal location for this year’s Valentine’s Day celebration. Click the following link for lists of Valentine’s Day Activities | Dining Specials | Shopping Offers!
Create shared experiences…and memories…this Valentine’s Day! There is so much to do in Downtown Winter Garden, and the activities below are guaranteed to make you fall in love and…with…Downtown Winter Garden.
BE SERENADED UNDER THE STARS BY FORGET ME NOT DUO
Centennial Plaza Gazebo
Downtown Winter Garden
101 W. Plant Street
Friday, February 14, 6:00-9:00 pm
Romantic Music under the stars…and twinkling lights
Love and music will fill the air of downtown Winter Garden on Valentine’s Day! Making a special guest appearance from Nashville, TN, the husband and wife duo of Forget Me Not will put a fresh spin on popular songs as well as a touch of romance.
Your loved one will certainly not feel forgotten when serenaded by Forget Me Not!
Originally from Orlando, FL, Forget Me Not has a strong background in music and performance, having been hired by companies like Walt Disney World and Sea World to do recording work as well as live performances.
CINDERELLA CARRIAGE TOUR EXPERIENCE
Friday, February 14, 6:00-10:00 pm
Fairy tales do come true when you treat your princess…or prince…to a horse-drawn Cinderella coach experience through downtown Winter Garden. Feb. 14, 6:00-10:00 pm. $80 total for 2-4 people. Limited reservations:
TAKE PICTURES (OR SELFIES) AT THE VALENTINE’S DAY MURAL WALL
A specially-created chalk mural created by famed artist Rudy Drapiza to mark the holiday on social media… and create a lasting memory.
Located at South Boyd Street and Plant Street
(this is not the actual wall art by Rudy, just a representation for promotion purposes ❤️)
IMMERSE IN THE COLORS OF VALENTINE’S DAY AS DOWNTOWN PROJECTS THE SPIRIT OF THE HOLIDAY WITH SPECIAL EFFECT LIGHTING.
City Hall will be lit red, the splash pad turns purple, and lighted trees and gazebo will add a touch of twinkle. The perfect backdrop for fun and pictures!
COUPLES ART WORKSHOP: CREATE A STAINED GLASS PAINTED BOTTLE LAMP KEEPSAKE
Saturday, February 15, 2-5 p.m
Artist: Kathy Bee
Couples can create a stained glass inspired lamp keepsake this Valentine’s Day weekend. Working together, couples will use a unique form of stained glass paint that is cut with scissors and placed on bottles using combined creativity. Inspirational quotes and decorations will complete the couples’ very own, one-of-a-kind lighted art. Only pay ONE FEE PER COUPLE for this Valentine’s Day Special: $60 members/$75 non-members (supplies included).
VALENTINE’S “CHOCOLATEY CRAWL”
Friday, February 14
7:30 pm start time, 7:00 early registration
A “passport” to explore the handmade, extraordinary, “chocolatey” treats and unique establishments throughout Downtown Winter Garden. Self-paced, walking tour with five pre-set stops/tastings:
- Scoops Old Fashioned Ice Cream Store (Ice cream treat)
- Rosallie Le French Cafe (truffles)
- David Ramirez Chocolates (macaroons)
- Way Chocolate and Coffee (chocolate-covered strawberries)
- AND ultra-decadent Hot Cocoa provided by Winter Garden Food Tours
*Limited to 35 guests.
Reservations online. Walk-ups are welcome if space available.
COUPLES HISTORICAL WALKING & BIKING TOUR
Guided by the Winter Garden Heritage Museum docent. Reservations: 407-656-3244
COUPLES BIKE RIDE
Winter Garden Wheel Works
101 W. Plant St.
Take a romantic bike ride through the quaint downtown and its adjoining award-winning 22-mile trail. 2 for1 bike rentals at Winter Garden Trailhead– or get a discount on the purchase of a tandem bike rental.
DINE AND WINE
At the many unique, award-winning restaurants in Downtown Winter Garden. Many feature irresistible dinner, dessert, and drink specials, including aphrodisiac ale release of “Love Potion” at Crooked Can Brewing Company.
For a list of Valentine’s Day Dining & Sipping Specials, click here.
STROLL AND SHOP
Hand-in-hand along the charming, twinkle-lit, historic streets and pop in the one-of-a-kind shops. A perfect time to buy your special someone that special something!
For a list of Valentine’s Day Shopping Specials, click here.