Kickoff the holidays in Winter Park
Join in the tradition of Winter Park holiday festivities as Park Avenue is transformed into a winter wonderland, complete with a tree lighting, carolers, snowmaking, and a visit from Santa.
The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the City of Winter Park, Park Avenue Merchants Association, and Enzian Theater to kickoff the holidays in Winter Park on Friday, December 1, 2017. Be part of this tradition as Park Avenue is transformed into a winter wonderland for a holiday street party. Come experience the best of downtown Winter Park this holiday season!
Park Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic in order to transform downtown into a pedestrian plaza, beginning at 3 p.m. New England Avenue will remain open to thru traffic.
A flurry of activities will be held from 5 – 10 p.m., including:
Holiday Tree Lighting
Visits and Photos with Santa
Popcorn Flicks in the Park
Music and Entertainment
Merchant Open House & Window Contest
Winter in the Park Holiday Ice Skating Rink
Friday Nights at the Morse
Holiday Art Competition
We’re excited to announce that The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring the Annual Holiday Art Competition in downtown Winter Park again this year.
The competition is open to children 13 years of age and younger. There are two categories, ages 7 and younger and ages 8 to 13. Two winners per category will be presented with $100 gift cards. An official entry form is enclosed, which may be reproduced as needed by school art departments, art clubs and organizations.
Please note the deadline for submission is 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 and judging will take place Monday, Nov. 20.
This year’s winning artwork will be scanned and printed on holiday banners that will be displayed along the light poles around the City of Winter Park. The unveiling of the Holiday Art Competition winners will be held Friday, Dec. 1 just prior to the lighting of the Holiday Tree (5:15 p.m.). Winners will also receive their gift certificates at that time.Holiday Art Contest Submission Form
For additional information about this event, including vendor opportunities, sponsorship or the holiday art competition, contact Ally Stricker at email@example.com or call (407) 644-8281.