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The Old Jailhouse Restaurant on Palmetto Ave. Opens Today Tuesday, Feb. 12th, 2019 at 5pm

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The long awaited The Old Jailhouse restaurant opens today at 5pm and boy are you in store for something special! They're located at 113 Palmetto Ave. in beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford - right across from Celery City Craft in the 'Famous L'! This will be the hottest restaurant in Central Florida so be sure to pay them a visit soon...

Valentine’s Day Specials 2019 in Historic Downtown Sanford

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You choose. Those are two words I love to hear before a date. If you have the privilege of planning your Valentine’s Day itinerary, look no further than Historic Downtown Sanford. While its restaurants and bars are a treat on any night, we’ve got you covered on what’s happening on February 14th. Not a fan of walking? Hit up the...

Love Your Shorts Film Festival 2019 Showcases The Best of Short Indie Films

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The Love Your Shorts Film Festival is an annual showcase in Sanford, Florida, of short films from around Florida, the United States and the world. The February festival, founded in 2010 to embrace and appreciate the art of the short film, was first shown at the Greater Sanford Regional Chamber of Commerce. Since then it has been presented at the 1923 Wayne...

Sanford Craft Beer Fest Offers Plenty of Bark for the Buck

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Craft beer and charity come together Saturday, March 23rd in Historic Downtown Sanford with the 8th annual Pints n’ Paws Craft Beer Festival to benefit Dolly’s Foundation and Pet Rescue by Judy. Hosted by West End Trading Company and Celery City Craft, this pet-friendly event features 100-plus of the top craft brews, local food trucks and live entertainment. Pints 'N...

‘West Side Story’ to Open Limited Run February 8-24 at Theater West End

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Theater West End in Historic downtown Sanford, will present “West Side Story” for a limited engagement, February 8-24, 2019. The three-time Tony® Award-winning musical about star-crossed lovers and racial tension is relevant, raw and more poignant now than ever. Sanford audiences will be mesmerized by the contemporary Romeo and Juliet story about young lovers yearning to be together, even though...

Brews Around the Zoo Returns to the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

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Brews Around the Zoo, presented by Wayne Densch, Inc., is returning for its twelfth year at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens on Saturday, April 13 from 6 PM to 10 PM. This wildly popular event directly supports the Zoo's animal welfare, conservation initiatives, and education programs. Over 1,800 guests are expected to attend this adults-only night featuring food...

Raw Travel Spotlights Historic Downtown Sanford, Florida

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HistoricDowntownSanford.com – The Visitors Guide /media@historicdowntownsanford.com Tel (305) 306-8636 RAW TRAVEL SPOTLIGHTS HISTORIC DOWNTOWN SANFORD, FLORIDA  - Authentic Travel Show Visits Central Florida’s Not So Hidden Gem -  SANFORD, FL: January 29th, 2019- HistoricDowntownSanford.com Visitors Guide announced today that the internationally syndicated television series Raw Travel® will debut a new episode spotlighting Historic Downtown Sanford in Seminole County, Florida on February 23rd and...

Historic Downtown Sanford’s Art Walk of 2019 is Turning It Up

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Art openings, food trucks and book signings abound to make for this month’s coolest night out! Peep our list below to see what’s in store this Saturday (1/19) from 6-9pm.  Jeanine Taylor Folk Art –  Jeanine Taylor Folk Art presents All Smalls, a new collection of art straight from the heart of Theresa Disney. As a self-proclaimed “visual storyteller,” Disney gives...

Autumn Paints in Colors that Summer has Never Seen | Sanford Art Walk

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It’s Fall y’all! And we’re hoping that the temps drop a few degrees for this month’s Sanford Art Walk. If it’s true that “Autumn paints in colors that Summer has never seen” then we are 100% ready for a change of season! On the third Saturday of every month, the brick lined streets of Historic Downtown Sanford are humming with...

Dinner & Show plus Drinks & Dessert in Historic Downtown Sanford

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Were you one of the lucky ones who scored a pair of tickets to the sold out show at Theater West End - The Color Purple? Well consider yourself lucky because it's the hottest show in Central Florida right now! Well there's another amazing musical going on right down the street at our historic Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center: Legally...