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City of Sanford Announces Creation of Supplemental Economic and Tourism Development Tax Rebate

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The City of Sanford is pleased to announce the creation of the Supplemental Economic and Tourism Development Tax Rebate. The City of Sanford’s leadership desires to ensure the advancement of a vibrant economy to benefit its’ citizens. To that end, the City Commission approved the creation of a new tax rebate which allows the city to assist projects and companies...

The Photography of Landscape & Nature Photographer Reg Garner Now Available on Historic Downtown Sanford’s ‘Shop Local’ Blog

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As the Fall 2019 version for the Sanford Visitors Guide launches the week of September 16th, visitors and locals will notice a very special advertisement on the inside front cover for local Sanford photographer Reg Garner. "Those who know me well know what a big fan I am of Reg Garner's work, especially the sunsets down by the marina. We...

New Map of Historic Downtown Sanford in Fall 2019 Issue of Visitors Guide

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We are happy to announce v1 of our map of Historic Downtown Sanford featuring our top restaurants, breweries, bars and gastropubs in the Fall 2019 issue of the Sanford Visitors Guide. Right smack in the middle as a two-page spread, the newly designed map will evolve from issue to issue adding new activities and businesses as they open. You can...

Sanford, FL Visitors Guide Fall 2019 v3 to be Printed and Distributed This Week for Sanford Food Truck Fiesta

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We are pretty excited to announce the Fall 2019 version of the Historic Downtown Sanford Visitors Guide will be printed and distributed the week of September 16th just in time for the very popular Sanford Food Truck Fiesta event! This issue features landscape and nature photographer Reg Garner, as his amazing photography which many locals know and love will now...

Visit Historic Downtown Sanford, Florida

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Visit Historic Downtown Sanford, just 20 minutes north of Orlando. The Historic Downtown Sanford district is a global travel destination featuring award-winning restaurants, craft breweries, gastropubs, shopping, world-class events, one of Central Florida’s most vibrant art communities and a spectacular marina featuring dinner cruises, boating and fishing. Love shopping? Historic Downtown Sanford is also home to over 50 independently owned...

$28M Riverwalk Expansion in the City of Sanford to be Completed Spring 2021

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Sanford’s growth as a culinary and craft beer destination is garnering it attention, with droves of tourists flocking to our city. Huge hotel, restaurant, and economic projects grab the majority of the headlines, but comprehensive city growth also requires a commitment to infrastructure, public amenities, and quality of life upgrades – in fact, many economic studies show that communities that...

SunRail to Run Late Train for the MLS All-Star Game

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Soccer fans can take advantage of SunRail this Wednesday, July 31 to get to the MLS All-Star Game – MLS All-Stars v. Atlético de Madrid, and then take the train home afterwards at 10:30 p.m.—both northbound and southbound. The destination and departure points are the Church Street Station north and south platforms, which are a 10 minute walk to and...

Raw Travel Smashes Records plus Episodes Featuring Historic Downtown Sanford and Seminole County at over 5.2 Million Live Viewers

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The numbers are in ... and they're amazing! AIM Tell-A-Vision (AIM TV) Group recently announced that its first-run, syndicated TV series Raw Travel® has completed its most successful May Sweeps rating period with +13% year to year audience growth and impressive +11% season-to-date year to year audience growth, leading to its biggest average audiences in the show’s 6 season history....

Sanford, FL Visitors Guide v2.1 to be Printed and Distributed This Week for 4th of July Festivities

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We are happy to announce that the Historic Downtown Sanford Visitors Guide v2.1 will be printed and distributed the week of July 1st in anticipation of the thousands of visitors to downtown Sanford and Fort Mellon Park for the Star Spangled Sanford Fireworks Extravaganza that night put on by The City of Sanford! Now at double the size as the...

Choo Choo to the Zoo Returning this Summer

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Starting Monday, June 3, ride SunRail to the Sanford Station and catch a ride on Choo Choo to the Zoo, a free shuttle that will take you to the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens! This service will be provided to riders from the Sanford SunRail Station to the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens through Friday, August 9, 2019. Choo Choo...