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Dees Brothers Brewery to Expand Historic Downtown Sanford’s Prominent Craft Scene

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Sixth Craft Brewery to Keep Sanford’s Scene Hoppin! Benjamin and Michael Dees - the Dees Brothers - are excited to join the craft beer party in Historic Downtown Sanford. In December of 2018, after receiving the green light for build out of brewery operations from the City of Sanford, the brothers purchased the 1919 building located at 210 Magnolia Ave....

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...

Inaugural Asian Lantern Festival Coming to the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

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The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens will transform into an evening wonderland of lights during the Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild starting in November. This limited engagement cultural event will dazzle guests with over 30 larger-than-life sculptural LED lantern displays featuring plants, animals, and traditional Asian elements, including a nearly 200-foot-long dragon. “This festival perfectly integrates cultural traditions...

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...

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...

Raw Travel TV Presents “Let’s Go Sanfording” at Special Screening in Historic Downtown Sanford

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RAW TRAVEL TV PRESENTS “LET’S GO SANFORDING” AT SPECIAL SCREENING - Third and Final Episode Spotlighting Historic Downtown Sanford, Florida Premieres May 18-19th Across the US - NEW YORK, NY: May 10th, 2019 - AIM Tell-A-Vision® Group (AIM TV) announced today that its internationally syndicated television series Raw Travel® will premiere its third and final episode spotlighting Historic Downtown Sanford...