3100 South A1A (S Oceanshore Blvd.) Flagler Beach, FL 32136 +1 386 517 2086
Take a drive northeast of Orlando and a just a little north of Daytona Beach to visit Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler Beach. Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Intracoastal Waterway on the other, this park provides a spectacular beach area for swimming, tanning and beachcombing. It is named after two legendary Floridians- the singer Gamble Rogers and the railroad owner Henry Flagler. Activities in the park include camping, picnicking, hiking trails, boardwalk, boat ramp, interpretive programs as well as lots of natural Florida surroundings to explore and native wildlife to observe. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
The CityArts Factory is situated in the Downtown Arts District and displays one of the largest art collections in Orlando. Admission is free and local and international art exhibits are changed monthly. This is not your typical art gallery, since there are astounding presentations of visual and performing arts. The CityArts Factory building contains six independent art galleries on the first level. With the SAK Comedy Lab located on the second level. Special events are held every third Thursday of each month. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
400 West Church Street Orlando, FL 32801 +1 407 440 7000
Amway Center is known for being a prominent sports and entertainment venue in Downtown. The facade and interiors of the center are designed by ace architects and are very eclectically built. It is well facilitated with a concourse, locker rooms, rest rooms, concert stage and so on. Events here include home fixtures of the Orlando Magic basketball team, other local tournaments, the famed NBA championship, WWE events, concerts, dance, theatricals and other gatherings in performing arts. So watch out for their schedules to catch the next big event in town.
Boom-Art By Rogers Studio, located in the downtown area of Orlando, provides a colorful and intriguing array of artwork created by two former circus clowns from a world-renowned circus. The studio may be small in size, but contains a mass of creative artwork ranging in price from a couple of dollars to over five hundred dollars. The artist, Glenn and Sandy Rogers, will convert anything you can imagine into unique artwork. According to the owners, the artwork is collected and displayed around the world by famous individuals, such as stars, celebrities and royalty. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Northwest Community Church is not just any other religious sight. This church aims at healing people, spreading the message of oneness and help people reach Christ. The various weekend gatherings, conferences and classes help people value relationships and educates them about the diverse aspects of life. Here, everyday you can witness creativity galore as this place showcases theatre plays, dance shows, dance workshops and other cultural activities. Kids, too, are not left behind at this place, as the church conducts fun-filled summer programs and events for the young tots. So come along and celebrate life!
The Ballroom at Church Street is an imperial venue ideal for any kind of event. Walk into this grandeur to be in awe of the intricately designed interiors that ooze style and elegance from every corner. And to complement this, each space is equipped with high-end sound systems and lighting equipments and flanked by a professional staff. You can host an official event or gather your loved ones for a surprise party. And there could not be a better way to say your wedding vows in this palatial splendor! All in all, every event held here is sure to etch a memorable experience!
South Orange Avenue Orlando, FL 32801 +1 407 363 5872
Downtown Orlando is the main commercial and entertainment hub of the city. Easily accessible from any route, this area has lush parks and gardens, schools, sports and recreational areas, hospitals, art and cultural center and financial institutions in its vicinity. From high-priced boutiques, shopping malls to the bargainable local shops, the residents have loads of choices to splurge. The chain of popular restaurants located here make this an ideal haunt for any food lover. All in all, a place that caters to the different needs of the locals and the visitors.
649 West Livingston Street Orlando, FL 32801 +1 407 246 2760
'Orlando Downtown Recreation Complex' is fondly called as the 'Old Davis Armory' by the locals in the area. It is conveniently located beside the TD Waterhouse Centre. The place offers a gymnasium, a cardio room, a free weights room and nautilus room. It also has a boardwalk, a canoe, facility for fishing and equestrian, swimming, basketball court, camping, inline skating and much more.
1301 Atlanta Avenue Orlando, FL 32806 +1 407 872 1117
Orlando Brewing is hidden away in a warehouse district, but it is worth seeking out. There are free tours of this local brewery, which brews the only organic certified beer in the whole state of Florida. The numerous ales created here vary from extra light to very dark and are freshest beer around. Orlando Brewing has live shows and plenty to drink in the Taproom, a lot of special events scheduled all year round and a gift shop full of all kinds of unique items. It offers a casual, fun atmosphere in which you can relax, drink great beers, and hang out playing bar games with your friends.
600 West Amelia Street Orlando, FL 32801 +1 407 849 2001
Located in Orlando Centroplex, Expo Center is a famous venue for events and programs. The 65,136 sq. ft space comprising of grand ballrooms and seven spacious meeting rooms is ideal for any event-corporate or private. The well-equipped banquet and catering facilities are tailored to suit individual client requirements. And the easy access from nearby attractions makes it convenient for your guests too.
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