Winter Garden

You’ll love the area’s year-round warmth and perpetually sunny weather.

Welcome to Winter Garden

A celebration of heritage and community in this Orlando-area haven

Fourteen miles west of Downtown Orlando, Florida sits Winter Garden. As part of the Orlando Metropolitan area, Winter Garden enjoys the benefits of the nearby urban epicenter while taking advantage of the slower pace of life found in this tight-knit community. Here, you’ll be one of approximately 46,000 permanent residents, and you’ll love the area’s year-round warmth and perpetually sunny weather.

What to Love

  • Community-focused area
  • Proximity to Orlando attractions 
  • Local dedication to the arts and culture

Local Lifestyle

Winter Garden is considered the cultural capital of West Orange County and offers several museums, theaters, art galleries, and a popular weekly farmer's market. Its lifestyle is regarded as a sparse suburban feel with many families and young professionals as residents.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Historic downtown Winter Garden features a collection of restaurants, cafes, and shops that make it perfect for an afternoon browsing window displays or grabbing a bite to eat. 

One of the favorite places to eat in Winter Garden is Michael's Ali Coal Fired Pizza. Its specialty is coal-fired pizza made right in front of you–you can even customize your toppings. Their Margherita Primo promises to be one of the best margherita pizzas you've had. Some of the best Thai food around Orlando is found at Thai Blossom. This award-winning restaurant features authentic Thai food served traditionally and in a warm atmosphere. Morthan Cheese is a one-of-a-kind eatery whose namesake specialty is best-served melted. 

For every day conveniences, Winter Garden Village has everything you need readily available, so you won’t have to travel far to run your errands.

Things to Do

Every weekend, downtown Winter Garden hosts a farmer's market where vendors sell fresh plants, flowers, produce, artisan crafts, baked goods, and local food and beverages. It also features live music, and it’s fun for the whole family. 

Luther F. Tilden was a pioneer in citrus cultivation and a leading citrus grower during the late 1800s. He also played an instrumental role in establishing early schools and churches near Winter Garden. Today, you can explore the Luther F. Tilden House, a step back into history.

The West Orange Trail is a rail-trail that offers bikers an opportunity to ride along the trail and through downtown Winter Garden. You can rent bikes and even rollerblade on one of the West Orange Trail tours.

The Garden Theatre was originally built in 1935 as a single-screen cinema. It was the first cinema built in Central Florida and was popular among the locals as a gathering place to watch newsreels and films. In 1963, the theatre was closed. After it was restored, it reopened back in 2008. It now features more than 450 events per season and has become a shining star for cultural performing arts in Winter Garden.


The public school district serving Winter Garden is the Orange School District, catering to grades PK-12

  • Cornerstone Academy Charter, K-8
  • Bridgewater Middle School, 6-8
  • Cornerstone Academy Charter High, 9-12

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