Winter Springs hosts many cultural events throughout the year providing opportunities for families and visitors to enjoy the many public facilities and amenities offered by the City. Local artisans and businesses thrive as well, benefitting from the thousands of visitors drawn to these events each year for cities region-wide.
Winter Springs Festival of the Arts
One of the City's signature events, this free art, wine, and jazz festival attracts residents and visitors to the upscale event. Patrons stroll along beautiful Blumberg Boulevard viewing the work of 125 fine artists, enjoying music and entertainment by performing artists, and tasting a variety of foods. The popularity and attendance at this regional festival continues to increase, with over 20,000 attendees at the 2010 festival.
Central Florida Highland Games
The Scottish-American Society of Central Florida holds the Central Florida Highland Games on the third weekend in January at the City of Winter Springs' Central Winds Park. This multi-day event is one the largest highland game events held in the United States, and has become one of the most well-attended events in Seminole County, with over 25,000 people in attendance in 2010. For additional information about the Central Florida Highland Games go to www.flascot.com.
Hound Ground Dog Park
In 2010 the City opened a brand new permanent dog park known as the Hound Ground. This charming park offers fenced in, leash-optional areas for large and small dogs, water and shade facilities, and a training area. The Hound Ground Dog Park is located at 900 East State Road 434. For additional information please contact (407) 327-6597.