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The Audubon Park Garden District is a thriving community filled with award winning shops, restaurants, bars, hair salons, health care providers, interior designers and other service professionals. Just a short walk from beautiful Leu Gardens to the west, the Garden District is anchored on its east side by expansive Blue Jacket Park. In between visitors will find Central Florida’s best cupcakes and ice cream, craft beer, books, flowers, antiques, original art and much more.

In addition to the best retail and service experience around, the Garden District is home to some of Orlando’s most original events.

Upcoming APGD Events

Fourth Annual Kidsfest, Saturday April 26, noon to 4 p.m.

Saturday, April 26, noon to 4 p.m., Kidsfest returns to the Audubon Park Garden District. This annual event is a fun-filled afternoon of creative and interactive activities for kids of all ages. Throughout the district, families will find an array of workshops and hands on activities where kids can make art, create music, cook, craft and so much more.

Activities include zumba for families; Star Wars inspired yoga; cupcake piping; record spinning; pizza making; healthy sandwich building; painting; ukulele strumming; pipe organ demos; music making; yoga obstacle course fun; doughnut glazing and decorating; creating keychains with beads and charms; plus storytime for all!

Special guests this year include Kids Fringe and local award winning children’s author, Ethan Long.

We’ll also have a bounce house, sidewalk chalk, coloring and more surprises.

Space is limited for almost every workshop so we encourage everyone to register in advance.

District Wide. (Mostly) Free!

Third Annual Artisan Cheese and Wine Pairing

As part of the Audubon Park Garden District’s Bastille Day Celebration, we are hosting our Third Annual Artisan Cheese and Wine pairing fundraiser Saturday, July 12, 2014, 5 to 7 p.m. Patrons will enjoy sampling five cheeses, both French and French-inspired, which will be paired with fabulous boutique wines. Once again, this event will be magnifique.

This event has sold out in advance both times we’re done it before, so don’t hesitate. Order your tickets now.

This event is a fundraiser to benefit the Audubon Park Garden District, which is dedicated to building the best in community right here in Central Florida.

Photo by Steven Miller Photography.

Photo by Steven Miller Photography.

Sixth Annual Bastille Day Celebration

In addition to our ticketed Artisan Cheese and Wine Pairing event, the Audubon park Garden District is also bring back it’s free, outdoor Bastille Day festivities. We’ll have a Marie Antoinette this year, along with a guillotine; croquet on the lawn; a French inspired art stroll; a French inspired open air market; French themed movie; and baguette fencing returns, too.

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Note: Many of our beautiful photographs have been taken by the Garden District’s official photographer, Steven Miller. His portfolio can be seen here. All the images belong to him and we use them with his permission. They are available for sale should anyone wish to use them. Steven can be reached at 407.504.7314.